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Where The Wild Men Are

New series starts Jan 6

Show Synopsis

Adventurer Ben Fogle meets more people who’ve ditched a life of debts and daily grind for something different. These intrepid adventurers have made their homes in some of Earth’s most remote locations. An American widow farming on the edge of the Sahara desert. A trailblazer who built a backpackers’ hostel with a difference in the Guatemalan jungle. A cabin builder in the Arkansas bush, and a Brit patrolling Cambodian waters to stop the illegal trawler trade. Discover the reality of leaving it all behind. Is it daring? Or is it just downright crazy?

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Episode 2, Series 5

Sunday April 22 at 12:40am

Tanzania

Episode 2 | Series 5

Ben travels to an unexplored African landscape with a couple who have swapped city life for a vast wilderness with some of the most fearsome animals on earth.

Episode 4, Series 6

Sunday April 22 at 6:05am

New Zealand

Episode 4 | Series 6

Watch as Ben Fogle journeys off the north-coast of New Zealand, where he lives with Ben Assado who lives in an offgrid world secluded from the mainland.

Episode 5, Series 6

Sunday April 29 at 6:10am

Spain

Episode 5 | Series 6

We join Ben in Spain's remote Andalucia Mountains with couple Alan and Lorna who left their careers for a lifestyle they knew nothing about and a dream of becoming alpaca farmers.

Episode 6, Series 6

Sunday May 6 at 6:40am

Guatemala

Episode 6 | Series 6

Ben ventures deep into wild Guatemala, once home to an ancient Mayan civilisation, now home to former sound engineer who is building a new life in jungle.

Episode 7, Series 6

Sunday May 13 at 6:30am

Missouri

Episode 7 | Series 6

Ben travels to the Ozark Plateau in Missouri to live with wilderness expert, Bo Brown, who gave up life on the road with his band to teach Stone Age skills to modern day man.

Episode 1, Series 1

Tuesday May 15 at 7:50am

Australia

Episode 1 | Series 1

Ben travels to a remote island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef to live with former Sydney businessman David Glasheen.

Episode 1, Series 1

Wednesday May 16 at 4:45am

Australia

Episode 1 | Series 1

Ben travels to a remote island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef to live with former Sydney businessman David Glasheen.

Episode 2, Series 1

Wednesday May 16 at 7:50am

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 1

Ben Fogle joins a family in a mountainside yurt in Alaska. He learns outdoor skills essential to surviving in the wild and protecting himself from potential attack by grizzly bears…

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday May 17 at 4:40am

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 1

Ben Fogle joins a family in a mountainside yurt in Alaska. He learns outdoor skills essential to surviving in the wild and protecting himself from potential attack by grizzly bears…

Episode 3, Series 1

Thursday May 17 at 7:45am

New Zealand

Episode 3 | Series 1

In New Zealand, Ben meets a man who quit the rat race. He has spent the last 30 years living in a remote part of New Zealand, met his wife and now has two teenage children.

Episode 4, Series 1

Friday May 18 at 6:40am

Texas

Episode 4 | Series 1

Former New York fashion photographer John Wells (53) ago quit NYC four years ago for a life off the grid in one of the most inhospitable terrains on earth.

Episode 4, Series 1

Saturday May 19 at 3:45am

Texas

Episode 4 | Series 1

Former New York fashion photographer John Wells (53) ago quit NYC four years ago for a life off the grid in one of the most inhospitable terrains on earth.

Episode 8, Series 6

Sunday May 20 at 5:35am

Cambodia

Episode 8 | Series 6

Ben ventures to Cambodia, to live with a fellow Brit who's raising his own castaway tribe on a tropical island and discovers how fragile life is for this family on their tiny island…

Episode 1, Series 2

Monday May 21 at 6:35am

Georgia

Episode 1 | Series 2

Ben journeys to the swamplands of Georgia to meet a former financier who's turned Tarzan.

Episode 2, Series 2

Tuesday May 22 at 6:55am

India

Episode 2 | Series 2

Ben Fogle meets an ex-fighter pilot turned hill farmer, Steve Lall. Steve turned his back on Indian high society for a simple farmer's life in the mountains.

Episode 2, Series 2

Wednesday May 23 at 3:35am

India

Episode 2 | Series 2

Ben Fogle meets an ex-fighter pilot turned hill farmer, Steve Lall. Steve turned his back on Indian high society for a simple farmer's life in the mountains.

Episode 3, Series 2

Wednesday May 23 at 7:10am

Philippines

Episode 3 | Series 2

Ben joins coconut farmer Neil and his young family in their bamboo house in the Philippines.

Episode 3, Series 2

Thursday May 24 at 3:45am

Philippines

Episode 3 | Series 2

Ben joins coconut farmer Neil and his young family in their bamboo house in the Philippines.

Episode 4, Series 2

Thursday May 24 at 6:50am

Panama

Episode 4 | Series 2

Ben meets a former dump-truck driver who sold his life on eBay and bought a tiny island.

Episode 4, Series 2

Friday May 25 at 3:50am

Panama

Episode 4 | Series 2

Ben meets a former dump-truck driver who sold his life on eBay and bought a tiny island.

Episode 1, Series 3

Friday May 25 at 6:55am

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 1, Series 3

Saturday May 26 at 3:45am

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 2, Series 3

Monday May 28 at 7:05am

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 2, Series 3

Tuesday May 29 at 3:20am

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 3, Series 3

Tuesday May 29 at 7:25am

Utah

Episode 3 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 3, Series 3

Wednesday May 30 at 3:20am

Utah

Episode 3 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 4, Series 3

Wednesday May 30 at 7:15am

Sweden

Episode 4 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth

Episode 4, Series 3

Thursday May 31 at 3:45am

Sweden

Episode 4 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth

Episode 5, Series 3

Thursday May 31 at 6:45am

Laos

Episode 5 | Series 3

Ben travels out to Southeast Asia to meet 31-year-old Jon Watkinson, who quit a career in finance for life in a handmade bamboo hut on a remote island on the Mekong River in Laos.

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