There is comic alchemy in Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon's reprisal of their roles – versions of themselves – from Michael Winterbottom's 2005 Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story. In The Trip, the two 40-something actors are on a tour of northern English restaurants, which Coogan is to review for a Sunday newspaper. Having been snubbed by his American girlfriend, Coogan has grudgingly enlisted his old friend Brydon to occupy the Range Rover passenger seat, and so begins a very funny, and surprisingly moving, road movie – something like a stripped-back Sideways with a British accent.
1hr 47mins long
M Contains offensive language,sexual references and drug use.