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Michael Palin's New Europe

Episode 2: Eastern Delight

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Michael Palin explores eastern Europe. He takes a trek up the Rila Mountains in Bulgaria, where he joins the summer solstice celebrations of the White Brotherhood sect. Show more

Michael Palin's New Europe

Episode 6: From Pole to Pole

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Michael Palin explores former Iron Curtain countries. He travels through Poland, from Gdansk on the Baltic to the Slovakian border south of the Tatra Mountains. Show more

Michael Palin's New Europe

Episode 5: Baltic Summer

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Michael Palin explores the countries once hidden behind the Iron Curtain. He samples the distinctive cultures of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, and visits Kaliningrad. Show more

Michael Palin's New Europe

Episode 4: Danube to Dnieper

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Michael Palin explores former Eastern Bloc countries. On a journey from Budapest to Yalta, he is engulfed in a swimming pool and shows what he can do on a catwalk. Show more

Sahara with Michael Palin

Episode 2: Destination Timbuktu

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series charting a trek across the Sahara Desert. After a brief stopover in cosmopolitan Senegal, Michael endures two nights aboard the train to Bamako. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Palin
Series Producer:
Roger Mills

Michael Palin's New Europe

Episode 7: Journey's End

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Michael Palin explores former Iron Curtain countries. He visits a mime school in the Czech Republic, has a pedalo ride in Prague and ends his trip on the Baltic coast. Show more

Michael Palin's New Europe

Episode 1: War and Peace

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Michael Palin explores former Eastern Bloc countries. He travels from the Slovenian alps along the coast of Croatia, into Bosnia and Serbia, and then sails to Albania. Show more