As one of the world's top actors, Hollywood superstar Idris Elba has the world at his feet. Now we meet the man behind the Hollywood persona. An experienced driver, he does all his own stunts and is no stranger to a dramatic and high-speed car chase. But what fans may not realise is that Idris has secretly harboured a life-long passion to enter the thrilling world of motorsports. Idris Elba: No Limits follows him as he pushes himself to the max to master a range of the toughest speed disciplines in the world, before taking to both land and air to participate in some of the most fiercely fought competitions in sport
In his life as an actor Idris Elba has made a career of playing a tough guy. Now he s about to find out if he really is one. He s set himself an extraordinary personal challenge to become a pro kickboxer in just twelve months. But even with the help of the best trainers in the world can someone with no experience become a genuine contender in the bloodiest of sports? Elba will undertake the most demanding experience of his career training to become a professional kickboxer and ultimately compete against a seasoned fighter in a no-holds-barred bout.
Armed with no experience but an abundance of courage, grit and determination, this collection captures every high and low as he takes on the biggest challenges of his life.
We join host and auto veteran Mike Brewer, as he joins forces with mechanic Edd China to rebuild retro road stars in the hit motoring series Wheeler Dealers. Mike is on the search for classic motors at knock down prices that he feels have everything he needs to turn a tidy profit. With just one week to complete each car, Mike and Edd use their expertise to save the classics from an uncertain fate. First, Mike hits the car auctions, sales forecourts and classifieds looking for a motor that comes within his budget and has some star quality. Once he s made his purchase it s back to the garage where Edd gets to work on turning a rundown relic into a dream machine. Then, when the work is done, Edd hands the car back to Mike who must wheel and deal to get the best price he possibly can for the rejuvenated motor.
Together for the first time, this collection features all eleven series of Wheeler Dealers. Also included is spin-off show Trading-Up.
When you think of survival experts and outdoor adventurers there are few men who fit the bill more perfectly than the former SAS man and survival expert, Bear Grylls. This collection celebrates the spirit of Bear as we accompany him across the planet, to the harshest environments to discover how he makes survival seem a possibility for all of us, not just the experts.
Born Survivor sees Bear prove himself as the ultimate survivor, as he travels to the four corners of the world encountering some of the toughest conditions known to man, including swamps, deserts, volcanos and jungles, along the way he demonstrates some of his incredible survival techniques.
Bear Grylls: Breaking Point sees Bear take everyday people on a journey to face their fears. He helps them tackle life long phobias including rats, spiders and insects. But it s no tea party for Bear either, as he ll be sent way out of his comfort zone and put under extreme pressure as he tries to encourage, empower and cajole his companions into facing down their demons.
Bear Grylls: Escape From Hell goes beyond mere endurance skills; it s a revealing insight into the human spirit under phenomenal pressure. It marries emotion and real experience into a show-stopping format that celebrates instinct, endeavour and the will to survive in the face of Mother Nature s most awe-inspiring dangers.
Worst Case Scenario with Bear Grylls demonstrates how having the right knowledge and a touch of ingenuity can help anyone escape from a potentially life-threatening situation. Bear teaches viewers the skills needed to succeed in survival in the most disparate situations, from escaping a sinking car, pulling a man from a burning truck to fending off a wild dog.
From the Amazon jungle to the polar ice caps, Bear Grylls has seen and survived pretty much everything that the natural world has to throw at him which is why, when he is blown away by a clip of human survival in Bear Grylls: Extreme Survival Caught on Camera you know it is going to be pretty special. From parachutes that don t open to bungee cords that snap, elephant attacks to runaway cars, survivors share their stories.