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Michael Palin explores countries in eastern Europe that were formerly behind the Iron Curtain.
Premiered: September 16, 2007
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High in the Tatra mountains of Slovakia, Michael Palin skins a pig and learns how to make sausages, before heading off to famed mime artist Tibor Turba's school in Brno, the Czech republic's second city, where he is asked to mime a cock.
Michael journeys through Poland, from the port of Gdansk southwards to Warsaw, and then through Poznan to Czesechowa, Aushwitz, Krakow and finally via the Tatra mountains to the Slovakian border.
Michael Palin travels from Tallinn in the North, through Latvia, to Lithuania in the South, sailing out into the Baltic from the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, formerly East Prussia.
Michael journeys by road, rail and river through Hungary, and the Ukraine, ending in the Black Sea resort of Yalta.
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- Premiered: September 16, 2007
- Rating: TV-PG
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- Premise: Michael Palin explores countries in eastern Europe that were formerly behind the Iron Curtain. (more)