An Idiot Abroad: Blu ray review
An Idiot Abroad
Released by Roadshow and BBC
doco with an Englishman who hates the idea of being abroad.
Sounds intriguing but that's what this 8 part series is about - and
stars Karl Pilkington who some will know as the third member of the comedy
triumvirate who include Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.
Essentially the show's premise is Ricky Gervais insisting Pilkington
check out the Seven Wonders of the World and watching him struggle to cope with
new cultures, situations and people.
highlights are the trips to India where Pilkington pushes his insane theories
about people to the limit; and China. The locations look stunning on HD on the
BluRay release and it's all the better for it.
Pilkington's sense of wonder and skewed view of the world is very
Little Englander abroad but it's frequently responsible for reducing this
reviewer to tears of laughter.
Extras: Preview show, deleted scenes and