U.K.’s Channel 4 Takes British Family to Africa in New Reality Show

Variety | 8/20/2019 | Tim Dams
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U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 has greenlit new factual entertainment format “The British Tribe Next Door,” which will see a British family spend four weeks with a remote tribe in Namibia.

The twist in this format is that, unlike most adventurers, the participants don’t say goodbye to the comforts of their home — instead, they take them with them.

Family - Water - Electricity - Possessions - Hair-straighteners

The family will have running water, electricity, and all their possessions around them, from hair-straighteners to frozen ready-made meals and a TV.

The hourlong series, consisting of four episodes, is produced by Voltage TV and Motion Content Group for Channel 4. Scarlett Moffatt and her family, who feature in the C4 series “Gogglebox,” are the British family traveling to Namibia.

Community - Village - Himba - Cattle-herders - Lives

The community they will be joining is a small village of semi-nomadic Himba cattle-herders, who live largely traditional lives and who will be given a look at sedentary, high-tech, consumerist Western lifestyles. The four episodes...
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