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God’s Wonderful Railway

God's Wonderful Railway

God’s Wonderful Railway is a BBC TV series that tells the history of a Great Western Railway branch line through the perspective of children who lived and worked in each era. Avril Rowlands, the author and screenwriter for the series, joins us to discuss how the show is still impactful over 40 years after it originally aired and what goes into the process of creating historical fiction.

See some clips from the show:

Learn more about God’s Wonderful Railway from this video essay by Chris Eden Green:

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Photographer Robin Coombes

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