Richard Gibson and Kim Hartman

Stars of the BBC’s Second World War comedy, ’Allo ’Allo!, Herr Otto Flick of the Gestapo (Richard Gibson) and Private Helga Geerhart (Kim Hartman), will be onboard two Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ cruises in 2012. Both actors will be lecturing and performing on the theme of ‘Comedy’, as part of the cruise line’s award-winning cruise enrichment programme, Vistas. The Vistas programme won the Best Educational Cruise award at the Cruise International Awards, see here.

The comical pair will be taking centre stage on board Boudicca’s 14-night ‘Canaries & Morocco’ cruise, D1201, in January 2012, and on board L120141, a 25-night sector of Balmoral’s epic ‘New World’ cruise, in March 2012

Boudicca’s ‘Canary Islands’ cruise, D1201, is a 14-night cruise, departing from Southampton on 5 January 2012. It calls at the islands of Madeira, La Gomera, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, and Lanzarote, then Agadir in Morocco and a final call into Lisbon, Portugal before returning to Southampton. Prices start from £1,189 per person, based on two adults sharing an inside twin cabin, Grade ‘H’, and include all meals and entertainment on board, as well as port taxes.

L120141 is a 25-night sector of Balmoral’s epic ‘New World’ cruise. This sector is from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 9 March 2012 to Southampton, also calling at Salvador, Recife, Fortaleza and Santarem, Amazon (all in Brazil), then the Cape Verde Islands and, finally, Funchal, Madeira, before reaching Southampton on 3 April 2012. Prices start from £2,684 per person, based on two adults sharing a superior outside twin cabin, Grade ‘B’, and include all meals and entertainment on board, as well as flights from London to Rio and port/airport taxes.

For reservations call 01473 742424 or visit www.fredolsencruises-vistas.com.