Michael Palin in North
Korea Special Edition
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A new edition of 'Michael Palin in North Korea' featuring the Koryo Tours office.

'Michael Palin in North Korea Special Edition'

Michael Palin (at right) and Koryo Tours founder Nick Bonner at the DMZ. Photo by Doug Dreger.

Koryo Tours is delighted that our friend Michael Palin and his team have been nominated for not one but TWO BAFTA for ‘Michael Palin in North Korea’!

We were the executive producers for this unique series and spent two years arranging access for filming. The result was a documentary like no other that looked deep into the lives of North Koreans across the country, and showed a side to the DPRK that is rarely represented in the media.

The program ended up being one of the biggest events on British television last year, watched by millions of people.

We’re proud that we could help make something like this happen.

See below for 'Michael Palin in North Korea Special Edition' from Channel 5. Learn more about Koryo Tours film projects on our film page.


Nicholas Bonner

Nick Bonner is the co-founder & CEO of Koryo Tours & Studio

Originally from the UK, he has been running tours to North Korea and other extraordinary destinations for over 30 years. Since his first trip to North Korea in 1993, he has pioneered tourism to North Korea and is a well-known face and name in international media and academic conferences. He also curates and runs unique tours to Koryo's worldwide destinations, including Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

Nick is an expert in North Korean art and runs Koryo Studio, an art gallery specialising in North Korean art and film. He has co-produced three feature-length documentaries and the first foreign-North Korean-produced feature-length film, Comrade Kim Goes Flying.

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