Great British Railway Journeys - Season 5 - Episode 19 - Faversham to Dorking
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Watch Series: Great British Railway Journeys Released in (2010) - Season 5 - Episode 19 ,airing date 2014-01-30 produced by UK, The TV Series categorized in Documentary, and content rating TV-G with duration 30 min broadcasted as these networks BBC Two, Streamed at Putlocker & directed by Marc Beers, Cassie Farrell, Tom Richardson. Michael Portillo continues his journey from Norwich to Chichester beginning in Faversham in Kent, at one of the country's oldest surviving breweries, Shepherd Neame. Michael discovers how the brewery invested heavily in the railways and even ran rolling stock with its own smart livery taking beer to London.
After making his own delivery to the Railway Tavern in one of the brewery's oldest vehicles, Michael heads for the south coast to the defensive town of Dover, little more than 25 miles from the historic enemy, the French. Here he uncovers one of Dover's best kept secrets, the sunken fortress known as the Western Heights.
In the Weald of Kent, Michael finds out how the railways helped to put Tonbridge School on track for cricketing glory before heading into Surrey where he blow-dries a hen in Dorking!
Date Modified: 2017-12-27 10:20:54
Air Date: 2014-01-30
Year Released: 2010
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