Joanna Lumley's Greek Odyssey

Following in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks, Joanna visits some of the most significant sites of their empire. She discovers the British influence on these islands, from the occupation of Corfu to its connection with Lord Byron. And she meets the diversity of people who call Greece home, including famous singer Nana Mouskouri, the flower-throwing nightclub goers of Athens, and the shepherds of Crete whose forefathers helped defeat the Nazis.
Ep 1
The Land of the Ancient Greeks
Next On TV: Mar 26 at 8:00pm
Ep 2
Greece's Borderlands
Next On TV: Apr 2 at 8:00pm
Ep 3
The Islands
Next On TV: Apr 9 at 8:00pm
Ep 4
Mount Olympus and Beyond
Next On TV: Apr 16 at 8:00pm
The Land of the Ancient Greeks
Joanna begins her journey through Greece at the Parthenon. From there, she travels around the southern region of Greece to the Peloponnese, where she visits spectacular mythical and historic sites, and then meets Nana Mouskouri at Epidaurus for a rare performance. (1 of 4)
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Thu Mar 26, 8:00pm

Greece's Borderlands
Joanna explores the northern regions of Greece. She discovers British traditions being upheld in the island of Corfu, and retraces Lord Byron's journey through the western highlands. (2 of 4)
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Thu Apr 2, 8:00pm

The Islands
On the ancient island of Crete, Joanna learns about a way of life that has transcended centuries. She explores the birthplace of Hippocrates on the island of Kos, and then climbs an active volcano on the island of Nisyros. (3 of 4)
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Thu Apr 9, 8:00pm

Mount Olympus and Beyond
Joanna climbs up Mount Olympus, and then visits a fortune telling festival. Later, she explores a magnificent church that was built in just forty days and discovers the otherworldly landscape of Meteora, where Orthodox monks still inhabit the monasteries in the sky. (4 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:

Thu Apr 16, 8:00pm