Palin act­ing again af­ter 15-year ab­sence

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LON­DON: Bri­tish TV pre­sen­ter Michael Palin is tak­ing up his first act­ing role in more than 15 years, join­ing a drama about soldiers pro­duc­ing a news­pa­per from the bat­tle­fields of World War l, the BBC re­ports.

Palin, 70, a for­mer mem­ber of the Monty Python com­edy team, has con­cen­trated his ca­reer in the past two decades on mak­ing TV travel doc­u­men­taries such as Around the World in 80 days and Pole to Pole.

Palin is one of the cast mem­bers for The Wipers Times, a 90-minute drama based on the true story of a satir­i­cal news­pa­per pro­duced by soldiers fight­ing from the trenches in 1916. – Reuters

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