I think the world today is far too paranoid about meeting other people
– Michael Palin
Comedian, actor, playwright, novelist, presenter, explorer - could Michael Palin really be the busiest man in showbusiness?
From Monty Python to his around the world travel programmes, Palin is one of our hardest-working national treasures! Luckily for us - and in fact for him - he's also produced three diaries remembering his extraordinary life.
As he prepares to take his one-man show talking about three decades of his career out for a second tour of the UK, Michael's dropped in to give us a sneak peek into his life.