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Escape to the Legion with Bear Grylls

  • Episode 1

    In the scalding heat of the desert it becomes apparent that many of the men fall short of the physical and psychological qualities they need to survive their training

  • Episode 2

    Three days into legionnaire life, the recruits are wishing they'd never been born. Bear is punished for a minor misdemeanour by being buried up to his neck in sand.

  • Episode 3

    Halfway through, three of the recruits have already left and the remaining volunteers are dropping like flies with the medics battling to keep them on their feet

  • Episode 4

    It's the final week of training. But before any recruits can pass, they must survive two days of training in the desert, an eight-kilometre run in full combat gear and a 40km march to the sea.