Palin acting again after 15-year absence
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