Monty Halls' Great Escape

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Monty Halls' Great Escape (broadcast as Beachcomber Cottage in Australia and New Zealand) is a British television programme broadcast on BBC Two from 1 March 2009.

Marine biologist Monty Halls escapes from the city to be a crofter in Applecross in the west of Scotland. In five episodes, Halls converts a down-trodden cattle shed - "beachcomber cottage" - into a small self-supporting farm, whilst documenting the local wildlife and society. A second series, Monty Halls' Great Hebridean Escape began airing on 21 April 2010.[1] In Australia, it aired as Monty Halls' Island Escape starting on 28 December 2012.[2] Monty Halls' Great Irish Escape was first aired on 11 August 2011.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Monty Halls' Great Hebridean Escape, Monty Halls' website. Retrieved 29 April 2010.
  2. ^ [1], SBS website. Retrieved 30 December 2010.

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