Pilgrimage: The Road to Istanbul

Seven new famous faces take to the open road, as they follow a completely different pilgrimage. This time, in Pilgrimage: The Road To Istanbul, journalist Adrian Chiles, a converted Catholic; former politician Edwina Currie, a lapsed Jew; Olympian Fatima Whitbread, a practicing Christian; broadcaster Mim Shaikh and television presenter Amar Latif, both Muslims; and two confirmed atheist’s, comedian Dom Joly and actor Pauline McLynn; will live as simple pilgrims following an ancient military route to the historic city of Istanbul, which has been transformed into a modern-day path of peace.

Read more about it here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2020/pilgrimage

Pilgrimage is a wonderful series that brings the conversations around spirituality and faith to a wide audience in an engaging and personal way.

Daisy Scalchi, BBC Commissioning Editor, Religion
Executive Producers Caroline Matthews and Colm Martin
Series Producer Harjeet Chhokar