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Angara River (02:39)


Joanna Lumley describes the building of two icebreakers in Newcastle that traveled through the Baltic Sea. This episode will explore Siberia and Russia.

Lake Baikal (06:41)

The Lake's depth is over a mile and trucks can drive across it in the winter. The area is home to over 894 unique species found nowhere else. Lumley boards a fishing boat in the port of Listvyanka to travel to the remote village of Bolshiye Koty.

Overnight Train (02:49)

Russian soldiers say goodbye to their families. Lumley travels to Krasnoyarsk and reminisces about the last time she spent time in Moscow as a model.

Krasnoyarsk, Russia (05:49)

Lumley visits a Russian oligarch. Vladimir Yegorov reveals his trinkets and explains why he decided against running for governor. The family and Lumley toast with vodka laced with gold flakes.

Yekaterinburg, Russia (02:46)

Siberia covers 75% of Russia. The Russian Orthodox Church has canonized Tsar Nicholas II and his family. Lumley describes the riots and gang warfare that erupted after the Soviet Union collapsed.

Perm, Russia (07:58)

Lumley travels six hours by train and reflects on a movie role. The city is a major center of arms manufacturing. The actress visits a world-renowned ballet school.

Perm Opera House (02:09)

Lumley attends "Boris Godunov," composed by Modest Mussorgsky. Ticket prices are cheap in Russia. The actress takes her last overnight train to Moscow.

Vladimir, Russia (03:39)

Lumley travels to St. Demetrius Cathedral. Evgeny Lebedev owns "The Independent" and "The London Evening Standard." In the spring, the medieval church looks like its floating.

Red Square (02:53)

Lumley reminisces about her previous trip to Moscow. Locations include St. Basil's Cathedral, the Kremlin, and a winter fair. Moscow has the largest amount of billionaires in the world.

Modeling Industry (02:42)

Lumley explains that in 1966, modeling was forbidden in Soviet Russisa. A mixture of ethnicities makes Russian women beautiful.

Nuclear Bombs (05:45)

Lumley tours Joseph Stalin's Bunker 42; a secret passage connects it to Moscow's Taganskaya Station. She reflects on the changing world since she last stood in the metro in 1966.

Credits: Joanna Lumley's Trans-Siberian Adventure: Episode 3 (00:24)

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On the last leg of her train journey, Joanna crosses Siberia, visits Yekaterinburg, where the last tsar was murdered, and arrives in Moscow for her first visit since the 1960s.

Length: 47 minutes

Item#: BVL187672

ISBN: 978-1-64867-176-0

Copyright date: ©2015

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