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Michael Palin: Into Iraq, official trailer

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Monty Python Michael Palin embarks on discovery journey through Iraq in new Channel 5 documentary

Comedian Michael Palin goes “beyond the military checkpoints” to discover Iraq in a new Channel 5 documentary series.

Titled Michael Palin: Into Iraq, the former Monty Python star travels through the middle eastern land to “see a different side” of a country “defined by decades of war and conflicts”.

His new series sees Sir Michael travel 1000 miles across the country in a three-week period, passing by Baghdad and meeting Iraqi soldiers and school students.

The first episode is available on My5, with the next one scheduled on Tuesday 27 September at 9pm.

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