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South Africa

Grant Stevens from London and Lucy Dodds from Essex spend a week on an isolated farm in South Africa with the Moolmans, a strict Afrikaans family. Drinking, smoking and going out are forbidden and children must obey their parents at all times. The British teens must attend a traditional private school in the nearest town. It is an exacting regime and it doesn't take long for Lucy to fall foul of the strict 'no make-up' rules. While Grant knuckles down, Lucy digs her heels in and gets expelled. At the house it is a different story, as Lucy throws herself into the chores with gusto while Grant struggles to cope with the physical demands of farm life. After a fiery start to their relationship, dad Hannes and Grant begin to bond. By the end Hannes is the father figure that Grant has always lacked at home. As the teens head home their experience has left them keen to mend their ways. By the end of the week, after a relaxing weekend in the country, Sanjeev breaks through Charlotte's barriers and Josh comes to realise how privileged he is. The teens return to the UK with good intentions to mend their ways.

  • Originally Aired October 16, 2008
  • Runtime 60 minutes
  • Network BBC Three
  • Created November 14, 2008 by
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