Full Steam Ahead (2016– )
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Episode #1.3 

The team look at how the railways transformed the British diet, reviving a nation that was struggling to feed itself. The mass transportation of fish, livestock and vegetables fed the nation's cities and spawned popular new dishes.

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Chris Mitchell

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Philip Glenister ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Peter Ginn Peter Ginn ... Himself - Presenter
Ruth Goodman ... Herself - Presenter
Alex Langlands Alex Langlands ... Himself - Presenter
John Martin John Martin ... Himself - Professor of Agricultural History, De Montford University (as Professor John Martin)
Steve Barker Steve Barker ... Himself - Locomotive Driver, Watercress Line
Glenn Kilpatrick Glenn Kilpatrick ... Himself - Local Historian
Barry Brown Barry Brown ... Himself - Fortunes Kipper Smokehouse
Edward Dark Edward Dark ... Himself - Chief Livestock Steward
Mike Cowell Mike Cowell ... Himself - Breeder of Bulls
Don Tyler Don Tyler ... Himself - Fish Wholesaler, Billingsgate Fish Market
Daniel Dixon Daniel Dixon ... Himself - Davy's Fish and Chip Shop, Beamish Museum
George Willie George Willie ... Himself - Ploughman
Jonathan Neame Jonathan Neame ... Himself - Shepherd Neame Brewery
Guy Debes Guy Debes ... Himself - Traction Engine Owner
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The team look at how the railways transformed the British diet, reviving a nation that was struggling to feed itself. The mass transportation of fish, livestock and vegetables fed the nation's cities and spawned popular new dishes.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 2016 (UK) See more »

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The Open University See more »
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Stereo

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The number of viewers fell to 2,224,000 for this third installment of "Full Steam Ahead", pushing the show down to sixth in the rankings for BBC2 for the period 1st - 7th August 2016. See more »

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