Micky Flanagan's Detour de France

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Micky Flanagan and mate of 15 years Noel are attempting their very own Tour De France.

sky 1They craftily incorporate Champagne vineyards, nudist campsites, Gypsy festivals, epic landscapes, wild boar, weird beavers and the Eiffel Tower into their trip to the other side of the Channel.

The chafed thighs and empty wine bottles are just the window dressing – as Micky ponders and explores the big themes and anxieties that plague the mind of men of a certain age – be it mortality, morality and the merits of a good vest.

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