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How to watch the BBC documentary Red Nose Day Rowing Home with Jordan North UK News

BBC Radio 1 DJ Jordan North, recently rowed 100 miles from London to his home town of Burnley to raise money for Red Nose Day.

The five-day challenge saw North deal with harsh weather, constant pain and even territorial swans.

But it has now been turned into a half-hour documentary which will air on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer on Tuesday March 15.

The special will show how North fought the week that nearly broke him and how his efforts raised £700,000 for Red Nose Day.

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The documentary sees Jordan rowing an average of eight hours a day, covering more than 100 miles in total – the equivalent of 1,552 laps of his beloved Turf Moor.

Speaking about his challenge, Jordan said: “When Comic Relief called me asking if I would be up for a rowing challenge to raise money for Red Nose Day, I honestly said (and believed) “How difficult can rowing be? “.It was honestly the hardest week of my life.”

He added “I had so much support from BBC Radio 1 listeners, from the team that was with me and from the amazing people I saw along the channels. It was amazing and it really got to me. helped hold your head up high.”

All money raised for Red Nose Day helps people in the UK and around the world to live free from poverty, violence and discrimination, and to support people with their mental health

Viewers can watch the full story of Jordan’s valiant efforts in Rowing Home with Jordan North, a special documentary for Red Nose Day which airs on Tuesday March 15 on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer at 8.30pm.

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This notice was published: 2022-03-15 01:11:00

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