VIDEO: Michael Palin on ‘The Palin Effect’

The British writer, actor and comedian — and member of the legendary Monty Python comedy group — has delighted his many fans with his globe-trotting BBC Great Railway Journeys of the World TV series.

Here, Michael Palin, 75, talks about what it’s like to feel the pressure when people go to tough places like the Sahara desert — all because he made it look good on TV.

Check out the full Michael Palin PODCAST Ages & Icons here or anywhere you listen to podcasts.