Real Rescues

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Real Rescues
Genre Documentary
Presented by Chris Hollins (2012)
Louise Minchin (2009–2012)
Nick Knowles (2007-2011, 2013)
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 9
No. of episodes 123 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Kate Roberts
Chris Riley
Running time 45 minutes
Original network BBC One
Original release 15 October 2007 (2007-10-15) – 25 October 2013 (2013-10-25)
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Real Rescues is a British documentary broadcast on BBC One exploring the daily work of the emergency services aired since 15 October 2007. Real Rescues is at the heart of the action with the emergency services of Hampshire including the police, fire, ambulance, coastguard and lifeboat crews. A majority of the footage has been shot around Portsmouth and Fareham. Reruns are on Watch and CBS Reality.

In the later series, other counties from across the UK began to be featured. Other emergency services, such as mountain rescue and animal rescue, were also featured.


Series 3 started broadcasting on 2 November 2009. This series was broadcast live, and starred Louise Minchin along with Nick Knowles.

Series 5 started broadcasting on 5 July 2010 with Louise Minchin and Nick Knowles.

Series 6 started on 22 November 2010.

Series 7 started on 30 May 2011, the 8th series will begin in 2012 and will be hosted this time by Chris Hollins and Louise Minchin.[1]

Series 8 started on 10 June 2012.

Series 9 started on 11 March 2013.

Series 10 started on 4 November 2013

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