Two related Cold War tales, in which the shooting down of a top-secret U-2 plane led to a dramatic spy swap on a Berlin bridge.
With Zeinab Badawi.
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An evening of Michael Palin programmes begins with an interview about his life and work - from his childhood in Sheffield to his globetrotting of today. New.
The Testing of Eric Olthwaite , by Palin and Python co-star Terry Jones. A boy so boring that his family runs away acquires notoriety after meeting a bank robber. First shown on BBC2
Dodgy dentists, life-threatening bulls and fierce games of polo loom on a trip through the northwest frontier province of Pakistan. Palin begins on the Khyber Pass and ends five miles from K2 on the Pakistan/China border. First shown on BBCl
Palin stars alongside John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle and Terry Jones in The Cycling Tour, from the comic pioneers' third series, originally shown in 1972.
(First shown on BBC1)
John Cleese, Bob Geldof, Alan Bennett, Jennifer Saunders, Stephen Fry, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Ruby Wax, Lenny Henry, Phil Collins,
Rowan Atkinson and Sting star in a look back at Amnesty International's ground-breaking comedy show.