Dangerous Jobs for Girls

Wednesday 13 August 2008

What happens when high-flying career women who think there’s nothing they can’t do meet men who think women aren’t up to the job? In tonight’s third episode three women travel to South Australia to work on a trawler hundreds of miles out into the Southern Ocean as they take on one of the word’s most treacherous occupations.

Wednesday 6 August 2008

In this weekly documentary adventure series, four teams of high-achieving British women travel to four far-flung corners of the world to take on tough, physical jobs that have only ever been done by men. Each programme follows a team of women as they attempt to live, work and ultimately compete with the guys. Can the women beat the boys at their own game? Or are there really some jobs that are just too tough for girls? In tonight’s second episode three women travel to the wilds of British Columbia to join logging operations during the freezing Canadian winter.

Wednesday 30 July 2008

What happens when high-flying career women, who think there’s nothing they can’t do, meet men who think women aren’t up to the job? In the flood plains of Brazil, the forests of north-west Canada, the grasslands of South Africa, and the Southern oceans of Australia, there are jobs so dangerous that they’ve been done by men alone for generations – until now. In a new documentary adventure series, four teams of high-achieving British women travel to four far-flung corners of the world to take on tough, physical jobs. Can the women beat the boys at their own game? In tonight’s opening episode three women head to Brazil to work as cowboys.

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