Fresh Air Fiend

Stuart Milligan reads five extracts from Paul Theroux's new book of travel essays.

Episodes

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01Trespassing In Florida2000032720061106 (BBC7)
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Writer Paul Theroux uncovers the hidden delights of Florida, touring the coast in a small boat.

Writer Paul Theroux uncovers the Sunshine State's hidden delights in a small boat off the coast.

Read by Stuart Milligan.

Paul Theroux uncovers the Sunshine State's hidden delights in a small boat off the coast.

The travel writer uncovers the American Sunshine State's hidden delights in a small boat off the coast.

The travel writer uncovers the American Sunshine State's hidden delights.

02Fever Chart2000032820061107 (BBC7)
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Writer Paul Theroux describes remembering the places he's visited, by the diseases he's contracted.

Read by Stuart Milligan.

Writer Paul Theroux remembers the places he's visited by the diseases he's contracted.

The travel writer remembers the places he's visited by the exotic diseases he contracted en route.

The writer remembers the places he's visited by the diseases he contracted en route.

03Tasting The Pacific2000032920061108 (BBC7)
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Writer Paul Theroux describes how religion has modified eating habits and lifestyles around the world.

Read by Stuart Milligan.

Writer Paul Theroux describes how religion has modified eating habits and lifestyles.

The travel writer describes how religion has modified eating habits and lifestyles around the world.

The travel writer describes how religion has modified lifestyles around the world.

04Gravy Train2000033020061109 (BBC7)
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Writer Paul Theroux describes travelling across America aboard a restored private railway carriage.

Read by Stuart Milligan.

Paul Theroux describes travelling across America on a restored private railway carriage.

The travel writer describes travelling across America aboard a restored private railway carriage.

The writer describes travelling across America aboard a restored private railway carriage.

05 LASTUnspeakable Rituals And Outlandish Beliefs2000033120061110 (BBC7)
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Paul Theroux describes the bizarre rituals and beliefs that he's encountered during his travels.

Writer Paul Theroux describes the bizarre rituals and beliefs that he's encountered during his travels.

Read by Stuart Milligan.

Writer Paul Theroux describes bizarre rituals and beliefs encountered during his travels.

The writer describes the bizarre traditions and ceremonies that he's encountered during his travels.

The writer describes the bizarre traditions that he's encountered during his travels.