Joanna Lumley's Greek Odyssey

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 4 - Mount Olympus And Beyond

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Joanna meets the people and discovers places in the mountainous region of northern Greece. Here the hills are alive with ancient stories and legends. Some familiar, others long since gone untold.

Season 1, Episode 3 - The Islands

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Hitching a lift on board a shipping magnate’s yacht, Joanna’s route begins on the ancient island of Crete, where she learns about a way of life that has transcended centuries, spending time with the shepherds in the high, remote mountains of the island. The shepherds played a key role fighting alongside the Resistance agai...

Season 1, Episode 2 - Greece's Borderlands

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Joanna is travelling across the northern most regions of Greece, through an area that has been vastly influenced by the world around it, more so than anywhere else in the country. Her route is from the western Ionian island of Corfu to the turbulent eastern border it shares with Turkey and Bulgaria. It’s a frontier-land wh...

Season 1, Episode 1 - The Land Of The Ancient Greeks

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Joanna begins her Greek odyssey at the Parthenon in Athens, which was created by the ancient Greeks two and a half thousand years ago. This was the dawn of western civilisation; the birth of democracy, language, science, and medicine.