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Writer:
Jules Verne (creator: original concept)
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Plot:
Michael Palin attempts to copy the exploits of fictional character Phileas Fogg, by trying to travel around the world (without flying) in 80 days. Full summary »
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Awards:
2 wins & 6 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Hugely enjoyable globetrotting trip See more (8 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 4)

Michael Palin ... Himself - Presenter (7 episodes, 1989)

Terry Gilliam ... Himself (2 episodes, 1989)
Basil Pao ... Himself (2 episodes, 1989)
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Series Directed by
Roger Mills (4 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Writing credits
Michael Palin (7 episodes, 1989)
Jules Verne (7 episodes, 1989)

Series Produced by
Clem Vallance .... producer / series producer (6 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Original Music by
Paddy Kingsland (7 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Film Editing by
David Thomas (4 episodes, 1989)
Howard Billingham (2 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Art Department
Liz Friedman .... graphic designer (7 episodes, 1989)
Iain Macdonald .... graphic designer (2 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Sound Department
Ron Brown .... sound (4 episodes, 1989)
David Jewitt .... sound (3 episodes, 1989)
Michael Narduzzo .... sound (3 episodes, 1989)
John Hale .... sound (2 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Nigel Meakin .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1989)
Nigel Walters .... camera operator (3 episodes, 1989)

Graham Banks .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Angela Elbourne .... production assistant / travel researcher (7 episodes, 1989)
Ann Holland .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1989)
 

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49 min (7 episodes)
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Australia:PG (DVD rating)
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Trivia:
Michael Palin has revealed that Alan Whicker, Miles Kington, Noel Edmonds and Clive James all turned down the chance to present the series.See more »
Quotes:
Michael Palin:So, this is Poona. Bit of a disappointment really.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in What the Pythons Did Next... (2007) (TV)See more »

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22 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Hugely enjoyable globetrotting trip, 28 April 2003
Author: alkinsey1982 from United Kingdom

This is my favourite of Michael Palin's irresistable travel shows, and despite the fact that I know the outcome, I revisit it over and over.

The sights from London to Cairo, Shanghai to Tokyo, and Aspen to New York are breathtaking to see, and Michael Palin's delightfully humorous and informative commentary is a joy.

The journey retains all of its excitement every time I view it, and I hope I will never grow tired of it.

I recommend that all lovers of travel see this, and anyone else for that matter, as the sights are fantastic to see from your own armchair.

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