Greatest Cities Of The World

THE HISTORY CHANNEL – Mondays from 9 July, 7.30pm

Griff Rhys Jones continues his journey through Rome, Sydney and Hong Kong. What really makes these cities work? Griff finds out by rolling his sleeves up and delving behind the scenes, uncovering how the different cities work as living machines, and discovering some astonishing secrets.

THE HISTORY CHANNEL – Mondays from 18 June, 7.30pm

Griff Rhys Jones gets under the skin of six of the world’s great cities: New York, London, Paris, Rome, Sydney and Hong Kong. From serving breakfast in New York, to late night dinner in Paris and beer in London, Griff gets stuck into the daily life of these cities. What really makes these cities work? Griff finds out by rolling his sleeves up and delving behind the scenes, uncovering how the different cities work as living machines, and discovering some astonishing secrets. Armed with his trademark humour and relentless curiosity, Griff tracks down the individuals who epitomise the character of each city, and celebrates the infinite variety of life in these great cities.

LIVING CHANNEL – Sundays from 11 July, 8.30pm

Griff Rhys Jones is back to look at three more of the Greatest Cities Of The World. After showing the delights of New York, London and Paris, this time he takes in the beauty of Sydney and its harbour, the complex meeting of East and West that is Hong Kong, and the first truly great city, Rome. With his unique style and humour, plus a genuine love of discovery, Griff takes us to see both the famous and the not-so-famous (but equally important) aspects of how these cities work and just why they are, and always will be, great.

LIVING CHANNEL – Fridays from 16 April, 9pm

Griff Rhys Jones gets under the skin of six of the greatest cities on earth for a new three part documentary series. Exploring a day-in-the-life of New York, London and Paris – Griff paints a landmark portrait of each metropolis revealing what gives each city its unique identity. From serving breakfast in New York, to late night dinner in Paris and beer in London, Griff gets stuck into the daily life of these cities. He works with garbage men in New York, gives a cut and blow dry to a poodle in Paris and tries his hand at bell ringing in London. What really makes these cities work? Griff finds out by rolling his sleeves up and delving behind the scenes, uncovering how the different cities work as living machines, and discovering some astonishing secrets. Armed with his trademark humour and relentless curiosity, Griff tracks down the individuals who epitomise the character of each city, and celebrates the infinite variety of life in these great cities.