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Where the Wild Men Are

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Daring, or down-right crazy?

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.

Ben Fogle travels the far reaches of the planet to meet those who have chosen to live life off the grid and who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Ben wants to discover the realities of leaving it all behind – is it daring, or down-right crazy?

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Episode 8, Series 3

Wednesday August 22 at 6:30am

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben is in rural Morocco with Dina and Mostafa, who shunned the American dream to live a simple life in a mud house.

Episode 9, Series 3

Wednesday August 22 at 10:30am

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben is in rural Morocco with Dina and Mostafa, who shunned the American dream to live a simple life in a mud house.

Episode 9, Series 3

Wednesday August 22 at 8:25pm

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben is in rural Morocco with Dina and Mostafa, who shunned the American dream to live a simple life in a mud house.

Episode 9, Series 3

Thursday August 23 at 6:30am

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben is in rural Morocco with Dina and Mostafa, who shunned the American dream to live a simple life in a mud house.

Episode 1, Series 5

Thursday August 23 at 10:35am

Washington State

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 1, Series 5

Thursday August 23 at 8:25pm

Washington State

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 1, Series 5

Friday August 24 at 6:30am

Washington State

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 5

Friday August 24 at 10:30am

Tanzania

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 2, Series 5

Friday August 24 at 8:35pm

Tanzania

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 2, Series 5

Monday August 27 at 6:40am

Tanzania

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 3, Series 5

Monday August 27 at 10:40am

Hungary

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

Episode 3, Series 5

Monday August 27 at 8:40pm

Hungary

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

Episode 3, Series 5

Tuesday August 28 at 2:30am

Hungary

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

Episode 3, Series 5

Tuesday August 28 at 6:45am

Hungary

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

Episode 4, Series 5

Tuesday August 28 at 10:45am

Canada

Ben journeys into the Canadian wilderness to live with Julius Strauss and wife Kristin in a remote mountain lodge.

Episode 4, Series 5

Tuesday August 28 at 8:15pm

Canada

Ben journeys into the Canadian wilderness to live with Julius Strauss and wife Kristin in a remote mountain lodge.

Episode 4, Series 5

Wednesday August 29 at 2:20am

Canada

Ben journeys into the Canadian wilderness to live with Julius Strauss and wife Kristin in a remote mountain lodge.

Episode 4, Series 5

Wednesday August 29 at 6:35am

Canada

Ben journeys into the Canadian wilderness to live with Julius Strauss and wife Kristin in a remote mountain lodge.

Episode 5, Series 5

Wednesday August 29 at 10:35am

Ibiza

In a secluded valley in the heart of Ibiza, Ben lives in a commune - the brain-child of ex-navy officer Chris Dews.

Episode 5, Series 5

Wednesday August 29 at 8:20pm

Ibiza

In a secluded valley in the heart of Ibiza, Ben lives in a commune - the brain-child of ex-navy officer Chris Dews.

Episode 5, Series 5

Thursday August 30 at 2:20am

Ibiza

In a secluded valley in the heart of Ibiza, Ben lives in a commune - the brain-child of ex-navy officer Chris Dews.

Episode 5, Series 5

Thursday August 30 at 6:50am

Ibiza

In a secluded valley in the heart of Ibiza, Ben lives in a commune - the brain-child of ex-navy officer Chris Dews.

Episode 6, Series 5

Thursday August 30 at 10:45am

Mongolia

Ben ventures into the freezing tundra of Outer Mongolia, on the longest journey he's experienced where he meets a family who became missionaries in a country they knew nothing about…

Episode 6, Series 5

Thursday August 30 at 8:15pm

Mongolia

Ben ventures into the freezing tundra of Outer Mongolia, on the longest journey he's experienced where he meets a family who became missionaries in a country they knew nothing about…

Episode 6, Series 5

Friday August 31 at 2:20am

Mongolia

Ben ventures into the freezing tundra of Outer Mongolia, on the longest journey he's experienced where he meets a family who became missionaries in a country they knew nothing about…

Episode 6, Series 5

Friday August 31 at 6:45am

Mongolia

Ben ventures into the freezing tundra of Outer Mongolia, on the longest journey he's experienced where he meets a family who became missionaries in a country they knew nothing about…

Episode 7, Series 5

Friday August 31 at 10:45am

North Carolina

Ben heads to a secret location in the USA's Appalachian Mountains to live with forest dweller, Tod Kershaw and his own wild community where he embraces life in the woods.

Episode 7, Series 5

Friday August 31 at 8:30pm

North Carolina

Ben heads to a secret location in the USA's Appalachian Mountains to live with forest dweller, Tod Kershaw and his own wild community where he embraces life in the woods.

Episode 7, Series 5

Monday September 3 at 6:25am

North Carolina

Ben heads to a secret location in the USA's Appalachian Mountains to live with forest dweller, Tod Kershaw and his own wild community where he embraces life in the woods.

Episode 8, Series 5

Monday September 3 at 10:35am

Morocco

Ben is in rural Morocco with Dina and Mostafa, who shunned the American dream to live a simple life in a mud house.

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