Watch: British comedian Griff Rhys Jones talks about his upcoming NZ tour

He's been a star of British comedy for decades, but now Griff Rhys Jones has made the switch to travel host, going to extremes in the name of entertainment.

1 NEWS Europe Correspondent Joy Reid sat down with Jones. Source: Seven Sharp

He's sharing the realities of life on the road in a new live show which is about to come to New Zealand.

Watch the video above to find out more about it, as the funny man sat down with 1 NEWS Europe Correspondent Joy Reid.