Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Boys and girls alone. 2009.

Boys and girls alone. 2009.
 Ten boys and ten girls, aged between eight and eleven, are given the chance to experience life without adults for two weeks.
An ambitious four-part documentary series sees ten boys and ten girls aged between eight and eleven being given the chance to experience life without mum and dad for two weeks. Living in two 'villages' and separated on gender lines, they decide everything about how they live - what they do, what they eat, when they get up, whether they clean and wash and how they organise and entertain themselves.
Who will cope best without mum and dad? And who will build the better world - boys or girls?
Episode 1:
In the first programme, the children arrive in their exciting new surroundings and get to know each other. With comfy beds, and stocks of food, necessities and toys, there's everything they could need to have a...
Episode 2:
After only three days of adventure, the boys - most of who can't cook - are wet, hungry and missing their mums. Meanwhile, the girls have gone from baking cakes to splitting into warring gangs. Looking on, their...
Episode 3:
Last week the children struggled with money, and their self-appointed leaders faced revolution. Now they have a new challenge: a two-day camping trip in the great outdoors.
Episode 4:
The boys and girls face their biggest test: living with the opposite sex. It's not a prospect that thrills everyone - and as the girls make a grab for space they test their limits of the boys' hospitality...
Director: Mark Henderson, Martin Fuller.
United Kingdom, Channel4, 2009.
Language: English.
Boys and girls alone. 2009.
Boys and girls alone. 2009.