"For Mao, a journey of 1,000 miles began with a single step. For me, a journey of 50,000 miles begins with a singing Womble"
Join Neil Matthews as he goes “underground, over ground”, with his wife Helen and a few furry friends. He time travels on the Trans-Siberian, tackles deep fried Mars bars in Scotland, dances with a French donkey, meets Dirk Bogarde in Shropshire and finds the entrance to Hell. He explores how much the places are like their Womble namesakes – is Cholet full of chefs? How fat and lazy are the people of the Orinoco? He encounters guerrilla gardeners, eco-activists and others whose lives were changed by the Wombles, finally meets the Wombles’ creator, Elisabeth Beresford, and discovers it’s a weird, wonderful Wombling world out there...