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Paul Merton's Adventures - Caravan is on C5 tonight... 7 years 6 months ago #342707

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If anyone is at a loose end this evening...
*Pasted from news story on home page*
 
Caravanning makes a mainstream TV appearance this evening, as funny man Paul Merton explores touring in his travel show on Channel 5.
 
Merton, best known for his appearances on long-running BBC quiz show, Have I Got News For You, is exploring different types of holiday through the six episodes of the show. So far, he has enjoyed trips to Florida, Ibiza and been on a cruise ship, but in the episode being aired on 9 November 2011, he gets to live the dream of caravanning. 
 
As well as trying out the (now famous) mobility scooter tourer, Paul gets to see how modern caravans are a far cry from the draughty, gas-lit trundlers of old when he gets behind the wheel of a Land Rover Discovery 4 towing a 2012 Swift Challenger Sport. Not a bad outfit, for a beginner.
 
Paul Merton's Adventures is on Channel 5 at 10pm on 9 November and repeated on sister station 5* at 9pm on 10 November.
 
If you miss it, it will be shown on C5's catch up service, Demand 5 in the next couple of days. Get to Demand 5 by clicking here!

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Paul Merton's Adventures - Caravan is on C5 tonight... 7 years 6 months ago #342708

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Hi Nigel
Thanks for the heads up saw if advertised the other day so set it to record just in case I missed it.  Be interesting to see what Paul makes of caravaning
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Paul Merton's Adventures - Caravan is on C5 tonight... 7 years 6 months ago #342709

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will be watching that

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Paul Merton's Adventures - Caravan is on C5 tonight... 7 years 6 months ago #342710

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thanks for that we'll tune in!
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Paul Merton's Adventures - Caravan is on C5 tonight... 7 years 6 months ago #342711

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It would be nice if the tv producers avoided the usual hatchet job that the media all too often does on caravans and those of us who use them. I shall watch with interest.
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Paul Merton's Adventures - Caravan is on C5 tonight... 7 years 6 months ago #342712

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Must watch it to see if I can pick up a few tips!!!
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Paul Merton's Adventures - Caravan is on C5 tonight... 7 years 6 months ago #342713

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Think this will be fun, noseweight checks, tyres checks, lights checked etc etc
 
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Paul Merton's Adventures - Caravan is on C5 tonight... 7 years 6 months ago #342714

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Been a good watch so far. Like a Swift advert.

No towing mirrors on the Discovery tho. Tut tut :)

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Paul Merton's Adventures - Caravan is on C5 tonight... 7 years 6 months ago #342715

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Nigel Donnelly wrote:
Been a good watch so far.
 
Glad I havent watched his previous adventures, wont be watching next week
 
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Paul Merton's Adventures - Caravan is on C5 tonight... 7 years 6 months ago #342716

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Odd show really. He walked around the Swift factory, did a bit of comedy reversing but not a lot else. I thought it would be more mickey-takey to be honest. As it was, it was just a bit boring...

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