World's Most Dangerous Roads

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This article is about the television series. For roads with high fatality rates, see Slaughter alley.
World's Most Dangerous Roads
Genre Travel documentary
Narrated by Adrian Dunbar
Composer(s) Nick Harvey
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 3
No. of episodes 9 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Sue Davidson
Producer(s) Ewen Thompson
Editor(s) Guy Crossman
Camera setup Will Churchill
Production company(s) Renegade Pictures
Original network BBC Two
Picture format 16:9 (HDTV)
Original release 4 September 2011 (2011-09-04) – 9 January 2013 (2013-01-09)
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World's Most Dangerous Roads is a British TV series in which two celebrities are filmed as they journey by 4×4 vehicle along roads considered among the world's most dangerous. The first series aired on BBC Two in 2011.[1] The series is narrated by actor Adrian Dunbar.[1]

Episode list[edit]

Series 1[edit]

Episode First broadcast Starring Destination Vehicle
1 4 September 2011 Sue Perkins, Charley Boorman Alaska Ford Super Duty
2 11 September 2011 Rhod Gilbert, Greg Davies Nepal Nissan Patrol
3 18 September 2011 Ben Fogle, Hugh Dennis Peru Toyota Fortuner 3.0 D-4D and Toyota Hilux

Series 2[edit]

Episode First broadcast Starring Destination Vehicle Synopsis
1 8 July 2012 Ed Byrne, Andy Parsons Siberia Nissan Safari The pair drove from Yakutsk to Magadan via the Kolyma Highway. The pair drove via the coldest town in the world, Oymyakon, and the mining city of Ust Nera.
2 15 July 2012 Sue Perkins, Liza Tarbuck Ho Chi Minh trail Toyota Land Cruiser (80 series) and Ford Everest The pair started in Vinh, Vietnam, before driving into the mountains and towards the Lao border. They crossed the Mu Gia Pass before heading down remote eastern Laos. After reaching the town of Attapeu they crossed back into Vietnam and finished in a beach resort in Da Nang.
3 22 July 2012 Hugh Dennis, David Baddiel Ethiopia Toyota Land Cruiser The pair drove north from the capital Addis Ababa to Dessie and on to the churches at Lalibela. From Lalibela they drove a Chinese-built road to Gondar and on north through the Simien Mountains where they saw Gelada monkeys. They finished in Aksum getting close to the church believed to house the Ark of the Covenant.

Series 3[edit]

Episode First broadcast Starring Destination Vehicle
1 27 December 2012 Angus Deayton, Mariella Frostrup Madagascar Ford Everest
2 28 December 2012 Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes Georgia Nissan Pathfinder LE (2nd Generation)
3 9 January 2013 Phill Jupitus, Marcus Brigstocke Yungas Road, Bolivia Lexus LX450


  1. ^ a b "World's Most Dangerous Roads: Episode Guide". BBC Two. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 

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