Travels Through Time #1 – Michael Palin, 1841-48

In the first episode of our new podcast, Travels Through Time, Michael Palin takes us aboard HMS Erebus.

History Today | Published in 21 Dec 2018

Michael Palin.

The 1840s were crucial years in the history of British exploration with speculative voyages to the North and South Poles. One ship, HMS Erebus, made the journey to both ends of the earth. Here the explorer, writer and ex-Python, Michael Palin, travels back to join the officers on HMS Erebus’s quarterdeck to witness the action at first-hand.

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