VIDEO: What Is Around The World In 80 Days?

Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.  

Actors David Tennant (Phileas Fogg), Ibrahim Koma (Passepartout) and Creator /Writer/Executive Producer Ashley Pharoah discuss what to expect in the new adaptation of the adventure classic from Jules Verne. See the premiere Sunday, Jan 2, 2022, 8/7c on MASTERPIECE on PBS.