Journalist and railway enthusiast Michael Portillo will visit Preston in the next episode of BBC’s Great British Railway Journeys.Advertisement
Returning to the screen for its 10th series, Portillo kicks off with a trip through England’s industrial heartlands.
Starting in Warrington he travels to Huyton and then to Preston where he hears about the city’s most famous suffragette, Edith Rigby, and her links with Hutton and Howick WI.
Read more: Why it is only right we have an Edith Rigby statue in Preston
The show airs on Monday February 4 at 6.30pm on BBC2.