Michael Palin: The Art Of Travel

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Michael Palin: The Art Of Travel

Michael Palin takes an imaginary journey to Blackpool via the LMS posters of the 1920s and 1930s.

Series 1
Michael Palin heads to Paris aboard the Golden Arrow, as the colourful posters of the Southern Railway hail the line as a gateway to sunshine and promote its new-fangled electrification.
Travelogue. Michael Palin discovers that the Great Western Railway had the most sophisticated public relations machine of all the UK's railway companies between the two world wars.
Travelogue. Michael Palin takes his golf clubs to St Andrews on a train journey up the 'drier side of Britain', celebrating a bygone age of rail travel.