Having previously taken part in The Real Marigold on Tour, Miriam Margolyes goes on her own solo road trip across the middle of the USA.
The first episode sees her beginning in Chicago, looking at both sides of the city. She meets wealthy socialites in one area, but then also goes to the South Side where she meets a former drug dealer. She also visits some rappers and one of America’s newest residents.
Miranda’s Big American Adventure is on BBC One at 21.00.