Julian Fox - On A Lonely Planet

Herne Hill resident, Julian Fox, makes a travel programme without leaving home.

A deadpan travelogue of an everyday life.

Julian was asked to make a travel series for Radio 4.

He couldn't get much time off work and, well, he got a little nervous that he might get home sick.

So he chose not to leave London.

'On a Lonely Planet' is a comedy about an heroic optimist, struggling to escape the hollowness of his existence through a deep-felt love for simple things.

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20161023 (BBC7)
Herne Hill resident Julian Fox makes a travel programme without leaving home. 1/4. Julian takes in the sights and sounds within walking distance from his rented two-bedroom garden flat.

Herne Hill resident, Julian Fox, makes a travel programme without leaving home.

A deadpan travelogue of an everyday life.

Julian was asked to make a travel series for Radio 4.

He couldn't get much time off work and, well, he got a little nervous that he might get home sick.

So he chose not to leave London.

'On a Lonely Planet' is a comedy about an heroic optimist, struggling to escape the hollowness of his existence through a deep-felt love for simple things.Julian takes in the sights and sounds within walking distance from his rented two-bedroom garden flat.

'On a Lonely Planet' is a comedy about an heroic optimist, struggling to escape the hollowness of his existence through a deep-felt love for simple things."

Julian takes in the sights and sounds within walking distance from his rented two-bedroom garden flat."

Herne Hill resident, Julian Fox, makes a travel programme without leaving home. A deadpan travelogue of an everyday life.

1/4. Julian was asked to make a travel series for Radio 4. He couldn't get much time off work and, well, he got a little nervous that he might get home sick. So he chose not to leave London. 'On a Lonely Planet' is a comedy about an heroic optimist, struggling to escape the hollowness of his existence through a deep-felt love for simple things.

Herne Hill resident Julian Fox decides to make a travel programme, without leaving his flat in south London. From February 2005.

Herne Hill resident Julian Fox decides to make a travel programme, without leaving his flat in South London. From February 2005.

Julian Fox decides to make a travel programme, without leaving his flat in south London.

Julian Fox decides to make a travel programme, without leaving his flat in South London.

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20140503 (BBC7)
20161030 (BBC7)
Herne Hill resident Julian Fox makes a travel programme without leaving home. 2/4. Canary Wharf. The suits, the skyscrapers, the business; the most exotic location you can get to with a Travelcard.

2/4. Herne Hill resident, Julian Fox, makes a travel programme without leaving home. A deadpan travelogue of an everyday life.

Julian was asked to make a travel series for Radio 4. He couldn't get much time off work and, well, he got a little nervous that he might get home sick. So he chose not to leave London. On a Lonely Planet is a comedy about a heroic optimist, struggling to escape the hollowness of his existence through a deep-felt love for simple things.

What will Julian Fox find when he takes his home-based travel show to the towers of London's Canary Wharf? From February 2005.

What will Julian find when he takes his home-based travel show to Canary Wharf?

Julian Fox decides to make a travel programme, without leaving his flat in South London.

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20140504 (BBC7)
20161113 (BBC7)
Herne Hill resident Julian Fox makes a travel programme without leaving home. Asked to make a travel series for Radio 4, Julian chose not to leave London.

3/4. Airports. Julian visits London's airports to decide where he would like to fly from. He discovers you can have quite a nice holiday just within Gatwick.

3/4. Herne Hill resident, Julian Fox, makes a travel programme without leaving home. A deadpan travelogue of an everyday life.

Julian was asked to make a travel series for Radio 4. He couldn't get much time off work and, well, he got a little nervous that he might get home sick. So he chose not to leave London. On a Lonely Planet is a comedy about a heroic optimist, struggling to escape the hollowness of his existence through a deep-felt love for simple things.

The home-based travel show hits London's airports to review flight options. How about a holiday in Gatwick? From March 2005.

Julian hits the airports to review flight options. How about a holiday in Gatwick?

Julian Fox decides to make a travel programme, without leaving his flat in South London.

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20140505 (BBC7)
20161120 (BBC7)
Asked to make a travel series for Radio 4, Julian chose not to leave London. 4/4. Edinburgh. After three weeks without going outside London, Julian finally makes it on a cheap flight to Scotland.

4/4. Herne Hill resident, Julian Fox, makes a travel programme without leaving home. A deadpan travelogue of an everyday life.

Julian was asked to make a travel series for Radio 4. He couldn't get much time off work and, well, he got a little nervous that he might get homesick. So he chose not to leave London. On a Lonely Planet is a comedy about a heroic optimist, struggling to escape the hollowness of his existence through a deep-felt love for simple things.

Quibbling over rail fares, travel show host Julian finally leaves London on a cheap flight to Scotland. From March 2005.

Travel show host Julian finally leaves London on a cheap flight to Scotland.

Julian Fox decides to make a travel programme, without leaving his flat in South London.