This show is broadcast on the ABC. With Griff Rhys Jones. This show is broadcast on the ABC. Griff's Great Australian Adventure 1 episode . Comedian Griff Rhys Jones will film a new ABC factual series Griff Off the Rails: Down Under exploring Australian landscape through its railways. His work on Alas Smith and Jones, with co-star Mel Smith, made him one of the seminal comedy acts of their time. Stan Grant’s One Plus One: Sir Peter Cosgrove – 4 January 2021 – 4/1/2021 – Monday – ABC . Griff Rhys Jones is an exiled Welshman. Show Info. Can he sing the national anthem in Welsh? British comedian and travel enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones hops on some of Australia’s most impressive long distance trains, travelling across the expansive outback and along spectacular coastlines. But can he embrace the spirit? British comedian Griff Rhys Jones will explore Australia via its network of railways in a new travel series “Griff Off the Rails: Down Under.” Rhys Jones will travel through the country, discovering the origins of the railroads, the stories of the people who operate them and the communities that rely on them. Latest Episodes on ABC. Rhys Jones is best known professionally for his research in Tasmania, which confirmed prehistoric continuities with mainland Australia and effectively dispelled speculation about separate origins. British comedian and travel enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones is boarding the trains of Australia to present a very modern look at the land down under. Griff Rhys Jones chats about becoming a travel show presenter. British comedian and travel enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones hops on some of Australia’s most impressive long distance trains, travelling across the expansive outback and along spectacular coastlines. The comic-turned-traveller said: ‘"It’s great to be back in Australia. Latest Episodes on ABC. British comic Griff Rhys Jones will explore Australia through its community of railways in a brand new journey series “Griff Off the Rails: Down Under.” Rhys Jones will travel through us of a, discovering the origins of the railroads, the testimonies of the individuals who function them and the communities that rely upon them. Airs on: ABC (AU), Australia at 8:30 pm AEDT. Griff Rhys Jones tumbles into the humid tropics of Darwin in an historic bi-plane before riding the iconic Ghan North to South and arriving in Australia's dry red centre. Rhys Jones will travel through the country, discovering the origins of the railroads, the stories of the people who operate them and the communities that rely on them. In this six-part series, Griff will criss-cross the vast continent from the west coast to the east coast, north to south, from surf beaches to dusty outback, he’ll cover thousands of miles through the heart of this great land. Griff Rhys Jones is pondering a new career after filming part of his Great Kiwi Road Trip here in the winter. The 6 part series by Essential Media follows Rhys Jones as he discovers the origins of the railroads, the stories of the people who operate them and the communities that rely on them. He has travelled in Morocco, the Galapagos, India and Australia. Brought up on the outskirts of London, he has pined for his beautiful, mysterious, magical homeland and now gets the chance to get closer to his Cambrian roots. 7.30 – 23 October 2020 – 23/10/2020 – Friday – ABC . Griff Rhys Jones is fascinated by the Indian Pacific; Series expected to air later this year or early 2020; The series Griff Off the Rails: Down Under began filming in regional Australia this month and focuses on four railways: The Indian Pacific, The Ghan, the Spirit of Queensland and the Spirit of the Outback. In this six-part series, Griff will criss-cross the vast continent from the west coast to the east coast, north to south, from surf beaches to dusty outback, he’ll cover thousands of miles through the heart of this great land. This show is broadcast on the ABC. English. Over the course of the series, Griff is faced with a range of challenges. 7.30 – 11 December 2020 – 11/12/2020 – Friday – ABC . The six-part series Griff Off the Rails: Down Under is being made for the ABC network down under. His work on Alas Smith and Jones, with co-star Mel Smith, made him one of the seminal comedy acts of their time. Griff Rhys Jones has spoken of his hatred towards increasingly politically correct comedy during an appearance on Steph's Packed Lunch this week. British comedian Griff Rhys Jones will explore Australia via its network of railways in a new travel series “Griff Off the Rails: Down Under.”. Griff Rhys Jones has likely seen more of Australia than many locals. British comedian Griff Rhys Jones will explore Australia via its network of railways in a new travel series "Griff Off the Rails: Down Under." Genre: Documentary. The information contained herein is embargoed from all Press, online, social media, non-commercial publication or syndication in the public domain - until Tuesday 24 November 2020. British comedian and travel enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones is boarding the trains of Australia to present a very modern look at the land down under. British comedian Griff Rhys Jones will explore Australia via its network of railways in a new travel series “Griff Off the Rails: Down Under.”. Griff Rhys Jones is filming a new documentary about great Australian railways. Booker winner Ian McEwan (left) and actor Griff Rhys Jones (right) were among some of the signatories of the letter in response to ‘hate speech’ directed against Rowling Transgender activists rushed to Twitter to declare Rowling ‘dead’, sending the hashtag #RIPJKRowling trending at number one in … British comedian and travel enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones hops on some of Australia’s most impressive long distance trains, travelling across the expansive outback and along spectacular coastlines. Griff Rhys Jones T he Australians , let’s face it, are an urbanised lot. With Griff Rhys Jones. About the event. In this six-part series, Griff will criss-cross the vast continent from the west coast to the east coast, north to south, from surf beaches to dusty outback, he'll cover thousands of miles through the heart of this great land. Sources say the campaign, in which Rhys-Jones plays a … British comedian and travel enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones is boarding the trains of Australia to present a very modern look at the land down under. The Welsh comedian will forever be associated with the long-running sketch … British comedian and travel enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones is boarding the trains of Australia to present a very modern look at the land down under. In this six-part series, Griff will criss-cross the vast continent from the west coast to the east coast, north to south, from surf beaches to dusty outback, he’ll cover thousands of miles through the heart of this great land. Welsh comedian, writer and actor Griff Rhys Jones has starred on Not the Nine O’Clock News and has worked alongside Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson and Mel Smith, is coming to Australia this month! How Welsh can he get? Maryborough resident Edith Rees with a copy of the letter she sent to Griff Rhys Jones about his comments about Maryborough on his Great Australian Rail Trip show.Photo: Alistair Brightman . Latest Episodes on ABC. Vauxhall may ditch Griff Rhys-Jones after his advert was voted worst of the year by an industry magazine. After falling 12,000 feet from the sky for a unique view of Uluru Griff re-boards the Ghan headed South through the opal town of Coober Pedy and the extraordinary lands around Adelaide and the Barossa. The … British comedian and travel enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones is boarding the trains of Australia to present a very modern look at the land down under. 7.30 – 22 October 2020 – 22/10/2020 – Thursday – ABC. Australian pubcaster the ABC has pre-offered the series. Welsh comedian, writer and actor Griff Rhys Jones has starred on Not the Nine O’Clock News and has worked alongside Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson and Mel Smith, is coming to Australia this month! 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