Great Australian Railway Journeys - BBC2

Michael Portillo on Sydney Bridge
(Image credit: BBC/Boundless, part of Fremantle)

Michael Portillo continues his survey of Great Australian Railway Journeys as he heads to Sydney

In Great Australian Railway Journeys, Michael Portillo and his wardrobe of many colours continues his adventure in Sydney (Saturday, 8pm, see our TV Guide for full details).

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He packs a lot in, walking across the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge and helping out with the lifeguards on Bondi Beach before boarding a train west.

Michael Portillo on the beach

Life's a beach for Michael Portillo

In the Blue Mountains he learns about the first settlers and their clashes with the indigenous people.

TV Times rating: ****