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Department of Geography and the Environment public lecture

The story of the making of Michael Palin’s BBC1 'Brazil' series, made up of Michael’s own reminiscences, with a slide show of Basil Pao’s accompanying photos.

Michael Palin is a comedian, actor, writer and television presenter, one of the creators of Monty Python’s Flying Circus. A self-confessed dromomaniac (travel addict), he has travelled the globe making award-winning television series, books and audios including Around the World in 80 Days and Brazil. Between 2009 and 2012 Michael was President of the Royal Geographical Society.


Michael Palin | talks


Date and Time:

6 November 2013 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Old Theatre, Old Building
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street

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London School of Economics & Political Science
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This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required, only one ticket per person can be requested.

Members of the public, LSE staff, students and alumni can request one ticket via the online ticket request form which will be live on www.lse.ac.uk/events from around 6pm on Wednesday 30 October until at least 12noon on Thursday 31 October. If at 12noon we have received more requests than there are tickets available, the line will be closed, and tickets will be allocated on a random basis to those requests received. If we have received fewer requests than tickets available, the ticket line will stay open until all tickets have been allocated.

LSE students and staff are also able to collect one ticket per person from the New Academic Building SU shop, located on the Kingsway side of the building from 10.00am on 31 October. These tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

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