Joanna Lumley Travel Shows

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BBC Select is the place to watch Joanna Lumley travel shows. Join the much-loved British actor turned guide as she visits new and familiar locations, including India, the country of her birth, the Northern Lights, a dream destination, and the mystical islands of Japan.

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Joanna Lumley’s Hidden Caribbean

Get ready for sun, sea and samba as Joanna Lumley jets off to uncover the Caribbean’s mysterious, exotic secrets. In this illuminating travel documentary on BBC Select, Joanna travels across two of the most enigmatic countries in the region: Cuba and Haiti. She experiences voodoo, boxing, rum, rhumba, and hidden hotspots that tourists rarely get to explore.

Joanna Lumley in the Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon

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Bhutan, the beautiful land-locked nation in the Eastern Himalayas, has always been steeped in mystery. In this revealing BBC travel documentary, Joanna Lumley retraces the steps her grandparents took in the country 60 years before. Through her eyes, a world which challenges accepted ideas of wealth and happiness is explored. But what family secrets will Joanna uncover?

Joanna Lumley in the Land of the Northern Lights

Stream Joanna Lumley: In the Land of the Northern Lights on BBC Select
BBC Select is heading north with actress Joanna Lumley as she pursues a life-long dream to witness the elusive Northern Lights in this moving travel documentary. As a little girl growing up in Malaysia, Joanna had never seen snow or felt cold. She longed to head to the land of trolls and snow queens. But she could never have guessed what a challenging and absorbing arctic adventure lay ahead of her.

Watch Joanna Lumley In the Land of the Northern Lights on BBC Select today. Restrictions apply*.

Joanna Lumley’s Japan

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Travelling Japan by boat, train, plane and foot, British actor and activist Joanna Lumley (The Wolf of Wall Street, Absolutely Fabulous) turns travel reporter to explore the uncharted corners of the country’s 6,800 mystical islands. From rustic mountains to sprawling super-cities, this epic journey takes her across a beautiful and perplexing country of extremes – with a population to match.

Watch Joanna Lumley’s Japan on BBC Select today. Restrictions apply*.

Joanna Lumley: The Quest For Noah’s Ark

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Noah’s Ark and the catastrophic flood is one of mankind’s oldest tales – a story that has great meaning to Jewish, Christian and Islamic faiths. BBC Select presents this documentary in which Absolutely Fabulous star Joanna Lumley goes behind the scenes of the British Museum and travels from a small UK village church, to Turkey, India and Oman to discover more about the truth surrounding the tale.

Watch Joanna Lumley: The Quest for Noah’s Ark on BBC Select today. Restrictions apply*.

Joanna Lumley’s India

A year older than Independent India itself, Joanna Lumley travels back to the country of her birth and celebrates the great nation that it is today. Exploring India’s beauty, culture and history, her journey takes her on an exploration of India’s past, present and future. She experiences the mind-blowing mix of industry, imagination and humanity that the world’s largest democracy has to offer.

Watch Joanna Lumley’s India on BBC Select today. Restrictions apply*.

Jennifer & Joanna: Absolutely Champers

Watch Jennifer and Joanna Absolutely Champers on BBC Select

Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders are two of Britain’s best-loved comedy icons. In classic sit-com Absolutely Fabulous, their alter egos loved nothing more than cracking open a bottle of bubbly. Now, Joanna and Jennifer are reuniting as BBC Select joins them for a road trip to France’s Champagne region. But will Eddie and Patsy finally discover how the bubbles get into their ‘Bolly’, sweetie?

Watch Jennifer and Joanna: Absolutely Champers on BBC Select today. Restrictions apply*.

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