Travellers' Century

Format
3 x 60
Episodes
Eric Newby, Laurie Lee, Patrick Leigh Fermor
Commissioner
BBC
Completed
2008
Premiered
BBC 4 - 24 July 2008 9:00pm

In the twentieth century, a handful of great travel writers documented the transition from the Age of Exploration to the Age of Tourism. The classic adventures of Eric Newby, Patrick Leigh Fermor and Laurie Lee are celebrated by explorer and writer Benedict Allen.

Credits

Written and Presented by
BENEDICT ALLEN

With thanks to

Eric Newby
SONIA ASHMORE
WANDA NEWBY
AURIEL KENSINGTON ROWING CLUB
ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL
PEN-Y-GWRYD HOTEL, SNOWDONIA

Laurie Lee
KATHY LEE
ANDALUSIA FILM COMMISSION
MADRID FILM COMMISSION
FILM COMMISSION OF CASTELLA AND LEON

Patrick Leigh Fermor
SIR PATRICK LEIGH FERMOR
ARTEMIS COOPER
JOHN MURRAY
CHRISA NINOLAKIS
CRISTIAN BADI
JONATHAN PEAT

Archives
BBC INFORMATION AND ARCHIVES
MYSTIC SEAPORT FILM AND VIDEO ARCHIVES
BRITISH MOVIETONEWS
HUGH CARLESS
THE NEWBY FAMILY
JOHN CRAXTON
ISIS PUBLISHING
FOOTAGE FARM
BRITISH MOVIETONEWS
THE LEE FAMILY RAXTON
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM, LONDON
FOOTAGE FARM
GRANADA INTERNATIONAL
ITN SOURCE
BERWICK UNIVERSAL PICTURES
THORSTEN SCHNAARS

Photography
DUNCAN FAIRS, Eric Newby, Laurie Lee
PETER JOUVENAL, Eric Newby
JOHANN PERRY, Eric Newby
CHRIS VILE, Laurie Lee, Patrick Leigh Fermor
JON SAYERS, Patrick Leigh Fermor

Sound
GEORGE HITCHINS, Eric Newby
PETER EVERETT, Laurie Lee
JOHN MCCOMBIE, Laurie Lee
SIMON PARMENTER, Laurie Lee
JOHN MCCOMBIE, Patrick Leigh Fermor

Graphic Design
HELLO CHARLIE
HELEN PHILLIPS

Colourist
TIM BOLT

Dubbing Editor
JONNY CREW

Dubbing Mixer
BEN PEACE

Production Coordinators
CLAIRE WHITBY-SMITH
HANNAH LANG
CLAIRE HICKMAN

Technical Coordinator
TOM KELPIE

Archive Researcher
TIM JORDAN

Series Consultant
ADRIAN HOUSE

Assistant Producers 
ADAM SCOTT, Patrick Leigh Fermor
ANTONIA BOLINGBROKE-KENT, Eric Newby, Laurie Lee, Patrick Leigh Fermor

Film Editors 
PIP HEYWOOD, Eric Newby, Laurie Lee
IAN PITCH. Patrick Leigh Fermor
TOM KELPIE, Patrick Leigh Fermor  

Executive Producers for Icon Films
HARRY MARSHALL
LAURA MARSHALL

Series Producer
ANDIE CLARE

Directors 
HARRY MARSHALL, Eric Newby
DAVID HUTT, Laurie Lee
RICHARD CHAMBERS, Patrick Leigh Fermor 

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