EP.28 - MICHAEL PALIN

Adam talks to author, actor and Python, Michael Palin about travel writing, Monty Python films and erm, death.
Thanks to Seamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support.

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Comments

Submitted by: murdo   2 years 3 weeks ago

Hi Luise, The authors mentioned were Patrick (Paddy) Leigh Fermor, Colin Thubron, Paul Theroux , and Jan Morris.

Submitted by: Luise   2 years 4 weeks ago

Dear Adam, thanks for your wonderful podcasts. I enjoy them very much. I would like to ask you (or any other native speaker and listener for that matter): would it be possible to write down the names of the travel authors mentioned in your chat with Michael Palin? Although my English is quite okay, I am having trouble understanding all the names and would really love to read some of the works mentioned.
I'd be eternally grateful! Best from Berlin,

Submitted by: Nick   2 years 3 months ago

Excellent episode of your fab, funny podcast. Thank you.

Submitted by: Marie Lindley   2 years 3 months ago

Dr Buckles, what can I say but thank you for coming back into my life in such a glorious way. I'm so happy that I have stumbled across your podcasts. I have listened to so many of them in quick succession because they are like a breath of fresh air. Honest, interesting, funny, musical, and relaxing! As for this podcast well, Michael Palin a longtime hero of mine for many reasons but mainly because watching him, listening to him or reading his words just warms my cockles.
Thank you
Marie

Submitted by: Tom   2 years 3 months ago

They say never meet your heroes... but Michael sounded like a genuuinely lovely chap, which is heartening.

Loving the podcast, it makes me smile while I work.

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