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Great continental railway journeys. Series 2

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Title Great continental railway journeys. Series 2 [videorecording].
Publisher/Date Australia : Distributed by Roadshow Entertainment, 2018.
Pagination etc. 2 DVD-videos (355 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Catalogued from container.
Roadshow Entertainment : R-124200-9.
Originally broadcast in the UK on the BBC television network in 2013.
"Michael Portillo retraces the journeys from Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide" -- Cover.
Madrid to Gibraltar -- Turin to Venice -- Dresden to Kiel -- Copenhagen to Oslo -- Prague to Munich -- Bordeaux to Bilbao.
Creation Note Series producer, Michelle Heeley ; Executive producer: John Comerford, Pam Cavannagh.
Performer note Presented by Michael Portillo.
Summary Note In this series, Michael returns to his native Spain to discover what the intrepid tourists of the Belle Epoque experienced on their travels through the fading Spanish empire. He travels South from Madrid and finishes with tales of British espionage on the Rock of Gibraltar. The second journey takes Michael from the former political capital of Italy, Turin, to Casanova’s capital of romance, Venice. Continuing to follow his Bradshaw’s, in the third journey, Michael explores Germany and learns how tourists in the early 20th century would have been visiting quite a new country, which they admired and envied but also feared. Michael then travels north into Scandinavia and discovers the royal roots of those Edwardian travellers’ close dynastic ties with the kingdoms of Denmark and Norway. He also visits the final resting place of George Bradshaw in Oslo. For his fourth journey, Michael explores the stunning art nouveau architecture of Prague, then travels through the Czech Republic crossing into Bavaria, arriving in Munich and discovers an early 20th century pioneer who laid the foundations for the city’s pre-eminence in science and technology today. In his final journey, Michael sets off to sample the delights of the French and Spanish Atlantic coast heading first to Bordeaux and finishing in Bilbao in the Spanish Basque country.
Target audience note Censorship classification : PG.
Language note In English with English subtitles.
Subject Railroad travel -- Madrid -- History
Railroad travel -- Venice -- History
Railroad travel -- Copenhagen -- History
Railroad travel -- France -- Bordeaux -- History
Railroad travel -- Norway -- Oslo -- History
Railroad travel -- Czech Republic -- Prague -- History
Railroad travel -- Germany -- Munich -- History
Railroad travel -- Germany -- Dresden -- History
Railroad travel -- Germany -- Kiel -- History
Railroad travel -- Europe
Railroad travel -- Europe -- History
Railroad travel -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History
Europe -- Description and travel
Travelogues (Television programs).
Documentary television programs.
Added Author Portillo, Michael, 1953- on-screen presenter.
Comerford, John producer.
Heeley, Michelle producer.
Cavannagh, Pam producer.
Corporate Author British Broadcasting Corporation issuing body.
Fremantle Media Enterprises (Firm) production company
Added title Great continental railway journeys (Television program)
Shelf Location DVD 910.04 GREA
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