Three adventurers team up

A new documentary series starring Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Sir Ranulph Fiennes and John Simpson will be screened later this month.

The series starts on Friday 27 March BBC2 at 9pm when top BBC reporter John Simpson explains the rigours of covering war-torn Afghanistan.

On Friday 3 April BBC2 at 9pm Knox-Jonhston takes the others to his world: Cape Horn in an episode filmed on board Skip Novak’s Pelagic in the Beagle Channel, and including a wild ride around Cape Horn in early December.

On Friday 10 April BBC2 at 9pm – Polar explorer Fiennes gets his chance to report on his frozen world.