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Great Railway Journeys 

A series presenting various railway adventures from around the world.
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Michael Portillo makes various railway journeys across the UK, using a 150-year-old Bradshaw's Guide (a collection of railway timetables and a guidebook). He looks at the history, culture ... See full summary »

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A series presenting various railway adventures from around the world.

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Michael Palin attempts to copy the exploits of fictional character Phileas Fogg, by trying to travel around the world (without flying) in 80 days.

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Pole to Pole (TV Mini-Series 1992)
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Michael Palin undertakes a journey by the most direct route possible with the most land to cross from the North Pole to the South Pole.

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Michael Portillo crosses the Atlantic to ride the railroads of America, armed with Appleton's General Guide to the United States.

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Series cast summary:
Natalia Makarova ...  Herself / ... 1 episode, 1994
Michael Palin ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1994
Victoria Wood ...  Herself - Presenter 1 episode, 1996
Danny Glover ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1999
Nick Hancock Nick Hancock ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1999
Michael Portillo Michael Portillo ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1999
Clive Anderson Clive Anderson ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1994
Rian Malan ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1994
Lisa St. Aubin de Terán Lisa St. Aubin de Terán ...  Herself / ... 1 episode, 1994
Mark Tully Mark Tully ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1994
Benedict Allen ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1996
Chris Bonington ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1996
Henry Louis Gates ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1996
Buck Henry ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1996
Ben Okri Ben Okri ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1996
Alexei Sayle ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1996
Candita Batista Candita Batista ...  Herself 1 episode, 1999
Asake Bomani Asake Bomani ...  Herself 1 episode, 1999
Ian Hislop Ian Hislop ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1999
Ted Joans Ted Joans ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Fergal Keane Fergal Keane ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1999
Ousmane Sembene ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Rick Stein Rick Stein ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1999
Stephen Tompkinson ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
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A series presenting various railway adventures from around the world.

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13 January 1994 (UK) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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