Michael Palin follows the path of the book Around The World in Eighty Days. He's following the same rules as the characters in the fictional book as well, no air travel.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Frank Skinner ...  Himself - Narrator 6 episodes, 2009
Michael Palin ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2009
Matt Baker Matt Baker ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2009
John Barrowman ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2009
Julia Bradbury Julia Bradbury ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2009
Nick Hewer Nick Hewer ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2009
Saira Khan Saira Khan ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2009
Myleene Klass ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2009
Louise Minchin ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2009
Bill Turnbull Bill Turnbull ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2009
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Michael Palin follows the path of the book Around The World in Eighty Days. He's following the same rules as the characters in the fictional book as well, no air travel.

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