WorldCat Identities

Boorman, Charley

Overview
Works: 66 works in 294 publications in 10 languages and 5,968 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Action and adventure films  Travelogues (Television programs)  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Television series  Television mini-series  Pictorial works  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Creator, Other
Classifications: G440, 910.41
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charley Boorman
Long way round : chasing shadows across the world by Ewan McGregor( Book )

51 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The popular actors recount their three-month, 20,000-mile motorbike journey from London to New York through three continents and some of the harshest terrain on Earth
Long way down : an epic journey by motorcycle from Scotland to South Africa by Ewan McGregor( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Longtime friends and bike enthusiasts McGregor and Boorman wowed international audiences with their first major motorcycle journey that spanned several continents, captured in the book and television show Long Way Round. Now they are back, with the fascinating account of their second, equally ambitious journey: from the northernmost tip of Scotland, across Europe and down through Africa ending in Cape Town, this is the account of the authors' three month journey across two continents, over difficult terrain and in unpredictable conditions. Their route covers Britain, Italy, Switzerland, Tunisia, the Sudan, Rwanda, Botswana, and Namibia, among other countries; and they stop in cities and villages along the way to experience the European and African cultures firsthand. Featuring diary entries, travel maps, mileage charts, and dozens of color photographs.--From publisher description
John Boorman's The emerald forest by John Boorman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and German and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Markham, an engineer, returns to the Amazon year after year searching for his son who had disappeared into the jungle. After ten years of searching, Markham finds the man that had once been his boy, but now is a warrior from a different world
Long way down : the complete TV series by Ewan McGregor( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel with Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman from John O'Groats to Cape Town descending through Western Europe and Africa before arriving at the southern most tip of the continent. On their journey their endurance, biking skills and friendship are tested to the limit
Long way round : the complete TV series by Ewan McGregor( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bonded by a unique friendship and love of motorbikes, 'Long way round' documents the adventures of Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on their extraordinary journey around the world. From London to New York via Europe, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Siberia, the U.S.A. and Canada, this three disk set contains the entire TV Series to Long Way Round as well as a number of extras including unseen and extended footage and exclusive interview with Evan and Charley. "--Container
Race to Dakar by Charley Boorman( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I 2005 kørte Charley Boorman på motorcykel den 15.000 lange rute i Dakar Rally
John Boorman's The emerald forest( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy disappears from the edge of the Brazilian rainforest. Years later his father finds him living with an Amazon tribe, but he doesn't want to leave, and ends up teaching his father about true civilization
Sydney to Tokyo by any means by Charley Boorman( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley Boorman's brand-new adventure
Sydney to Tokyo : by any means by Charley Boorman( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the phenomenal success of By Any Means Wicklow to Sydney, Charley Boorman is back with a brand new adventure. From Sydney to Tokyo By Any Means follows the adventurer extraordinaire as he rides, rows and flies his way 9, 500 miles north from his last stop in Sydney up the Pacific Rim to Japan's capital, Tokyo. Using quad bikes, hovercrafts, wooden scooters, canoes, para-gliders and of course his favourite mode of transport - motorbike - Charley travels across vibrant cities, treacherous seas and impenetrable jungle and experiences some of the world's most stunning and diverse countries and cultures. Along the way he encounters fascinating people in some of the most isolated communities. He meets and makes friends with everyone from surfer dudes in Australia to Tribal leaders in Papua New Guinea and learns of the history, religions and ways of life of the local people he is with. Encapsulating some truly awe-inspiring experiences, From Sydney to Tokyo By Any Means DVD is packed with adventure, motorbikes and Charley's enthusiasm for the world and its people
Chasing shadows across the world by Ewan McGregor( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fellow film actors and bike enthusiasts travel 20,000 miles around the world by motorbike encountering many challenges ranging from extreme weather to impenetrable terrain, caviar fishing in the Caspian, wrestling with the Mongolian Olympic team and riding with the Canadian Mounties
His brand new adventure from Wicklow to Wollongong by Charley Boorman( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brand new travel book from bestselling author Charley Boorman - BACKED BY A MAJOR BBC2 TV SERIES
Long way down music from the TV series by Ewan McGregor( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After their trip round the world in 2004, fellow actors and bike fanatics Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman couldn't shake the travel bug, and after a UNICEF visit to Africa, they knew they had to go back and experience this extraordinary continent in more depth. They set off on their 15,000-mile journey with two new BMWs loaded up for the trip, travelling through a continent filled with magic and wonder. 2007
Long way round : [chasing shadows across the world] by Ewan McGregor( Recording )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fellow film actors and bike enthusiasts Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman travel 20,000 miles around the world by motorbike. They encounter many troublesome situations on the way, ranging from extreme and threatening weather to impenetrable terrain, and face challenges such as caviar fishing in the Caspian Sea, and riding with the Canadian Mounties. Whilst throwing themselves enthusiastically into the culture of each new country, the two friends also have to rely on each other's good humour, as the journey tests their relationship and their stamina to the limits. Some strong language. 2004
The bunker by Rob Green( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A platoon of German soldiers, battle-weary and torn by tension and dissent, take refuge from advancing Allied forces within the confines of an underground bunker system. As night closes in, a series of bizarre and horrifying events begins
John Boorman's The emerald forest ; Lord of the flies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord of the flies: Adaptation of William Golding's novel about a group of English boys who are stranded on an uninhabited island when the plane that is evacuating them from a war-threatened England crashlands. Without adult control, the boys regress to savagery. Videodisc version
Racing across Canada from Newfoundland to the Rockies by Charley Boorman( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelling mainly on his much loved bike, Charley explores the world's second largest country, home to some of the most stunning and challenging terrain known to man
Long way down( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on an epic journey as they drive their motorcycles from Scotland to Capetown, South Africa
Long way down : von Schottland nach Kapstadt by Ewan McGregor( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race to Dakar by Charley Boorman( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In January 2006, 230 people raced in trucks, cars and motorbikes from Lisbon to Dakar in the 28th annual Dakar rally - the most dangerous race in the world. Taking part was a team of three bikers: Matt Hall, Simon Pavey ... and actor and bike nut Charley Boorman. After his celebrated trip round the world with Ewan McGregor, documented in the No. 1 bestselling book Long Way Round, Charley was keen for another challenge. Racing in the Dakar had always been a dream of his, and so it was the obvious choice for a new adventure. Supported by Australian champion biker Simon Pavey and experienced British biker Matt Hall, Charley attempted to do what many professional bikers have failed to do - to compete in the Dakar rally, the most challenging race in existence. His book details his extraordinary adventures, and those of his fellow bikers, and also explores the history of this most dramatic and romantic of races. From Portugal through Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Mali, Guinea and Senegal, it also provides a unique look at the countries hosting the rally
Right to the edge : Sydney to Tokyo by any means by Charley Boorman( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From active volcanoes to coffee plantations to hilltop monasteries, Charley takes an exhilarating ride through some of the most spectacular countries in the world. Fast paced and fascinating, this is a gripping read from one of our very best travel-adventure writers
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Long way round : chasing shadows across the world
Alternative Names
Boorman, Charles 1966-

Boorman, Charlie 1966-

Charley Boorman acteur, fils du réalisateur John Boorman

Charley Boorman attore e avventuriero inglese

Charley Boorman britischer Schauspieler und Abenteurer

Charley Boorman Brits acteur

Чарли Бурман

Чарли Бурмен

چارلی بورمن بازیگر و کاشف بریتانیایی

부어맨, 찰리 1966-

찰리 부어먼

チャーリー・ブアマン

ブアマン, チャーリー

Languages
English (198)

German (12)

French (3)

Polish (3)

Czech (3)

Chinese (2)

Japanese (2)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
Long way down : an epic journey by motorcycle from Scotland to South AfricaJohn Boorman's The emerald forestRace to DakarSydney to Tokyo by any meansChasing shadows across the worldHis brand new adventure from Wicklow to WollongongLong way down music from the TV seriesLong way round : [chasing shadows across the world]