Aired Monday November 20, 7:00pm - 7:30pmon BBC Four

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 11 Episode 1: Newcastle to County Durham

Beginning just outside Newcastle in Jarrow, Michael uncovers the desperation which led 200 men to march 300 miles to Westminster in order to petition the Government for work. In Newcastle, Michael admires the city's iconic railway bridge before heading to Byker, where he discovers a new innovation in greyhound racing.

Documentary / Travel
Original air date
Cast and crew
  • Anthony HollandDirector
  • Michael PortilloHost