Escape To The Legion on Prime

8:35pm Saturday, October 16 on Prime

Reality Series

Adventurer and explorer Bear Grylls joins 11 recruits as they undergo the month-long brutal Saharan training regime of the legendary French Foreign Legion. Forget romantic visions of Beau Geste; over four weeks these rookies endure sheer hell under the baking desert sun in this recreation of legionnaire life. It’s a rude awakening for the new arrivals as they endure physical breakdown, mental exhaustion and torturous sleep deprivation. Within 24 hours one recruit bails out, another ends up in hospital and the rest face the terrible prospect of an agonising mile high climb up a wall of scorching sand.

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