David O’Doherty: when is ‘Along for the Ride’ on TV, who is in travel series, and where do they go?

The Irish comedian will be joined by some famous faces for a new travel show on Channel 4 but when does the series begin?

Irish comedian David O’Doherty may be more well-known to viewers as a musical comic but the funnyman is putting on his cycling gear for his newest show.

Along For The Ride is a brand new travel show for Channel 4 and promises to deliver stunning landscapes alongside funny chat with some of David’s famous friends.

Sign up to our What to Watch newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

But who features in the series, when is it on and where will the ride take them?

What is Along For The Ride?

David O’Doherty will bring his love and passion for cycling to the screen on Channel 4 with the new show.

Each week, he will be joined by another famous pal and both will travel by bike through gorgeous landscapes across England.

David will take the time to chat with the celebrities about their life and a range of topics, in a Travel Man-esque programme.

He said: “I think we’ve all seen enough of very fit cyclists racing up mountains and whooshing round tracks on our televisions. Now it’s time for quite out-of-shape people getting lost as they pedal towards a beautiful landmark that’s supposed to be just over there.”

Who will be featured on Along For The Ride?

In keeping with the show’s format, David’s first guest will be the Travel Man himself, Richard Ayoade.

The actor, known best for his portrayal of Moss in Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd, will get on his bike alongside David in the first episode of the series.

Other guests who will feature on the series include comedians Mel Giedroyc and Joe Wilkinson.

Artist Grayson Perry will also feature alongside David during the series run.

Where will they visit in Along For The Ride?

Series one of the show will see David and friends travel through various locations in the English and Welsh countryside.

In episode one, David, joined by Richard Ayoade, will travel through Dungeness in Kent.

He will also travel to the Brecon Beacons, Northumberland and Suffolk throughout the series.

How many episodes of Along For The Ride are there?

Series one of the show will run for four episodes.

When is Along For The Ride on Channel 4?

The show will premiere on Monday 22 November at 10pm on Channel 4.

The show will also premiere on the channel’s streaming service All4 at the same time.

Each episode lasts one hour.

A message from the editor:

Thank you for reading. NationalWorld is a new national news brand, produced by a team of journalists, editors, video producers and designers who live and work across the UK. Find out more about who’s who in the team, and our editorial values. We want to start a community among our readers, so please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and keep the conversation going. You can also sign up to our email newsletters and get a curated selection of our best reads to your inbox every day.