Portillo's Hidden History of Britain
21:00 - 22:00

Michael Portillo ends his journey in Sussex at the popular seaside destination of Brighton, where he goes in search of the hidden history of this British coastal resort. The ghostly skeleton of the town's West pier has become one of the UK's most well-known ruins, and Michael discovers that its extraordinary staying power is thanks to its Victorian engineering. Later, Michael joins Britain's oldest swimming club for a bracing dip, before meeting Jo Berry, daughter of Conservative MP Anthony Berry, who was killed by an IRA bomb at Brighton's Grand Hotel during the party's 1984 conference. Last in the series(n)

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