Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild

Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild: Greece / 18 Jan 2022 Channel 5

Greece:

Ben ventures to the lesser-known Greek island of Andros to visit Sandy, founder of a remote animal shelter perched on the slopes of the island’s highest peak. He embraces sharing a home with 25 dogs, eight donkeys, a horse, a mule and more than 20 cats. Surrounded by stunning natural beauty, he also helps to feed, groom, walk and clean up after the multitude of animals that roam free around the land and a 300-year-old house.

Adventurer Ben Fogle gets a taste of extreme escapism in this brand new series meeting those who have turned their backs on the daily grind. Each week, Ben spends time in one of the world’s most remote locations, meeting the people who now inhabit these inhospitable corners of the planet after leaving their ordinary lives behind. Our intrepid guide also wonders whether these extraordinary individuals and their incredible experiences might tempt him to move his own family out of London and away from the comforts of the city. Is it daring or downright crazy? Ben wants to discover the truth about life in tough, harsh conditions, where doing battle with Mother Nature is a daily reality.

Season: 16
Episode: 3
Airdate: 18 Jan 2022
Time: 21:00
Network: Channel 5
Country: United Kingdom

More Stories
BBC News at Six
BBC News at Six: 27/04/2021 / 27 Apr 2021 BBC One