One hundred years ago, Robert Ripley embarked on a quest like no other. He travelled to the furthest reaches of the globe for the unusual, unearthing the breath-taking feats and uncanny abilities that captivated men, women and children alike.
Today the adventure continues as, in this series, actor Bruce Campbell reveals even more of the world’s wonders and astonishing real-life stories. He showcases naturally gifted people who dazzle audiences with every move they make as they push themselves beyond the brink – even if it means risking their lives.
From the tightrope-walking couple who got married in a death-defying stunt to a contortionist whose talents took him all the way to Hollywood, these incredible individuals must be seen to be believed.