Michael Palin (2012 event)

The last time Michael Palin appeared at the Edinburgh International Book Festival was in 1987, when it was directed by Jenny Brown. Since then, the co-founder of Monty Python's Flying Circus has become an adventurous travel journalist, while Brown is now Scotland's leading literary agent. Twenty five years on, both returned for this event, which was recorded live at the Book Festival, and talked about Michael Palin's captivating new novel, The Truth, whose action leads its hero around the world – thanks to a deal struck by a leading literary agent...

Loading the player... if your browser supports audio and video it should appear in a few moments.
Download MP3

Enjoying this event? You can help us produce more like it.