- BBC Four
- Alexander Armstrong, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Matthew Grenby, Dennis Butts, Kim Reynolds, Peter Wothers, Honor Beddard and Max Jones
- Mary Crisp
- Mary Crisp, Tara Duffy and Mark Freeland
Featuring clips from Ripping Yarns, archive and interviews with experts, modern-day adventurers and Palin and Jones's own memories.
In this affectionate and entertaining film Armstrong celebrates a long-lost slice of Britishness.
- First broadcast
- Thursday 3rd April 2014 at 9pm on BBC Four
- Episode length
- 1 hour
- Most recent repeats
- Thursday 21st December 2017 at 11:40pm on BBC4
- Wednesday 8th March 2017 at 1:55am on BBC4
- Tuesday 22nd March 2016 at 1:30am on BBC4