Dangerous Jobs for Girls (Documentary)

Genre: Documentary

Synopsis: Four teams of high-achieving British women travelling the world to take on tough, physical jobs that have only ever been done by men.

Episode 1: In the opening episode, three women head to Brazil to work as cowgirls.

Episode 2: Three high-flying career women try to prove they are just as tough as their male counterparts when they travel to the wilds of British Columbia in western Canada to live, work and compete with experienced loggers during the bitterly cold winter.

Episode 3: Three high-flying British career women travel to south Australia, where they are challenged to take on one of the world's most treacherous occupations - working on a trawler hundreds of miles out into the Southern Ocean.

Episode 4: Trainee solicitor and boxer Nasreen Hussain, Royal Navy officer Angie Pearce and PC Geri Savage travel to South Africa to work as professional game hunters, attempting to prove they can do the job just as well as their male counterparts.

Matthew Macfadyen Role: Narrator

Status: Shown weekly for four episodes on Wednesday nights on Channel 4 (UK) at 10:00 pm
Series one began on 30 July, 2008