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Viewers were really rooting for Darron and Alex to win the race and said they won 'the hearts of many' 'Darron and Alex are the real winners for me,' shared a viewer. Not a nasty word or underhand manoeuvre should be proud of yourselves. With just the cash equivalent of a one-way airfare to their final destination they will have to earn extra money along the way as well as call upon the kindness of strangers to help them progress, and ultimately win, this race of a lifetime. The surprise winners of series one were retired teachers Tony and Elaine Teasdale, both 62. She entered with the encouragement of her two daughters and her race partner and friend of over thirty years, Natalie. Mark Saben, Stephen Day, Matt Smith and Tim Harcourt are the Executive Producers for Studio Lambert. All they had to do after leaving London was hit five checkpoints — Delphi in Greece; the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku; Tashkent in Uzbekistan; the ancient Chinese town Huangyao; and a small island in Cambodia, Koh Rong — before they reached the finish line in Singapore.

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Race Across The World’s winners revealed after heated sprint to the finish

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Tony told the Press Association: 'We could learn more pride. Elaine added: 'Smile more, hospitality and more pride in your surroundings. However, others felt Elaine and Tony's win was well deserved, especially after they took a break from their travels so that Tony could recover from a back injury — and ended up partying at their hostel in Thailand. Darron and son Alex eventually find themselves stranded in Belgrade - is it all over for them? For more information please see Please note, due to a high volume of applicants, unfortunately we cannot guarantee that we will be able to get back to everyone, but thank you for taking the time to apply. A father telling his son how proud he is. They managed to pass through the border on the same day before it closed, unlike the other teams who had to wait overnight before they could cross the border.

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Race Across the World: How the BBC series was made

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But then they miss all this,' says Darron. Despite having entered the race late as stand-ins for one couple who had to drop out, playing catch-up for much of the show, and blowing their budget, the Teasdales steamed ahead at the last minute. With a 20k prize at stake for the first team to reach Singapore the race was on. All teams had to pass through —one of the , which did not permit filming. However, the nature of the race meant that our embeds could not rely on their support vehicle always being nearby.

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Race Across the World, Shameema

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More pride in our country in general. We had a DoP and a series director following all our teams. Not a nasty word or underhand manoeuvre, should be proud of them,' commented one viewer. Over the course of six episodes, the four competing teams will come face to face with the challenge of travelling without the use of credit cards, smartphones or access to the internet. The programme is broadcast on and narrated by. Fans, however, had been rooting for father-son duo Darron, 48 and Alex, 20, from Bradford, who came a close second. Jinda and Bindu withdrew due to family illness in the first episode, and were replaced by Elaine and Tony.

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Who won Race Across the World on BBC2? 62 year old couple Tony and Elaine Teasdale

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Great news for keen adventurers — applications for series two of the show are open until Monday, July 1, 2019. Tonight Two's Race Across the World sees 10 people of different ages race each other in a battle to make the journey, even turning to manual labour to fund their journey. At the end of the 50 day journey from London to Singapore, 'ecstatic' Elaine and Tony shared a glass of champagne to celebrate their win as they reflected on their time of the show. Teams of two had to leave behind smartphones, internet access and credit cards and travel from with only the cash equivalent of a one-way airfare to Singapore. The competitors cannot fly but were each given an amount of money equivalent to a one-way plane ticket to their final destination of £1,329, which they can use to travel by land or sea. Those lucky enough to take part describe the experience as life changing and will treasure the memories that came out of this exceptional experience for the rest of their lives.

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Race Across The World: BBC commissions celebrity spin

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Although their bus broke down in Malaysia, they were the first team to reach the last checkpoint on the at in Singapore. This meant, as a production, we had to react to their decisions, however nonsensical. You and they will need it in the bleakest moments. D and most recently, The Victim and Trust Me. The contributors and their attached crew needed the ability to jump on a train, for instance, for journeys sometimes of more than 24 hours, so the support vehicle would be left well behind. When is Race Across the World back for series 2? Also someone needs to make a montage of Darron's hats.

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BBC Two's Race Across the World fans really wanted this pair to win

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Episodes aired Sunday at 9pm and season two may fill the same slot. Race Across The World is narrated by Scottish actor, John Hannah. It was a wild, wild time and an incredible adventure. During the series the couple had lied to and misdirected other competitors when their paths crossed, in order to advance further themselves. After a very uncomfortable journey, they find their determination paid off - they arrived in Dusseldorf 250 miles closer to Delphi than the rest of the competitors. Elaine and Tony said they were 'ecstatic' and 'elated' following their win.

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