Bear Grylls takes two of the most famous faces in British television away for the wildest weekends of their lives. For two days the guests enter Bear’s wild world, where they are tested to their limits.
Bear Grylls takes celebrities on exhilarating adventures well outside their comfort zones.
On this intrepid journey, we get to see both the celebrity and Bear ‘unwrapped’. It is a fascinating insight into both their worlds, as they get to know and trust each other with their lives. Their destination – two of the most dramatic and challenging landscapes in Europe: the Matterhorn region of the Swiss Alps and the active volcano of Mount Teide in the Canaries. For our two celebrities, challenges don’t come much more exciting and revealing than this, as they live the ultimate ‘boys-own’ adventure.
Episode 1: Bear Grylls' Wild Weekend with Miranda Hart
Adventurer Bear Grylls takes comedy writer and actress Miranda Hart on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition to the spectacular Swiss Alps. Bear challenges novice Miranda to go far beyond her comfort zone with a series of exhilarating adventures during an intense two-day expedition. Miranda traverses a glacier, crosses crevasses roped to Bear, tackles deep snow in snow shoes and completes a huge boulder scramble. She also faces her greatest fears when she flies in a helicopter and abseils down a waterfall.
Episode 2: Bear Grylls' Wild Weekend with Jonathan Ross
Adventurer Bear Grylls helps Jonathan Ross to discover his inner Tarzan on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition to the magnificent rainforests on the volcanic island of La Palma. Bear challenges novice Jonathan with a series of exhilarating adventures during an intense two-day trip, including trekking through dense jungle with machetes, SAS-style fast-roping from a helicopter, a walk down an active volcano and sleeping in a cave on a steep cliff face. Bear and Jonathan have to fend for themselves, including preparing wild animals for food.
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