Great British Railway Journeys – 24 November 2020 – 24/11/2020 – Tuesday – SBS

Michael is in Cornwall’s county town, Truro, with his 1930s Bradshaw’s Guide. In the surrounding countryside, he finds the historic estate of Trewithen, whose gardens were stocked from China by professional plant hunters commissioned by its owner.

Clutching his 1930s Bradshaw’s Guide, Michael reaches Bodmin en route to Totnes as he explores the West Country from St Ives to Salisbury Plain. Out on the rugged moor, Michael hears how the celebrated author, Daphne du Maurier, captivated readers between the wars with her tales of smuggling at the Jamaica Inn.

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About Great British Railway Journeys

Michael Portillo travels along the railway networks of Great Britain and Ireland, referring to a Victorian guidebook written by George Bradshaw as he describes how the destinations have changed.

This show is broadcast on SBS.

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