A final look at places visited & some of the people spoken to throughout the series. Also a trip via the 12th century town of baschi & the Tiber valley, to Todi, one of the loveliest medieval towns in Italy where they make reproduction antique furniture.
A tour through typical Etruscan country in southern Tuscany & northern Latium takes us to Sorano, Bolsena & Volsinii, & to Civita di Bagnoregio, a tiny cathedral town perched upon a continuously eroding rock.
In Paris in the early 1990s, a group of activists go to battle for those stricken with HIV/AIDS, taking on sluggish government agencies and major pharmaceutical companies in bold, invasive actions. The organisation is ACT UP, and its members, many of them gay and HIV-positive, embrace their mission with a literal life-or-death urgency. Amid rallies, protests, fierce debates and ecstatic dance parties, the newcomer Nathan falls in love with Sean, the group's radical firebrand, and their passion sparks against the shadow of mortality as the activists fight for a breakthrough.
This episode is wet and slippery as contestants dive for coins, serve a cup of tea and finally slip and slide while carrying large slippery fish. Talk about mayhem.