Billy Connolly's Great American Trail

Billy goes off the beaten track, starting in New York and and finishing in the heart of America, Nashville, Tennessee. As he follows the migratory trail of the Scots, he discovers the extraordinary places and people that make today’s America.

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    Season 1, Episode 1
    • Thursday 2 Apr 2020

    PG Billy embarks on his great American trail as he opens the New York tartan day parade to a 30,000 strong crowd. He then heads to Plymouth, Massachusetts where the pilgrims first landed on American soil.

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      • Thursday 2 Apr 2020

      PG Billy embarks on his great American trail as he opens the New York tartan day parade to a 30,000 strong crowd. He then heads to Plymouth, Massachusetts where the pilgrims first landed on American soil.

      • Thursday 9 Apr 2020

      PG Billy visits Kearny - a place known as 'Little Glasgow' - where he discovers it was the Scots who brought football to America. Then he goes on a pilgrimage to the Martin Guitar Company, a factory which makes guitars for some of the biggest rockstars on the planet.

      • Thursday 16 Apr 2020

      PG Series Finale: Billy heads to Virginia on the trail of bootleggers dealing in the illegal drink moonshine. Later, he ends his journey in Nashville at the Grand Ole Opry and the hallowed stage where Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash performed.