Billy Connolly as

Episodes 8

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Sydney

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October 28, 1996

A personal account of Billy's four-month trip Down Under, combining documentary footage with performances from his sell-out shows. The first programme sees him climbing to the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge and paying a fleeting visit to the home of one of the country's most popular artists - and it isn't Rolf Harris

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La Perouse

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November 4, 1996

Billy continues his Antipodean adventure, visiting La Perouse and the capital Canberra, where he finds a city seemingly populated entirely by politicians and civil servants, before travelling to Sydney for a breathtaking climb up the famous Opera House's sails.

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Newcastle

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November 11, 1996

The comedian continues his Antipodean odyssey in New South Wales, beach-fishing for salmon on the coast of industrial city Newcastle, where he also performs to an appreciative audience. He also visits the Sydney studio of late artist Brett Whiteley and the grave of world champion boxer Les Darcy

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Melbourne

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November 18, 1996

Billy admires the sights and sounds of Melbourne, visiting the famous jail at in which Australia's own Robin Hood, Ned Kelly, was executed, and exploring an unusual sanctuary designed by sculptor William Ricketts, where Aboriginal and Western cultures merge

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November 25, 1996

Billy's Antipodean odyssey continues as he takes in Perth and visits Adelaide, where he enjoys an invigorating dip in the ocean with dolphins, samples a local delicacy known as a floater - a pie swimming in pea soup - and is overjoyed by a surprise visit from members of his family on his 53rd birthday

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Brisbane

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December 2, 1996

Billy visits Brisbane, travels to the world's largest sand island where he swims in picturesque Lake McKenzie, and fulfils a lifetime's ambition to loop the loop. After witnessing a Queensland tradition, the comic believes he has found the answer to homeowners' prayers

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The Outback

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December 9, 1996

Billy treks into the Outback to visit the opal mining town of Coober Pedy, where he discovers ingenious locals have found relief from the heat by building their homes underground. Later, he visits Alice Springs and samples unusual foods such as dried kangaroo scrotum

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Darwin

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December 16, 1996

The comedian reaches his final destination, Darwin, where he arms himself with bait in a bid to lure hungry crocodiles inhabiting the Adelaide River. Later, he joins Tiwi Aborigines on a boat trip to Bathurst Island and taste-tests such local delicacies as mud crabs, mangrove worms and barbecued frill-necked lizards, then braves a storm to go fishing for barramundi

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