LONDON: British TV presenter Michael Palin is taking up his first acting role in more than 15 years, joining a drama about soldiers producing a newspaper from the battlefields of World War One. Palin, 70, a former member of the Monty Python comedy team, has concentrated his career in the past two decades on making TV travel documentaries such as “Around the World in 80 days” and “Pole to Pole”. Britain’s state broadcaster, the BBC, said on Tuesday that Palin was one of the cast members for “The Wipers Times”,–Reuters