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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 10 Episode 15: East Malling to Rye

Michael Portillo travels from Warwick to Rye in East Sussex. In the orchards of East Malling, Kent, Michael discovers that the Edwardians' serious attitude towards cultivation bore fruit. Rootstock developed at the NIAB Centre for Fruit Research, established in 1913, is today responsible for much of world apple production.

Documentary / Travel
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Cast and crew
  • Cassie FarrellDirector
  • Michael PortilloHost