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The Trip

Sky One and BBC Two and Sky Atlantic sitcom starring Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan. 24 episodes (4 series), 2010 - 2020. Stars Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Rebecca Johnson, Claire Keelan and others.

The Trip To Greece

The Trip. Image shows from L to R: Steve (Steve Coogan), Rob (Rob Brydon).

1. Troy To Kavala

First broadcast: Tuesday 3rd March 2020

It's nearly a full decade since Rob and Steve first embarked on their trip across the Lake District, and The Observer has asked them to mark the anniversary by recreating Odysseus's 10-year odyssey in six days. Beginning in modern-day Turkey, they chat about Steve's acclaimed Stan & Ollie role.

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The Trip. Image shows from L to R: Steve (Steve Coogan), Rob (Rob Brydon).

2. Kavala To Pelion

First broadcast: Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon's gastro tour takes them to the beach home of Mamma Mia!, where their lunchtime chat is about Alexander the Great and Ray Winstone.

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3. Pelion To Athens

First broadcast: Tuesday 10th March 2020

Over many courses, the pair discuss famous Athenian battles, the origin of the word marathon and the correct way to resuscitate a heart attack victim.

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The Trip. Image shows from L to R: Steve (Steve Coogan), Rob (Rob Brydon).

4. Athens To Hydra

First broadcast: Tuesday 17th March 2020

Steve and Rob are joined at the Hotel Grande Bretagne by Emma and photographer Yolanda, who plans to shoot the pair at the nearby Epidaurus Amphitheatre.

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The Trip. Image shows from L to R: Rob (Rob Brydon), Steve (Steve Coogan).

5. Hydra To The Mani

First broadcast: Tuesday 24th March 2020

After spending the night with Steve, Yolanda leaves to catch the ferry back from Hydra with Emma. Over breakfast, Rob half-jokingly tries to persuade Steve that she could be "the one" for him. At lunch, Steve and Rob discuss the pros and cons of the
government of ancient Sparta, which was restricted to the over-60s, and the young waitress causes them to reflect upon middle age.

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The Trip. Image shows from L to R: Rob (Rob Brydon), Steve (Steve Coogan).

6. The Mani To Ithaca

First broadcast: Tuesday 31st March 2020

Rob and Steve's island-hopping tour is cut short in King Nestor's home of Pilos as Steve receives some bad news. It makes for an emotional journey home.

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