Starts Tuesday October 16

Show Synopsis

Highly skilled engineers are put into a catastrophic scene and left to find a way to escape in this new series based on real life events. Each episode follows a small group of skilled people stranded at a reconstructed catastrophic scene in a hostile environment, days form civilisation. Surrounded by the wreckage, their only option to escape is to build a new vehicle from the debris – be it an air-boat, flying machine or hover-car…or something you can’t even imagine.

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A group of skilled engineers will be put into a catastrophic scene and left to find a way to…Escape

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About the show

In each episode five new cast members will find themselves in a different terrain such as desert, snow, jungle or on water. The must generate their own power and make their own shelter – but they can’t just survive, they must Escape.

The group will also have to battle their fierce, harsh environment and work together to build a way out before their basic rations run out. The only tools they have are those they can find or salvage from the debris.

At the helm of this bold new series is Royal Engineer Ant Middleton whose SAS experience will offer a unique insight into the mental and physical challenges ahead for the intrepid participants as they taken on this epic mission.

Next On

Episode 1, Series 1

Tuesday September 3 at 12:05pm


Episode 1 | Series 1

Five engineers are stranded in hostile desert terrain. They must engineer their way out of an increasingly critical situation and quickly.

Episode 2, Series 1

Wednesday September 4 at 12:10pm


Episode 2 | Series 1

Five experienced engineers must build a vehicle from wreckage and make their escape from a deep canyon in a remote mountainous region.

Episode 3, Series 1

Thursday September 5 at 12:15pm


Episode 3 | Series 1

In a remote jungle, five expert engineers are stranded in a simulated crash site caused by a flash flood and must salvage parts from the wrecked vehicles to build a boat.

Episode 4, Series 1

Friday September 6 at 11:55am

Desert Island

Episode 4 | Series 1

The ground conditions are extreme as five abandoned engineers seek to build an escape craft out of ship wreckage.

Episode 5, Series 1

Monday September 9 at 11:15am


Episode 5 | Series 1

Five expert engineers abandoned in freezing conditions face a race against time trying to turn airplane wreckage into an escape vehicle as the ice closes in.

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