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Wanted Down Under

British families spend a week in Australia or New Zealand before deciding whether to move.

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Series 11: 5. Goodson Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 11: 5. Goodson Family

Doctors Jo and Angus spend a trial week in Tauranga on New Zealand's north island. Jo would like her husband to have a more leisurely lifestyle for the sake of their childr ...

16-02-2018

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Series 11: 3. Royle-evatt/rowley

Wanted Down Under - Series 11: 3. Royle-evatt/rowley

After ten years of active military service, Mathew Royle-Evatt feels Australia is the place to settle down with his fiancee. But for Phillipa, the thought of leaving everyone sh ...

14-02-2018

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Series 11: 2. Murray Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 11: 2. Murray Family

Single mum Lisa feels she can provide her ten-year-old daughter Jessica with a better lifestyle in Australia. A childcare centre manager, Lisa needs to know whether the move wou ...

13-02-2018

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Series 12: 25. Parker Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 25. Parker Family

Landlocked Birmingham-born Stephen Parker is a most unlikely surfer dude. But he's long held a dream of living in Australia and riding that perfect wave. However, his Bulga ...

06-02-2018

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Series 12: 24. Santa Clara Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 24. Santa Clara Family

Since meeting, Persephone De Magdalene and Debbie Santa Clara have shared a dream of emigrating. Their main motivation is a better work-life balance. Debbie is a doctor and work ...

05-02-2018

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Series 12: 23. Jones Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 23. Jones Family

Claire and Jason Jones from Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales have decided it is time once and for all to find out if Australia really is the land of their dreams for them and their ...

02-02-2018

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Series 12: 22. Walters Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 22. Walters Family

Lyn Walters has been infatuated with Australia ever since she travelled there as a young girl and now wants to move her family Down Under. But her husband Owen doesn’t sha ...

01-02-2018

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Series 12: 21. Parsons Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 21. Parsons Family

When Jessica Choux moved to England from France and got married to Matt Parsons, she thought her life would settle down in England. She soon discovered that her fireman husband ...

31-01-2018

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Series 12: 20. Atkins Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 20. Atkins Family

Roz and Chris Atkins are happily married, despite having very different personalities. Roz wants to throw caution to the wind and follow her wildest dreams while Chris believes ...

29-01-2018

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Series 12: 19. Cook Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 19. Cook Family

Single mum Felicity has dedicated her life to raising her daughter Lucy in the UK. Not that she regrets a minute of it as Lucy now has a wonderful relationship with her father. ...

26-01-2018

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Series 12: 18. Thom Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 18. Thom Family

Uprooting the family goes with the territory when you are in the military, but after 20 years of relocating the Thom family is desperate to settle down in their forever home. Th ...

25-01-2018

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Series 12: 17. Kelly Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 17. Kelly Family

The Kelly family from Aberdeen love the outdoor life Scotland gives them - weather depending! They now wonder whether New Zealand could offer such a lifestyle all year round. On ...

24-01-2018

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Series 12: 16. Myburgh Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 16. Myburgh Family

Young Albie Myburgh is the apple of his parents' eyes. He has a rare genetic disorder, fragile X syndrome, which causes developmental problems that his mum and dad believe ...

23-01-2018

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Series 12: 15. Taylor Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 15. Taylor Family

From the day and hour they met, Selina had been selling the idea of living in Australia to husband Rob. After a holiday with her family in her teens, she knew it was the land of ...

22-01-2018

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Series 12: 14. Ellis Waugh Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 14. Ellis Waugh Family

Growing up, Rebecca Ellis listened to dashing, sea-faring tales at her grandfather's knee of the beauty and excitement of the South Seas and Australia. Captivating the youn ...

19-01-2018

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Series 12: 13. Donlon Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 13. Donlon Family

The Donlon family from Holmfirth in Yorkshire has reached a crossroads, with dad Tim eagerly looking towards retirement and mum Diana desperate to get back to work. As their chi ...

18-01-2018

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Series 12: 12. Whylie Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 12. Whylie Family

Zoe Whylie has fought hard to build a life for her family. She wants to give them the lifestyle she never had. She feels her children are growing up too fast in the UK and think ...

17-01-2018

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Series 12: 11. Siwak Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 11. Siwak Family

Childhood sweethearts Edna and Daniel Siwak met when they were just 12 years old. They married in 2013, had a child of their own and live... exactly where they both grew up, in ...

16-01-2018

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Series 12: 10. The Castlings

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 10. The Castlings

You've just got married and are deciding where to live. It happens to a lot of us. But what if your other half thought Australia was the best place in the world to settle d ...

15-01-2018

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Series 12: 9. Mrengo Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 9. Mrengo Family

The Mrengo family are proud to call Britain their home since settling in Birmingham 18 years ago. Recently they feel they have reached something of a crossroads in their lives. ...

12-01-2018

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Series 12: 8. Samson Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 8. Samson Family

Disillusioned by life in the NHS, nurse and mum Yvonne Samson is more determined than ever to pursue her dream of moving from Scotland to Australia's Sunshine Coast and joi ...

11-01-2018

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Series 12: 7. Mcguinness Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 7. Mcguinness Family

When Erin McGuinness left Australia at the age of ten, she thought it was for good. She settled down in her mum's native Ireland, lost her Aussie accent and started to love ...

10-01-2018

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Series 12: 6. Newton Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 6. Newton Family

The Newton family need to decide where their long-term future lies. For mum Nicola, it's the romance of Australia. But dad Mark is a lot more cautious. On this and many oth ...

09-01-2018

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Series 12: 5. Stockley Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 5. Stockley Family

Gavin and Aimee Stockley from Hampshire have had a traumatic couple of years that has convinced them it might be time to move Down Under. But they'll be leaving a lot behin ...

08-01-2018

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Series 12: 4. Fearon Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 4. Fearon Family

The Fearon family from Dagenham, east London, have reached a dilemma that needs to be settled once and for all - to stay in the UK, where they have a happy, settled and prospero ...

05-01-2018

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Series 12: 3. Macewan Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 3. Macewan Family

It has been her dream for years but recently Lindy MacEwan has made up her mind - it is time once and for all to decide if New Zealand really is the land of opportunity she has ...

04-01-2018

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Series 12: 2. Young Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 2. Young Family

Sioned Young feels a move to Australia could bring her closer to her dearly departed mum. Her mum had visited Australia when she was very ill and talked fondly of how special it ...

03-01-2018

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Series 12: 1. Evans Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 1. Evans Family

Sue Evans feels her family is at breaking point - and sees a new start in Australia as the only way out. There is just one problem - most of her family don't agree.\n\nHavi ...

02-01-2018

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2017 Reversions: Episode 6

Wanted Down Under - 2017 Reversions: Episode 6

After spending a trial week in Auckland in 2015, Greg Wallen was hoping it would be enough to persuade Jenni to buy into his dream. One year on, have they moved to New Zealand?

11-06-2017

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2017 Reversions: Episode 4

Wanted Down Under - 2017 Reversions: Episode 4

Series in which British families are given a look at life in Australia or New Zealand ahead of a possible move there.

09-06-2017

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Series 9 30-minute Reversions: Episode 1

Wanted Down Under - Series 9 30-minute Reversions: Episode 1

Running a village pub sees James work seven days a week. Wife Lisa dreams of a new life in Australia, but can James come to terms with being separated from his daughter for mont ...

05-02-2017

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Series 10: 19. Samra/raison Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 10: 19. Samra/raison Family

Jessie wants her daughter and nephew to enjoy a more active lifestyle, while her partner Kevin has long dreamt of a move to Australia. The family spend a trial week in Adelaide, ...

28-01-2016

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Series 10: 18. Jones Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 10: 18. Jones Family

Paula Jones has struggled to make ends meet since becoming a single parent and is considering making a fresh start with her family in Australia. Paula, her son Luke - who is up ...

27-01-2016

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Series 10: 15. Baigent Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 10: 15. Baigent Family

Busy jobs are playing havoc with Deborah and Steve Baigent's family life. Desperate for change, the couple have set their sights on a move to Australia - but will life ther ...

22-01-2016

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Series 10: 14. Swain Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 10: 14. Swain Family

Former Olympic diver Ben fell in love with Australia when he competed there in 2006. Almost ten years later, will a trial week in the country persuade his wife Katie to make the ...

21-01-2016

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Series 10: 13. Rowsell Family

Wanted Down Under - Series 10: 13. Rowsell Family

Though he has never been to New Zealand, Peter Rowsell has wanted to live there for more than 20 years. Will a trial week in Auckland finally persuade his reluctant wife and dau ...

20-01-2016

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