Through the innovative use of footage captured by the rescuers themselves, the series tells the stories of some of the most gripping, real-life rescue situations told for the first time.
Each programme allows viewers to experience the story from the moment tragedy strikes, following every beat of the rescue operation as it unfolds. The Rescuer video content is intercut with powerful interview footage of the rescuers, the survivors and the helpless and anxious family members who waited to hear news of their loved ones.
Rescued will broadcast as Extreme Rescues outside of the UK. The series is Exec Produced by Lucie Ridout for Arrow Pictures and John Smithson is Creative Director.