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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…
Executive Producers: Alicia Kerr and Paul Hamann
Directed by: Philip Mulroy, Martin Webb, Paul Glynn, Poppy Chandler, Philip Mulroy & Richard Wyllie
Series Producer: Deborah Lovett
Editors: Jules Cornell, David G. Hill, Mac Mackenzie, Simon Battersby & Allen Charlton
Narrated by: Sean Bean
Distributed by: TCB Media Rights