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22 Nov. 1989 Dateline to Deadline. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Michael Palin's Around the World in 80 Days Season 1 at Amazon.com. The eight-day voyage across the Arabian Sea to Bombay filmed 20 years ago has become a TV classic. The production crew are the same people as on 80 Days. Titlescreen of the series, featuring passport-style markings. After taking a ferry across the English Channel, Palin crosses the Alps on board the Venice-Simplon Orient Express before being stopped in Innsbruck due to an Italian railway strike. He followed Phileas Fogg's route as closely as possible. 49:15. After getting a quick shave from a blind barber under a tree and seeing a snake charmer's cobra, he is able to get a train ticket to Madras in south-eastern India. After a few days, he boards Amtrak's Desert Wind in Los Angeles and travels to Glenwood Springs, Colorado in the Rocky Mountains. Around the World in 80 Days with Michael Palin is a 7-part BBC television travel series first broadcast on BBC1 in 1989. Then it is on to Guangzhou for a dinner of shredded cobra and then a train journey to Shanghai. He also collects the roofing tile requested by Terry Gilliam from a very old railway station. The show was inspired by Jules Verne's classic 1873 novel Around the World in Eighty Days, in which a character named Phileas Fogg accepts a wager to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days or less. The series was presented in seven episodes. Michael Palin £ 10.99. That meant that Palin had to take a "crash course in sound recording" so they could film aboard the ship. I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like. Eventually, an "...Anglo-German-Indo-Yugoslav agreement the UN would have been proud of" was reached and Palin sets off on a Yugoslavian freighter, eleven days behind. Michael Palin - Full Circle E01. The agreement allowed only Palin and the cameraman Nigel Meakin to travel aboard the ship, and on condition that they worked as deckhands. Out of stock. Palin finds that the ship had indeed sailed from Singapore. Palin suggests that some people involved in the ceremony had watched Full Metal Jacket to prepare for it. Usually dispatched within 2 to 3 days. Palin was to not use any form of travel that was not around during Jules Verne's book, Around the World in 80 Days in 1873; most importantly, he was to use no aircraft. He also suggests that this will be just the first of many epic journeys Palin will make over the coming years. Along the way, Palin bonds with the dhow's crew who were an extended family from the Indian state of Gujarat, letting the oldest one listen to a Bruce Springsteen song on his Walkman, and developing a bad case of diarrhoea, resulting in many trips to the ship's unique open-air latrine. 49:18. 8.5 (78) 0. Arriving in Long Beach, California only two days behind Fogg, Palin spends his first night in America aboard the permanently berthed Queen Mary. In Dubai, the team finds a dhow named the Al-Shama to take them to Bombay. In Dubai, the team finds a dhow named the Al-Shama to take them to Bombay. Fredareed. Sadly, two of the original crew members had died in the intervening years, one of them being the older man whom Palin had let listen to Bruce Springsteen on his Walkman. Before leaving Bombay, he visits astrologer Jagjit Uppal[3] who, after giving him a chart for a baby to be born to one of his referees, Robert Hewison, tells him he will complete the journey on time, possibly even ahead of schedule and that time lost will be made up throughout the voyage. Before leaving Bombay, he visits astrologer Jagjit Uppal[3] who, after giving him a chart for a baby to be born to one of his referees, Robert Hewison, tells him he will complete the journey on time, possibly even ahead of schedule and that time lost will be made up throughout the voyage. The journey around the world lasted from 25 September to 12 December 1988. Palin later reunited with the captain of the Croatian ship in Rijeka, Croatia, during filming of his New Europe series. Ten days behind schedule, Michael Palin sets sail for Japan. 59:00. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The series were followed by several similar conceptual travel series featuring Palin as he concentrated on smaller areas of the world. He and Basil Pao take in a Chinese jazz band. Palin was to not use any form of travel that was not around during Jules Verne's book, Around the World in 80 Days in 1873; most importantly, he was to use no aircraft. After a brief stopover in Crete, Alexandria beckons. After that, he travels through the Corinth Canal to Athens, where he sees the world-renowned evzones, and meets a die-hard Python fan. Palin was to not use any form of travel that was not around during Jules Verne's book, Around the World in 80 Days in 1873; most importantly, he was to use no aircraft. This meeting was not shown in the original broadcast of the series but it is on the deleted scenes on the DVD. Michael Palin Full Circle E01. He also collects the roofing tile requested by Terry Gilliam from a very old railway station. Fredareed. The closing credits show Palin chatting with his referees at the BBC offices as he presents the souvenirs requested by them at the beginning to ceremonially prove his accomplishment. After spending the night in a capsule hotel, he boards a container ship to cross the Pacific Ocean. This trip was intended to follow in the footsteps of the (fictitious) Phileas Fogg in the 1873 Jules Verne book Around the World in Eighty Days.The use of aeroplanes was not allowed, a self-imposed restriction. Far East and Farther East. Palin succeeded in finding them and this journey was chronicled in the BBC television documentary, Around the World in 20 Years. During the Jeddah to Dubai episode, Palin managed to snap a few pictures which are seen in the documentary. The journey ends 79 days and 7 hours after it began. The production crew are the same people as on 80 Days. Actor and writer Michael Palin takes up the challenge to emulate the adventures of Phileas Fogg and circumnavigate the globe, travelling by land and sea. Around the World in 80 Days with Michael Palin is a 7-part BBC television travel series first broadcast on BBC1 in 1989. He attends a party thrown in his honour at the halfway point (in terms of days) in the journey. In it, Michael Palin goes in search of the crew of the Al Shama, the dhow which carried him from Dubai to Bombay (now Mumbai) some 20 years ago. After a nerve-wracking delay he realises he probably should have stayed on the Chicago-bound train. Delberthowarth93. Then it is on to Guangzhou for a dinner of shredded cobra and then a train journey to Shanghai. Available episodes of Around the World in 80 Days. There, Palin finds the captain of Al Shama himself, along with five other members of the crew. Michael Palin - Full Circle E01. In the book and an interview on the DVD, Palin mentions that Whicker had been the BBC's first choice of presenter, but he and two others (Miles Kington and Noel Edmonds) had declined; Palin was fourth on the BBC's list. Michael Palin - Rund um den Pazifik E05. In a race-against-time Michael pushes on despite setbacks, as he rushes to a nail biting finish back in the UK. In Shanghai, Palin gets some herbal remedies to help him on the rest of his trip. The programme was a critical and commercial success, winning strong ratings in the UK and selling well abroad. Palin arrives in Alexandria, Egypt, and has difficulty getting a train to Cairo. Arriving in Singapore, Palin worries whether or not his connecting boat from Singapore has sailed. Eventually arriving in New York City (Palin was actually supposed to depart North America from Nova Scotia, Canada, as he mentions earlier in the film, but the reason for the substitution for New York is not mentioned in either the film or the book, although the delay due to the stopover in Colorado is a probable cause). In the interview included with the DVD release, Palin said that he would like to meet the dhow's crew and thank them again for their gracious hospitality, though he remarks that he may never see them again. £1.26 delivery. Arriving in Venice by coach, he helps the local sanitation department clean up the city. The Saudi Arabia leg of the trip is represented in the TV series only with a few still pictures taken along the way. Arriving in Long Beach, California only two days behind Fogg, Palin spends his first night in America aboard the permanently berthed Queen Mary. Titlescreen of the series, featuring passport-style markings. Palin arrives in Alexandria, Egypt, and has difficulty getting a train to Cairo. Palin accepts the offer from the BBC to attempt travelling around the world in 80 days. The book contains many pictures from the trip. Read the book from Michael Palin's Around the World in 80 Days series, enjoy the photos and browse the pages and photos of his books online, as you take a virtual journey round the world. [2] After seeing the Pyramids in Giza and riding a camel named Michael, Palin runs into difficulties when the ship he was supposed to board has engine problems and cannot sail. Palin replies, "I just get wet." The journey took seven days on what became the most famous part of the whole trip featured in the series. 6 / 7 Ten days behind schedule, Michael sails out of Shanghai on a ferry bound for Japan. Mike Palin. The remainder of the team flew on these stretches. It was also released on video tape and later on DVD. Palin recounts his trip from Jeddah to Dubai via Riyadh, and notes that he drove the distance from London to the Black Sea in one weekend. Michael Palin: Around the World in 80 Days is a BBC television series presented by comedian and actor Michael Palin documenting his eighty-day trip around the world. After an extensive search involving the shipping company that owned Al Shama, Palin tracks them to the city of Mandvi in Gujarat. Mark Poll. Arriving in Singapore, Palin worries whether or not his connecting boat from Singapore has sailed. As a last-ditch effort to save the journey, Palin and the director Clem Vallance (and somebody from the British Embassy and a driver for some of the way) are permitted by the Saudi authorities to drive across Saudi Arabia to Dubai, with the rest of the crew (and their problematic camera equipment) making the journey by air. He takes a hot-air balloon ride and a dog sled trip in Aspen, Colorado. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. On the way, it stops in Pune, where Palin talks about his father winning two rowing cups there in 1923. After parting with Pao the next day, Palin takes a Chinese ferry to Yokohama, where he rides the world-famous shinkansen train to Tokyo. Cyclist to finish record-breaking ‘80 days around the world’ ... Muppet Babies Season 3 Episode 11 Around The Nursery In 80 Days. Eventually, an "...Anglo-German-Indo-Yugoslav agreement the UN would have been proud of" was reached and Palin sets off on a Yugoslavian freighter, eleven days behind. Michael Palin Around The World In 80 Days E03 Ancient Mariners Video. On 30 December 2008, the BBC aired a special one-hour documentary entitled Around the World in 20 Years. Palin then embarks on the Indian Railways express line called the "Southern Express" for Madras in Tamil Nadu state. After setting off from the Reform Club in London, he boards the Orient Express at Victoria Station in London, while reminiscing on his rigorous preparations for his upcoming circumnavigation, which included a daily exercise programme, a chat with seasoned TV traveller Alan Whicker, who was the BBC's (but not the production team's, who deliberately talked him out of it) first choice for the series and would go on to criticise the show, calling it "a seven-hour ego trip",[1] and the purchase of an inflatable globe. 57. Full Circle with Michael Palin 2/1. Palin was given the same deadline, and not allowed to use aircraft, which did not exist in Jules Verne's time and would make completing the journey far too easy. He also has dinner with his 'referees', who include Robert Hewison and fellow Pythons Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam. SKU: 1017 Categories: Books, Travel, Travel. 48:48 . Establishing Michael Palin as one of the world's favourite travelling companions, Around the World in 80 Days charts his attempt to follow in Philias Fogg's footsteps on the adventure of a lifetime. He followed Phileas Fogg's route as closely as possible. The journey takes eleven days and is very dull, enlivened only by a game of pass the parcel with the Singaporean crew, and the crossing of the International Date Line. The trip was recorded for a BBC series, but Palin's book stands on its own. It was presented by comedian and actor Michael Palin. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! The series were followed by several similar conceptual travel series featuring Palin as he concentrated on smaller areas of the world. Strictly speaking, it was only Palin who obeyed the rules of the journey, as the production team was not allowed on the road trip across Saudi Arabia and Qatar (Palin and Clem Vallance did this stretch) or on the Croatian ship (Palin and Nigel Meakin did this stretch). Hemingway Adventure (following in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway) first broadcast in 1999, Sahara (travelling around and through the Sahara Desert) first broadcast in 2002, Himalaya (travelling around the Himalayas) first broadcast in 2004, New Europe (travelling around Eastern Europe) first broadcast in 2007, Brazil first broadcast in 2012, and Michael Palin in North Korea broadcast in 2018. It was presented by comedian and actor Michael Palin. The show was inspired by Jules Verne's classic 1873 novel Around the World in Eighty Days, in which a character named Phileas Fogg accepts a wager to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days or less. Michael Palin: Around the World in 80 Days is a BBC television series presented by comedian and actor Michael Palin documenting his eighty-day trip around the world. Fredareed. We have created a browser extension. 9:58. The closing credits show Palin chatting with his referees at the BBC offices as he presents the souvenirs requested by them at the beginning to ceremonially prove his accomplishment. Books Around The World In 80 Days. Around the World in 80 Days (II) (1989) Episode List. Palin encountered several setbacks during his voyage, partly because he travelled with a five-person film crew, who are collectively named after Passepartout, Phileas Fogg's manservant. However even though I love this series the picture quality should have been a lot better, which it does seem to be grainy at times and I don't understand why he BBC didn't restore it. He also suggests that this will be just the first of many epic journeys Palin will make over the coming years. Michael Palin at attempting to travel Around the World in 80 Days without using an airplane. 49:16. It sees twelve celebrities attempt to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days without using air transport, recreating the journey of Phileas Fogg and Michael Palin.Like Fogg and Palin, the journey begins and ends at the Reform Club in London. On the train, he is asked by a Chinese businesswoman if he carries an umbrella all the time. Michael Palin Full Circle E06. Latest edition of Michael’s No.1 bestseller and first travel book recounting his incredible journey around the world. 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