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World’s Most Extreme

Mondays 8.30pm

Show Synopsis

Towns built three miles high in the mountains, where people survive on precious little oxygen, 747 jumbo jets that wipe out deadly wildfires, buildings that use car engineering to survive devastating earthquakes, and mile-deep lakes that could belch out 424 giga-tonnes of methane – these are the most mind-boggling and extreme places, structures and vehicles in the world.

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Count down the top 10 of the world's most extreme buildings, cities, natural phenomena, cars, aircraft and ships.

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About the show

This six-part series will take you where there’s adrenaline, danger and excitement. Using extraordinary archive, edge-of-your-seat UGC, insightful expert interviews, and cutting-edge CGI.

Weaving together visceral storytelling and huge engineering, we count down the top 10 of THE WORLD’S MOST EXTREME buildings, cities, natural phenomena, cars, aircraft and ships.

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Episode 5, Series 2

Monday August 26 at 2:00pm

In The Air

Episode 5 | Series 2

Reveals the most incredible aircraft ever invented. From an experimental solar-powered record-breaker to a 747 adapted to put out wildfires to a Norwegian daredevil's wing-suit.

Episode 6, Series 2

Tuesday August 27 at 2:00pm

In The Water

Episode 6 | Series 2

Uncovers marvels of marine engineering: boats that dive, boats that fly and even boats that flip. From Russia's nuclear-powered ice breakers to Australian David Warby's attempts to…

Episode 5, Series 2

Saturday August 31 at 11:05am

In The Air

Episode 5 | Series 2

Reveals the most incredible aircraft ever invented. From an experimental solar-powered record-breaker to a 747 adapted to put out wildfires to a Norwegian daredevil's wing-suit.

Episode 5, Series 2

Saturday August 31 at 5:15pm

In The Air

Episode 5 | Series 2

Reveals the most incredible aircraft ever invented. From an experimental solar-powered record-breaker to a 747 adapted to put out wildfires to a Norwegian daredevil's wing-suit.

Episode 6, Series 2

Saturday September 7 at 11:05am

In The Water

Episode 6 | Series 2

Uncovers marvels of marine engineering: boats that dive, boats that fly and even boats that flip. From Russia's nuclear-powered ice breakers to Australian David Warby's attempts to…

Episode 6, Series 2

Saturday September 7 at 5:10pm

In The Water

Episode 6 | Series 2

Uncovers marvels of marine engineering: boats that dive, boats that fly and even boats that flip. From Russia's nuclear-powered ice breakers to Australian David Warby's attempts to…

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