Around the World in 80 Days

The Challenge

Series 1 - Episode 1 The Challenge



Michael Palin sets off from London en route to Italy for the first leg of his attempt to emulate the legendary adventures of Phileas Fogg. After an overnight stay in Venice, the intrepid explorer helps the local refuse collectors before boarding the Espresso Egitto ferry bound for Alexandria.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Michael Palin
Director Roger Mills
Producer Clem Vallance