Next Episode of Great British Railway Journeys is
Documentary series in which Michael Portillo travels the length and breadth of the country by train.
Michael continues his travels through the capital in the heart of London's East End. He begins in Hackney Wick, which today is transformed from the time of his 1930s Bradshaw's guide
Michael's rail tour of London continues in Hampstead, where Sigmund Freud found refuge from the Nazis. He ends up in Finsbury to learn about the influence of Russian emigre Berthold Lubetkin.
Armed with his 1930s Bradshaw's guide, Michael is in London, where he tracks the River Thames from east to west. Starting in Dagenham, he ends up at the iconic Battersea Power Station.
Michael discovers the origins of Harry Beck's iconic map of the Underground, learns about a shocking surrealist show in 1930s Piccadilly and explores the headquarters of Churchill's war cabinet.
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