Around The World In 80 Days has arrived on BBC One – here’s a full run down of who’s on the cast.
The drama follows literature’s greatest explorer, Phileas Fogg in a new adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic novel.
A teaser for the series shares: “Following an outrageous bet, Fogg and his valet, Passepartout, take on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days, swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story.”
Around The World In 80 Days 2022 cast
Here’s a full rundown of who’s on the cast of Around The World In 80 Days:
David Tennant plays Phileas Fogg
Ibrahim Koma plays Passepartout
Leonie Benesch plays Abigail ‘Fix’ Fortescue
Jason Watkins plays Bernard Fortescue
Richard Wilson plays Grayson
Peter Sullivan plays Nyle Bellamy
Simone Coppo plays Marco
Giovanni Scifoni plays Niccolò Moretti
Cristian de Vergori plays Alberto Moretti
Anthony Flanagan plays Thomas Kneedling
Lindsay Duncan plays Jane Digby
Leon Clingman plays Roberts
Reeya Gangen plays Noori
Kiroshan Naidoo plays Arjan
Liam Walsh plays Jim
Charlie Hamblett plays Lt Bathurst
Patrick Kennedy plays Sir Henry Rowbotham
Victoria Smurfit plays Lady Clemency Rowbotham
Thomas Chaahning plays Jiang Lei
Andre Penvern plays Lôme
Loic Djani plays Gerard
Watch Around The World In 80 Days on TV and online
The new series of Around The World In 80 Days currently airs on Sunday nights on BBC One having started on Boxing Day. The final of eight episodes airs on 30 January 2022 at 6:10PM.
You also find episodes available to watch online via the BBC iPlayer where the full eight-part series is currently available to watch online.
A synopsis of the opening episode shares: “London, 1872. Inspired by a news story, Phileas Fogg is goaded into betting that he can circle the globe in just 80 days, despite never having been abroad before. He sets off with his new valet, Jean Passepartout, and finds that journalist Abigail Fix, the daughter of his friend Fortescue, is joining him to document the journey.
“When they reach Paris, they find the city in the middle of a riot. Passepartout is reunited with his revolutionary brother, who leads him and Fix into the heart of the unrest. Meanwhile, Fogg nearly falls at the first hurdle. Is he really cut out for this adventure?”