Norfolk’s aspiring fugitives urged to audition for Channel 4’s Hunted

Hunted Series 2: Hunter - Ben, Bleks and Louisa and the team Picture: Colin Hutton / Channel 4 Telev

Hunted Series 2: Hunter - Ben, Bleks and Louisa and the team Picture: Colin Hutton / Channel 4 Television - Credit: Archant

Norfolk adventure-goers are being asked to audition for the third series of Channel 4 reality show Hunted, which follows 10 ordinary people as they try and evade capture from an elite team of hunters in the hope of winning a large cash prize.

Hunted Series 2: Fugitives left to right Elizabeth, Nick, Anna, Madu, Ayo, Hamish, Makaela, Lolly Je

Hunted Series 2: Fugitives left to right Elizabeth, Nick, Anna, Madu, Ayo, Hamish, Makaela, Lolly Jeremy and Kirk Picture: Colin Hutton / Channel 4 Television - Credit: Archant

Follow in the footsteps of last series' Lolly Jones who evaded capture in rural Norfolk by hiding out in farmland in Hindringham, near Fakenham.

The Channel 4 show uses state-of-the-art tracking and surveillance techniques as contestants are challenged to avoid capture in the UK for 28 days for the chance to win a share of £100,000.

The hunters are made up former intelligence experts and ex-police investigators headed by Peter Bleksley, who was a founding member of Scotland Yard's undercover unit in the eighties.

Contestants can either compete in teams or individually. Last year's winners were Nick Cummings and Ayo Adesina who won £50,000 each.

Lolly Jones was captured Lee Valley, Hertfordshire, after leaving Norfolk and arranging to meet her friend to collect more money.


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However, the intelligence experts had been monitoring her mail and she was captured by someone disguised as a bush in the middle of the night.

Michael Perry, assistant Producer for Shine TV, said: 'Lolly spent much of her time on the run in Norfolk and we would love to hear from other people in the county who think they have what it takes.

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'We are looking for people from a variety of backgrounds and professions who think they have what it takes to disappear in 21st century Britain.'

You can apply hereThe deadline is January 31.

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