IWC Media has won a new factual commission from ITV which follows Griff Rhys Jones as he travels through Africa via train.

Griff Rhys Jones

The commercial broadcaster has ordered Slow Train Through Africa, a 5 x 60-minute series which will document the progress of Jones as he travels the length of the continent from Morocco to South Africa via its rail system.

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The series was commissioned by ITV director of factual Richard Klein although no TX date has been confirmed.

IWC Media has previously teamed up with Jones for the Bafta award-winning Mountain, a five-part series for BBC1 in 2007.