World's Most Dangerous Roads

2016
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S3 Ep3 - Bolivia

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Bolivia - Funny men Phill Jupitus and Marcus Brigstocke head to Bolivia for a high-altitude road trip that promises adrenalin, hilarity and drop-dead beautiful scenery. Already good friends, the terrified duo first have to survive Bolivia's infamous Road of Death only to find themselves deep in notorious bandit country. Disorientation takes them by surprise as they have to navigate the stunning Salar de Uyuni, a salt lake so vast that Buzz Aldrin could see it from space. Their goal is to reach ...
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S3 Ep2 - Georgia

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Georgia - Hugh Bonneville and Jessica Hynes were a perfect match in BBC Two's comedy hit Twenty Twelve. Now they pair up again for a terrifying road trip through the former soviet state of Georgia. Driving from the border with Azerbaijan to the Black Sea, Jessica soon discovers her spirit of adventure causes Hugh a few moments of high anxiety. Yet Hugh realises that there is plenty more to come as they find themselves stuck on a high mountain pass in bad weather and he must overcome his vertigo...
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S3 Ep1 - Madagascar

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Humans have built roads in some of the most dangerous and inhospitable places on Earth - from the Andes to the Himalayas. What possesses us to explore and traverse these life-threatening parts of our world? Six British celebrities travel along some of the planet's most extraordinary highways, taking in the breathtaking landscapes and the fascinating characters who live, work and travel along these routes. (From the US) (Factual Entertainment) PG CC
Episodes 2015
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S2 Ep3 - Ethiopia

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Ethiopia - Comedians Hugh Dennis and David Baddiel drive over 2,000 kilometres of Ethiopia's death-defying, bone-shaking roads in a quest to reach Aksum, known as the home of the Ark of the Covenant. Along the way they have to compete with truck drivers high on local drug khat, a calamitous breakdown and a shortage of fuel in the middle of the night. At times, it seems like David and Hugh will need a miracle to get them to the end of the road and the holiest place in this deeply religious count...
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S2 Ep2 - Ho Chi Minh Trail

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Ho Chi Minh Trail - Comedian Sue Perkins and actress Liza Tarbuck drive the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail, a network of dangerous roads hacked through mountains and jungles of Laos and Vietnam. Its role in the Vietnam War has left it one of the most perilous roads in the world as it is littered with unexploded bombs. Sue and Liza face a gruelling drive to some of the least explored sections of the trail, with both terrifying and hilarious consequences. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 2 o...
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S2 Ep1 - Siberia

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Siberia - Six British celebrities travel along some of the world’s most infamous roads. In this episode, good friends and fellow comedians Ed Byrne and Andy Parsons brave temperatures as low as minus 50 degrees to drive across Siberia's infamous Road of Bones. Along the way they encounter all that Siberia can throw at them from terrifying roads of ice and deserted gulags, to the surprising welcome of the people who inhabit this freezing wilderness. But the further they go along the road, the mo...
Episodes 2014
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S1 Ep3 - Peru

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Peru - Adventurer Ben Fogle and comedian Hugh Dennis drive a historic route from the Peruvian Andes to the depths of the Amazon, along roads built for those intending to conquer and exploit the natural wealth of Peru's rainforest. It's a rollercoaster ride of 600-metre drops and hairpin bends on one-lane dirt roads, stretching from mountains high above the clouds to the muddy, humid trails of the jungle. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Final) (Rpt) M (L)
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S1 Ep2 - Nepal

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Nepal - Comedians Rhod Gilbert and Greg Davies attempt to drive through the mountainous, landlocked nation of Nepal: a journey fraught with danger. Besides having one of the world's highest rates of road accidents, floods and landslides are an everyday occurrence. Starting at the chaotic border with India, they travel across the country's most important roads, from highways that maintain its cities to freshly-dug dirt tracks that connect to isolated communities. (From the UK) (Documentary Serie...
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Ep1 - Alaska

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Alaska - In this three-part series, six British celebrities tackle some of the world's most infamous roads. Tonight, comedian Sue Perkins and adventurer Charley Boorman travel across Alaska to the notorious Dalton Highway - a dirt track built in the 1970s as a supply road to support the Trans-Alaska oil pipeline. Highway maintenance is a full time job here with avalanche units operating throughout the year. As Arctic conditions close in on them, the pair have to rely on the help of hardcore tru...
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