River Hunters pairs US Youtube sensation Beau Ouimette, a river detectorist with over 30 years’ experience, with presenter and keen swimmer Rick Edwards, as they search the UK’s waterways for archaeological finds. Using state-of-the-art technology, archive maps and contemporaneous accounts from the period, Beau and Rick perform the first underwater archaeological digs in some of the most exciting and iconic historical sites in Britain, often in dangerous and fast-flowing water.
Comedy legend Grado hosts three teams of contestants driving to a new mystery destination, guided by a talking sat-nav asking them questions along the journey. Answer correctly and they follow the shortest route, but a wrong answer means a wrong turn, a diversion and added miles to their trip. It is the team with the lowest mileage that wins the cash prize so they want to keep to the straightest road possible.
Stacey Dooley travels the world to uncover the hidden costs of the addiction to fast fashion. She sees for herself how toxic chemicals released by the garment industry pollute waterways that millions of people rely on. She witnesses the former Aral Sea, once one of the largest bodies of fresh water, now reduced almost entirely to dust.
These are shocking discoveries likely to make you think twice about whether you really need those new clothes.