The TV series for Route 66 has yet to air in Australia but has been bought by Channel 7 who have advised it will be in the second half of the year.
The best-loved comedian in Britain heads off on the most famous highway in the world on an unforgettable journey.
Having always dreamed about taking a trip on the legendary Route 66, Billy Connolly is finally heading off on the ride of a lifetime. Travelling all 2,488 miles of this epic road, known as 'The Main Street of America', the Big Yin will share the experiences of the countless travellers who have taken the journey before him. The tales he'll gather on the way, from the skyscrapers of Chicago through the Wild West badlands of Oklahoma and Texas and on to the beaches of the Pacific coast, will tell the story of modern America. And they might just inspire a few readers to get on their bikes as well.
With his unrivalled instinct for a good story and the affability that has endeared him to millions of fans, Billy is the ultimate companion for the ultimate road trip.
About the Author
Billy Connolly is a world-renowned, award-winning comedian, musician, presenter, author and actor.
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 10th May 2012
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.7 x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1