Billy Connolly fulfils a lifelong dream of travelling the worldâ™s most famous highway – Route 66.
The 2488 mile long road from Chicago to Santa Monica is the embodiment of the American dream and, set to a soundtrack of some of the best American music of the 20th century, Billy will be taking in everything from the skyscrapers of Chicago and St Louis to the Wild West badlands of Oklahoma and Texas.
Astride his Boom motor-trike, Billy will see the Grand Canyon, the deserts of New Mexico and Arizona, the beaches of the Pacific and the excesses of LA. Along the way he'll meet the disciples of Route 66, from seasoned “roadies” to first-timers living the dream. Heâ™ll also learn about key figures and events that have shaped the richly diverse culture...