Alexander Armstrong's Real Ripping Yarns
Alexander Armstrong explores the literature that inspired Michael Palin and Terry Jones's classic comedy anthology series, Ripping Yarns
- 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.
- Production company
- Laugh track
- First broadcast
- Thursday 3rd April 2014 on BBC Four at 9pm
- Episode length
- 1 hour
- Last repeat
- Thursday 21st December 2017 at 11:40pm