Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild
S1 E1 • Australia
Documentary series in which adventurer Ben Fogle meets people who have given up the daily grind in favour of a new life in the wilderness. Ben travels to a remote island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef to live with former Sydney businessman David Glasheen. Since losing a fortune in the 1987 stock market crash, which also cost him his marriage, David has led a Robinson Crusoe-like existence. Ben learns how to pick oysters, brew beer, trade fish and dance with the locals, finding out how it feels to truly live alone.