Dr Mumbo

Got three hours to spare? Watch Mark Humphries watch trains

Dr Mumbo often finds himself wishing he had more creative ways to wile away the hours on a Sunday night. Enter SBS’ Mark Humphries and Dr Mumbo is now spoiled for choice.

Viewers could spend three hours on Sunday night watching The Ghan train chug along (slowly) on SBS Television – or they could watch Humphries live on Facebook as HE tunes into the program.

It’s train inception! 

The look of excitement

Humphries knows he is spoiling Dr Mumbo: “Ever since I was a young boy, I’ve dreamed of travelling on The Ghan,” he revealed. “Hard to believe that all these years later I’d get the chance to watch a video of that very train trip. Dreams really do come true.”

SBS has given Dr Mumbo an insight into what he can expect: “As the train makes its iconic journey through the red centre of Australia, Mark, along with co-hosts Karla Arnall (Triple J’s Hackand Clarke Richards (Utopia, Upper Middle Boganwill provide a live access all areas commentary, unique expert observations on cross-state and territory train travel, informative and entertaining insights and behind the scenes titbits about life on the train.”

Dr Mumbo will now spend three hours pondering if he should stream a Facebook live of himself watching Mark watch The Ghan on SBS.


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