A one-off documentary will follow ex-footballer and media personality David Beckham, and three of his friends, as he explores the Brazilian rainforest.The 90-minute programme will see the former Manchester United star experience a once in a lifetime expedition through the isolation of the Amazon. Becks recently travelled over 5,000 miles from London to South America to record the special which has been produced by XIX Entertainment in association with BBC Worldwide.
Over the last fortnight, Beckham and his friends have cooked, camped and fished during their journey through the tropical Amazon rainforest to discover the “real Brazil”, with world renowned Director Anthony Mandler capturing their exploits on film. – BBC Worldwide
The Beckham Documentary will air on BBC One in the UK this June, with BBC Worldwide holding international distribution rights for the programme.
In this special documentary for BBC One, David Beckham embarks on a top secret expedition to the Amazon that will see him encounter the other side of Brazil and journey through the tropical rainforest, a TV first for the global icon. – Charlotte Moore, Controller, BBC One