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Michael Palin’s advice to new graduates

Michael Palin's advice to recent St Andrews graduates: keep a journal. Michael Palin is a comedian, broadcaster and writer best known for his work with Monty Python’s Flying Circus and Ripping Yarns. He wrote and appeared in a number of films and television plays; wrote books to accompany his successful travel series (including Around the World in 80 Days); and is the author of a number of children’s stories. Between 2009 and 2012, Mr Palin was President of the Royal Geographical Society, and in 2013 he was awarded the BAFTA Fellowship.

23 June 2017