Billy Connolly takes the ultimate road trip as he travels the world’s most famous highway, Route 66, Billy turns Easy Rider and follows a lifelong dream as he makes the iconic 2488 mile journey from Chicago to Santa Monica. With his unrivalled ability to tell a great story, he brings to life both the big and small moments of American history: the world changing events and the comic asides.
Billy says: “Travelling Route 66 has always been a lifelong ambition - It brings together some of my favourite things - my trike, my banjo and America. The ultimate road trip”.
On his way, Billy will meet disciples of Route 66, from seasoned “roadies” to first-timers living the dream. And he won’t just be passing through: anything could happen on the way...
Includes over 40mins of exclusive, never been seen before, DVD extras - featuring Billy’s video diary from his road trip.
Release Date: 10 October 2011
Certificate: TBA - To Be Announced