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Monday, 28 December 2015

Trawler Tales - Newlyn fishermen on camera again!

This new three-part documentary series for ITV focuses on the lives of Cornish trawlermen made by Wild Pictures for ITV.

Trawlermen do one of the most dangerous jobs in Britain, braving extreme weather and danger in their relentless search for the big catch. It takes a special kind of man to do the job. And it takes a special kind of woman to stand beside them.

With unique access to the fishermen of Newlyn, Cornwall, Trawlermen Tales gets under the skin of the men who risk their lives to catch our fish. We lift the lid on the gritty reality of their jobs and meet the families they risk it all for. From battling broken engines and trying to keep their relationships afloat, to the challenge of landing highly dangerous catches before getting home, sometimes just in time to see the birth of their children.

Wild Pictures’ cameras are there to see what drives them out to sea…and keeps them going back…

Watch a short trailer for the series here:


Episode one goes out on January the 5th, 12th & 19th at 8pm on ITV.