After being sent around the world three times by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant for An Idiot Abroad, Karl Pilkington went it alone on a journey of self-discovery. As Karl turned 40 and officially hit middle age, he was ready to re-assess his life. The Moaning of Life saw Karl set off around the world to experience how other cultures faced up to life’s big issues as he made plans for his future. The five part series was originally broadcast on Sky1HD from 20th October 2013. The tie-in book (published by Canongate) and DVD (distributed by BBC Worldwide) are available to buy now on Amazon.
The Moaning of Life 2 will air on Sky in Autumn 2015.