Fugitives hide out in Cromer caravan park in new series of Hunted

The fugitives hiding out at a caravan park in Cromer Credit: Channel 4

The fugitives hiding out at a caravan park in Cromer Credit: Channel 4 - Credit: Archant

Two contestants on the new series of Channel 4's Hunted stayed at a friend's caravan in Cromer to evade capture.

Contestant Nicholas Bachelor and Paul James Credit: Channel 4

Contestant Nicholas Bachelor and Paul James Credit: Channel 4 - Credit: Archant

The hit reality show returned for its fourth series on Thursday night and follows 10 contestants who go on the run.

In charge of finding the fugitives are a group of former police and intelligence officers and if they manage to last the full 28 days they win a share of £100,000.

The first episode began with the fugitives arriving in speedboat on the River Mersey to Liverpool and they were allowed to plan their getaway car in advance.

Nick Batchelor, 51, a youth worker from Kent annd Paul James, 48, a construction worker from Hertfordshire, managed to get out of the city and then switched vehicles and associate David Seaman took the pair to a caravan park in Cromer.


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However, the hunters already had associate David's calls on monitoring and noticed he had made a call to a George Goodey who was friends on Facebook with both Nick and Paul so they monitored him too.

READ MORE: 7 cheap and free things to do in Norfolk this week - from brewery tour to balletThe pair then went to St Martin's Church in Overstrand where they were waiting for a lift from George, but they had to make a call to him on a burner phone after he got the wrong church.

The Cromer caravan park they hid in Credit: Channel 4

The Cromer caravan park they hid in Credit: Channel 4 - Credit: Archant

The hunters then listened in on the conversation and tracked the call to Mundesley Road but unfortunately the nearest hunters were three hours away.

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The pair then managed to get in the car with George who drove them to the Bristol area.

@dianencfcfan tweeted: 'Hunted was good, two of the fugitives were on the outskirts of Cromer on Mundesley Road, which they pronounced Mun-des-ley.'

@WYPudding wrote: 'Ah, memories coming back showing Cromer Pier on Hunted.'

Hunter Peter Bleksley. Photo: Colin Hutton/Gideon Marshall

Hunter Peter Bleksley. Photo: Colin Hutton/Gideon Marshall - Credit: Colin Hutton / Gideon Marshall

Hunted continues on Channel 4 on Thursday at 9pm.

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