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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.

People in search of a life less ordinary

People in search of a life less ordinary

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Episode 1, Series 1

Tuesday February 26 at 7:25am

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

Tuesday February 26 at 4:00pm

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 February 27 at 12:10am

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 February 27 at 7:05am

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

Wednesday February 27 at 4:00pm

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 February 28 at 12:20am

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 February 28 at 7:15am

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

Thursday February 28 at 4:00pm

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 March 1 at 12:15am

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 March 1 at 7:05am

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

Friday March 1 at 3:45pm

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 March 2 at 12:10am

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 March 2 at 7:05am

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 March 4 at 7:05am

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

Monday March 4 at 4:00pm

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 March 5 at 12:05am

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 March 5 at 7:40am

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

Tuesday March 5 at 4:10pm

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 March 6 at 12:10am

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 March 6 at 7:45am

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

Wednesday March 6 at 4:15pm

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 March 7 at 12:15am

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 March 7 at 7:15am

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

Thursday March 7 at 4:10pm

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 March 8 at 12:00am

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 March 8 at 7:30am

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

Friday March 8 at 3:55pm

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 March 9 at 12:05am

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 March 9 at 6:50am

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 March 11 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.

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