Michael Palin: Travels Of A Lifetime

Michael Palin: Travels Of A Lifetime catch up

December 2022

March 7, 2021

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Leaving the towns and cities of Pakistan and India behind, Michael ascends into the mountains, to encounter the societies who live at the top of the world. This is one of the most spectacular landscapes in the world, but also home to a diverse range of people. Michael seeks out remote inhabitants across this extraordinary ...

March 7, 2021

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Michael continues his journey in Pakistan. He explores Islam, then moves on to India where he meets the Dalai Lama, and visits the Sikh town of Amritsar. Later, on the way to the foot of Everest, he meets Sadhus and stays with Buddhist nuns and monks.
November 2022

March 3, 2021

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This episode sees Michael revisit his fourth, and in some ways most personal, travel series. Inspired by the apparent emptiness of the desert as seen from a flight, and by boyhood dreams of exploration, Michael sets off to find out what this 'blank space' contains. He is delighted and inspired by the societies he encounter...

February 24, 2021

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Michael takes on his longest and most gruelling journey yet - an 80,000 km route around the Pacific Rim taking in Russia, China, Vietnam, Australia, and New Zealand and North and South America. This huge undertaking stretches him and the crew to their limits, and it sees him adopt a more investigative role, as he seeks to ...


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A look at how the success of 80 Days opened the door for Michael to tackle an even more ambitious journey for his next series. He would follow the line of 35 degrees latitude from North Pole to South, an incredibly challenging route across the USSR, Africa, and finally Antarctica. Along the way, he witnesses the last days ...
October 2022

February 10, 2021

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Journeying from London to Venice, Michael first encounters the grubby side of that famous city as he does a shift with its refuse collectors. Then it is on to Egypt, where he is thrown into the maelstrom of Cairo life and starts to get a taste for the unexpected. Gradually, Michael, who began the series nervous about the s...