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Next Up

Tuesday

28th January

9am

About The Show

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.

Episodes

Jan 28

9am

Episode 1

Natural Born Thrillers

Actor Bruce Campbell showcases six naturally gifted people. They have all dazzled audiences with the moves they make and the breaths they take!

Jan 29

9am

Episode 2

Beyond Driven

Actor Bruce Campbell showcases hyper-driven people. These wonders have put themselves at risk and pushed their talent to the limit in order to impress their audiences.

Jan 30

9am

Episode 3

Showstoppers

Actor Bruce Campbell showcases people who test their limits, risk their lives and skirt the edge of sanity. How far will they go to put on a good show?

Jan 31

9am

Episode 4

Invisible Worlds

Bruce Campbell showcases unseen places and spaces where the scary blends with the surprising to create some truly incredible treasures.

Feb 1

10am

Episode 5

Building The Impossible

Bruce Campbell showcases the extraordinary companies and people who have brought cool, impractical and seemingly unattainable ideas to life.

Feb 1

11am

Episode 6

Forces Of Nature

Bruce Campbell reveals the story of John the Hammerhead in Massachusetts. He claims to have one of the strongest skulls in the world that he uses to break anything!

Feb 5

9am

Episode 7

Surviving The Odds

Bruce Campbell reveals the story of Bruce Cook, the daredevil motorbike rider performing mind-blowing tricks. And, he introduces the escape artist, Rick Maisel.

Feb 6

9am

Episode 8

Great Obsessions

Actor Bruce Campbell reveals the story of a record-breaking surfing dog. Plus, he introduces Jeff 'Speedycop' Bloch, who drives unbelievable cars in unusual ways.

Feb 7

9am

Episode 9

The Curious Case Of...

Actor Bruce Campbell reveals the story of the inventor Joseph Herscher. Plus, he introduces a hand-balancer who performs with his pet Chihuahua, Scooby Doo.