5. PALIN HANGS UP TRAVELLING BOOTS
Michael Palin is giving up his globetrotting after 17 years and 100,000 miles of travelling. The broadcaster roamed across 80 countries whilst making much-loved shows such as Around The World In 80 Days, Pole To Pole and Full Circle. "I'm too old now for these big series,” says the 61-year-old. He has won numerous honours and accolades, including a Bafta special award.