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David Baddiel on the Silk Road

Discovery Channel joins David Baddiel as he sets off on a 4,000 mile journey to explore the most famous trade route in history – the Silk Road.

This four-part travelogue follows the comedian and novelist on the adventure of a lifetime, as he travels from Xi'an, China to Istanbul, Turkey to uncover a series of remarkable locations, mysteries and hidden gems, many unknown to the western world.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom Discovery Channel (2016 - 2016)
Schedule: Sundays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Travel
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Previous Episode

Road to Ruin

Episode 1x04; Mar 13, 2016

David heads to the most vital crossroads along the Silk Road, the Caucasus, here he discovers what destroyed the greatest trade route in history.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Road to RuinMar 13, 2016
1x03: ​Hidden TreasuresMar 6, 2016
1x02: Into the WildFeb 28, 2016
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