Rhys Jones, O'Briain and McGrath reunite for a fifth series

The fifth series of the successful Three Men in a Boat TV show begins tonight on BBC2 at 8pm.

Griff Rhys Jones, Dara O’Briain and Rory McGrath competed at West Highland Yachting Week in Ross Ryan’s classic 8-metre The Truant (pictured above) from Craobh to Oban winning second place in Class 7.

They also did a tour of the Highland and Islands reaching Skye and Harris inspired by the trip undertaken by Dr Johnson and Samuel Boswell in the late 1700s.

Part two of the show entitled Three Men Go to Scotland will air on December 30 also at 8pm on BBC2 with both programmes later available on the BBC iPlayer.

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