In this program, Griff Rhys Jones gets under the skin of six of the world's great cities. Dedicating an episode to each, Jones explores a day-in-the-life-of New York, London, Paris, Rome, Sydney and Hong Kong. Jones avoids the usual tourist traps as he searches out the quirky and unusual secrets and traditions that form the heart and soul of each city. In doing so, Jones captures the essence of each city's unique personality.
British comedian Griff Rhys Jones visits six metropolises to find out what makes them arguably the greatest cities in the world. The selection includes London, Rome and Paris in the Old World plus New York, Sydney and Hong Kong in the New World. He looks into to oddities, traditions, even tries out some remarkable city - and private jobs for a day.
Rating: 8.20/10 (avg out of 76 votes)
Greatest Cities of the World Airs: Thursday
Greatest Cities of the World Status: Ended
GREATEST CITIES OF THE WORLD - General Information
Series Premiere: October 08, 2008 Classification: Documentary Genre: Documentary Network: ITV Airs: Thursday at 09:00 pm Runtime: 60 Minutes
GREATEST CITIES OF THE WORLD - Season 1 -- 6 Episodes
1x1 -- Oct 08, 2008 -- New York 1x2 -- Oct 15, 2008 -- London 1x3 -- Oct 22, 2008 -- Paris 1x4 -- TBA 1x5 -- TBA 1x6 -- TBA
GREATEST CITIES OF THE WORLD - Season 2 -- 3 Episodes
2x1 -- Apr 22, 2010 -- Rome 2x2 -- Apr 29, 2010 -- Sydney 2x3 -- May 06, 2010 -- Hong Kong
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