Bear Grylls Series For Netflix
Bear Grylls is set to star in a new
interactive show that will give viewers control over his
The TV star said the Netflix series –
entitled You Vs Wild – would be “a journey unlike any I’ve ever
embarked on before”.
The programme will give viewers “the
power to control which decision Bear Grylls makes as he climbs
towering mountains, enters dense jungles, and dives headfirst
into You Vs Wild”, Netflix said.
The streaming service called the
adventure series “groundbreaking”.
Grylls said on Twitter: “This is going
to be a journey unlike any I’ve EVER embarked on before.
“I need YOU to think ahead, choose
wisely, and most importantly, never give up.”
The programme is being launched in
Documentary For Jesy Nelson
Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson has said she
is doing her latest project, a documentary for the BBC exploring
body image and mental health, because she “wants to make a
change and a difference to other people’s lives”.
The programme, which has a working
title of Jesy Nelson: My Story and will premiere on BBC Three
before airing on BBC One, will look at “how growing up in a
social media-fuelled age of selfies, body shaming and trolling
is having a profound impact on the mental health of young
The 27-year-old singer said: “This is
a project really close to my heart, and I’m delighted to be
working with the BBC on a documentary that will both challenge
me personally and also highlight a hugely important issue
affecting young people today.”
Alongside a short video posted on
Instagram announcing the news, Nelson wrote: “Mental health
awareness is something we should all be talking about more.
Having suffered myself I decided I want to do something about
“So I’m pleased to announce I’m making
a film with the BBC, telling my own personal story and exploring
how social media, body shaming and trolling is affecting the
mental health of young people.”
In the video she added that it was a
subject which “personally I think we don’t speak about enough”.
BBC Three controller Fiona Campbell
said: “BBC Three has a rich history of delivering impactful
films and we’re really pleased that we can provide a platform
for Jesy to tell her story.
As a young female in a successful girl
band where intense scrutiny from the public is the norm, Jesy
offers a unique perspective on the impact social media can have
on an individual and their mental health
“As a young female in a successful
girl band where intense scrutiny from the public is the norm,
Jesy offers a unique perspective on the impact social media can
have on an individual and their mental health.
“It promises to be an eye-opening
watch, full of universal themes which will no doubt resonate
with our audience.”