The British Tribe Next Door
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Scarlett Moffatt and her family move to remote Namibian village… taking with them their house and everything they own.
In a ground-breaking new series, The British Tribe Next Door, Scarlett Moffatt and her family will spend four weeks with the Himba tribe in a remote Namibian tribal village.
But unlike most adventurers, they won’t be saying goodbye to the comforts of their County Durham home: as they take with them every modern convenience you could think of: from running water, electricity and iPhones, to hair straighteners, frozen ready-meals and of course, the all-important family television.
The Moffatts will be joining the community of a small village of semi-nomadic Himba cattle-herders, who live largely traditional lives.
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The obvious delight, fascination and straight-talking of the Himba are a joy to behold.- The Telegraph
A bizarre but charming concept, with many poignant moments.- Daily Mail
"For the first time in human history, British suburbia and Himba tribal life will co-exist side-by-side. This series contrasts two worlds on a spectacular scale – but at its heart, is about the extraordinary relationships it creates. Scarlett and the Himba are the perfect foils, both hospitable, curious, friendly … and sharing wicked senses of humour."- Alf Lawrie, Head of Factual Entertainment at Channel 4
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