Around the World by Train With Tony Robinson Season 1
S01 E01Feb 25, 2019
Europe Feb 25, 2019 Travelogue series with Tony Robinson. Covering tens of thousands of miles around the globe, Tony begins his first leg by exploring Paris, Munich, Budapest and Istanbul by train.
S01 E02Mar 4, 2019
India & Burma Mar 4, 2019 Tony Robinson travels across India and Burma, beginning in Delhi, where he visits one of the city's oldest markets, before taking a ride on the Himalayan Mountain Railway and being taught the proper way to imbibe at the Glenburn Tea Estate. He then crosses the Bay of Bengal into Burma, trying his hand at pottery and learning about toddy palm wine, finishing at the ancient city of Bagan.
S01 E03Mar 11, 2019
Thailand & Malaysia Mar 11, 2019 The actor heads to Thailand, where he emerges from the Chiang Mai train station to find himself amid a Buddhist ceremony in which the town's citizens offer gifts to monks from the local temple, with Tony joining the monks to grasp what their daily life entails. Crossing the border into Malaysia, he instantly sees echoes of British rule everywhere, before ending in Kuala Lumpur, where he discovers a city of wild contrasts.
S01 E04Mar 18, 2019
Australia Mar 18, 2019 The actor travels across Australia, begins his trip by boarding a sea plane to fly over Sydney before taking a sleeper train to a farm deep in the Outback where herding is done by helicopter. From there, Tony heads to the north of Queensland to learn about the uncertain future facing the world-famous Great Barrier Reef.
S01 E05Mar 25, 2019
Japan Mar 25, 2019 Riding both a local railway and the legendary bullet train (but not the £10k-a-ticket 7 Stars line), Tony explores the samurai of Kyushu, the neon and noise of Tokyo, and the fresh sushi of Hakodate.
S01 E06Apr 1, 2019
USA Apr 1, 2019 The final stage of his journey takes Tony to the US. Beginning in San Francisco, he rides the rails across the country, stopping at Denver, New Orleans and New York City. At a legendary local sandwich shop, he finds himself sitting next to the mayor of New Orleans who explains how the city has been rebuilding since hurricane Katrina.