Great Canal Journeys

Episode Guides

Timothy West and Prunella Scales embark on four spectacular canal journeys in Britain and France

About the Show

Timothy West and Prunella Scales embark on four spectacular canal journeys in Britain and France

Series 2 Summary

Timothy West and Prunella Scales embark on four more canal journeys in the UK and Europe

  • Great Canal Journeys

    Episode 1 - Oxford Canal

    Timothy and Pru take a journey on the Oxford Canal through the Cherwell Valley, meeting author Philip Pullman and their son Samuel West on the way

  • Great Canal Journeys

    Episode 2 - The London Ring canals

    Timothy and Pru explore London's Union and Regent's canals, from Brentford to Limehouse, meeting with friends Andrew Sachs and Sir Ian McKellen

  • Episode 3 - Canal du Midi

    Timothy and Pru explore the most picturesque stretch of the Canal du Midi in the south of France, eating lamb's brain fritters and drinking 200-year-old brandy

  • Episode 4 - Forth and Clyde and Union Canals

    Timothy and Pru travel through the stunning scenery of some of central Scotland's most glorious countryside, from Edinburgh to Glasgow