Girish Mahajan

Around the World in 20 Years

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Starring  Michael Palin
No. of episodes  1
Original network  BBC
First episode date  30 December 2008
Language  English
Genres  Travel, Documentary film
Country of origin  United Kingdom
Running time  60 min
Original release  30 December 2008
Number of episodes  1
Cast  Michael Palin
Similar  Michael Palin's Hemingw, American Friends, Tweety's High‑Flying Adventure, The Missionary, Monty Python Live at th

Around the world in 20 years


Around the World in 20 Years is a BBC television travel documentary first broadcast in December 2008, presented by Michael Palin. It follows him as he retraces the Dubai - Mumbai leg of his journey Around the World in 80 Days. Also featured is his reunion with the captain and crew of the al-Sharma dhow, in which he had undertaken the journey 20 years ago. Palin finds the captain of the al-Sharma in Gujarat and is heartily welcomed. He also reunites with several of the surviving crew members and discovers several of them have since died, including the old man whom he'd let listen to Bruce Springsteen on his Walkman during the voyage. The captain also reveals that the al-Sharma was lost at sea in the Indian Ocean some years before when it was being towed for repairs.

A Special 20th Anniversary Edition of the Around the World.. book was also published, titled Around the World in 80 days - Revisited, which incorporated pictures from, as well as an account of, this journey.

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Around the World in 20 Years Wikipedia


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