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