SAS: Who Dares Wins returns to Channel 4 in January with the most savage selection course yet, taking a new group of recruits into the deepest, darkest, most unforgiving jungle in the world, in Thung Ui, North Vietnam. Leading the Directing Staff (DS) this series, will be Billy (Mark Billingham), who spent half his decorated military career serving in the jungle. He will be joined by returning DS, Foxy (Jason Fox), Rudy Reyes and brand new member of the DS team, Chris Oliver, a former Special Forces Operator.
The new SAS: Who Dares Wins DS will guide 20 regular men and women through the gruelling jungle phase of SAS selection, one of the harshest conditions encountered by Special Forces personnel, over the course of the six one-hour episodes. By the end of the series, the recruits will know who has what it takes to pass this unusual SAS selection course after having their mental and physical capabilities put to the test.
As the series' DS with the most jungle warfare military experience, Billy Billingham MBE is this year taking over the Chief Instructor reigns. He spent 27 Years in the military, reaching the highest NCO rank in the SAS - Sergeant Major. Starting his career in the jungle in Belize in 1984, and concluding his military career in the jungle in 2008 in Brunei. An advanced Jungle Warfare Instructor, his time spent in the jungle, from training to operational, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Belize, British Guiana, Africa, is unparalleled. In fact, when he left the military, he was the senior military instructor in the world's leading jungle warfare training school.
SAS: Who Dares Wins is a Minnow Films productions and will air on Channel 4 in 2023.