Michael Palin's New Europe

August 2016

August 2, 2016

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Michael Palin explores former Iron Curtain countries. High in the Tatra mountains of Slovakia, Michael learns how to make sausages before heading off to Turba's mime school in Brno. In the spa town of Karlovy Vary, he has a mud bath with Miss World, followed by a pedalo ride in Prague.

August 1, 2016

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Michael Palin journeys through Poland, from the port of Gdansk in the north to the Slovakian border south of the Tatra Mountains. He considers the upheavals that traumatised Poland for 70 years, visiting Auschwitz and the spiritual capital of Poland, Czestechowa, where politics and religion are never far apart.
July 2016

July 27, 2016

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A journey through the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, from Tallinn in the north via Riga to Vilnius in the south. Michael Palin tells the story of how the three tiny nations shook themselves free of their neighbour and oppressor, the Soviet Union, reshaping their lives and reclaiming their cultures, which h...

July 26, 2016

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Michael Palin explores the countries that were for much of his life hidden behind the Iron Curtain but are now part of the new Europe. On a journey from Budapest to the Ukrainian resort of Yalta, Michael is engulfed in a swimming pool, shows what he can do on the catwalk, and rides pillion on a Harley. On the more serious ...

July 25, 2016

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From the tiny, breakaway state of Transdniester to the rolling hills of sunny Moldova, across the Carpathians mountains of Northern Romania and through Transylvania to the Danube, this is a journey into some of the poorest and most beautiful parts of south-eastern Europe.

July 22, 2016

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Michael Palin explores the countries that were for much of his life hidden behind the Iron Curtain but now are part of the new Europe. From Lake Ohrid in Macedonia, Palin treks up to the Rila Mountains in Bulgaria where he joins the summer solstice celebrations of the mystical White Brotherhood sect. Crossing into Turkey h...

July 21, 2016

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July 21, 2016 of the TV-show Michael Palin's New Europe was broadcast by BBC2 on Thursday 21 July 2016 at 16:10.