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Michael Palin's New Europe

Series 1 Episode 2: Eastern Delight

From Lake Ohrid in Macedonia, Michael Palin treks up to the Rila mountains in Bulgaria where he joins the summer solstice celebrations of the mystical White Brotherhood sect. Crossing into Turkey he admires the great mosques of master architect Sinan in Edirne, the first capital of the Ottoman Empire, before witnessing an oil wrestling competition.

Cast and crew
  • John-Paul DavidsonDirector
  • Michael PalinHost