The Joy of Train Sets – The Model Railway Story
Wednesday, 21.00, BBC4
We’re pretty sure that in any street in Britain there’s a good chance at least one attic houses a model railway set. Surely the least sexy and most male-dominated pastime at all, famously Christopher Trace got the job on Blue Peter because he was mad about them, as was the producer John Hunter-Blair, and in his interview they talked about nothing but. Here are loads more enthusiastic men – and we’re almost certain they will all be men – talking about the sheer enjoyment of this unglamorous hobby.