Around the world in 80 daysscale is off the charts, according to Phileas Fogg himself David Tennant.
Set to premiere on BBC One today (December 26), this small screen adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic adventure tale takes audiences on a journey through parts of South Africa, Romania and America, to name a few.
Ahead of the show’s unveiling, the Scotsman caught up Digital Spy.
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“It’s been such a special trip to do this, for obvious real world reasons. It will always be remembered,” Tennant began.
“The ladder was very exciting. It had a ladder and pretty much everything was happening in front of the camera. There is very little, compared to the kind of story this is, very little told on a green background.
“Things have been scaled up and we haven’t flown a real balloon but overall things are happening in real places, in real time, and it’s increasingly rare, especially for a story. like this one, which goes around the world. ”
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Further on, the old one Doctor Who favorite expressed his love for the localization work.
“There was such a range of places and it felt like we were really on a trip. It was really a story of the week, and each of them had a different cast list and a different set of circumstances. , and a different place.
“It was a good pleasure to film and to look back.”
Let’s take some leftover turkey thigh and see what it is.
The first two episodes of Around the world in 80 days broadcast today from 5:50 p.m. on BBC One.
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