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We all occasionally dream of giving up the day job and moving away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. But some people take their desire to get away from it all to the extremes. In this returning series, Ben Fogle meets people who have made their home in some of the most remote locations in the world.

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People in search of a life less ordinary

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Episode 1, Series 1

Tuesday August 3 at 4:50pm

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 August 4 at 1:20am

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 August 4 at 6:50am

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 2, Series 1

Wednesday August 4 at 4:50pm

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 August 5 at 1:25am

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 August 5 at 6:50am

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 3, Series 1

Thursday August 5 at 4:50pm

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 3, Series 1

Friday August 6 at 1:20am

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 3, Series 1

Friday August 6 at 6:50am

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 August 6 at 4:50pm

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 August 7 at 1:20am

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

Monday August 9 at 6:55am

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 1, Series 2

Monday August 9 at 4:55pm

Georgia

Episode 1 | Series 2

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

Episode 1, Series 2

Tuesday August 10 at 1:20am

Georgia

Episode 1 | Series 2

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

Episode 1, Series 2

Tuesday August 10 at 6:50am

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 August 10 at 4:50pm

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 August 11 at 1:20am

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 August 11 at 6:50am

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 August 11 at 4:50pm

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 August 12 at 1:25am

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 August 12 at 6:50am

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 August 12 at 4:50pm

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 August 13 at 1:25am

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 August 13 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 1, Series 3

Friday August 13 at 4:50pm

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle heads to Africa to meet a master bushman who quit a lucrative career in the city.

Episode 1, Series 3

Saturday August 14 at 1:20am

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle heads to Africa to meet a master bushman who quit a lucrative career in the city.

Episode 1, Series 3

Monday August 16 at 6:50am

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle heads to Africa to meet a master bushman who quit a lucrative career in the city.

Episode 2, Series 3

Monday August 16 at 4:55pm

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 3

Ben Fogle is in Alaska battling mosquitoes and eating bear.

Episode 1, Series 5

Monday August 16 at 8:25pm

Washington State

Episode 1 | Series 5

Ben Fogle journeys to the USA's Pacific Northwest, to live with a former punk-rocker who has spent more than half her life, living, hunting, and sleeping in the wilderness.

Episode 2, Series 3

Tuesday August 17 at 1:20am

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 3

Ben Fogle is in Alaska battling mosquitoes and eating bear.

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