From sea to source, an epic journey following the longest river in the world
Joanna Lumley is on the trip of a lifetime; exploring the longest river in the world, the River Nile, from sea to source.
Joanna begins her epic Nile adventure on a fishing boat on Egypt’s coast where the Nile spills into the Mediterranean. This may be the end of the Nile, but it’s the start of Joanna’s journey south to find its source.
In this first programme Joanna follows the Nile through Egypt capturing the spirit of Agatha Christie in Cairo and later on a Nile cruise. She travels along the Nile by train, road and Felucca barge, discovering life as it is today along one of the world’s greatest rivers. The programme ends in Aswan, a town the Victorian’s viewed as ‘being... More »