Channel 4 has commissioned new reality competition The Bridge, narrated by James McAvoy.
The Bridge will bring together 12 total strangers who all need to work together and trust each other to try and win £100,000.
Brought to an idyllic lakeside in the British countryside, the 12 strangers have no idea about the challenge that awaits them but are ready and excited for an adventure.
The big money prize is just out of reach, 250 metres away from the contestants across the lake, so to reach the grand prize they have 20 days to build a bridge that will get them to the money.
Along the way, they will be faced with additional twists and surprises and as they get to know each other, they will all get to vote on who they think deserves the money the most.
The winner will then be made to decide if they want to keep the money for themselves or share it with their fellow contestants.
The five-part series will be narrated by James McAvoy and will test mental ingenuity, physical agility and team working abilities.
The format was originally created by Zeppelin and is being made by Workerbee production company and will be filmed regionally.
“This is such an exciting first reality commission for me and the Channel 4 entertainment department,” said Phil Harris, Head of Entertainment at Channel 4.
He continued: “The brilliant Workerbee have conjured up the entertaining twists, comedy and drama viewers associate with classic channel 4 reality, against what might be considered a traditionally more factual backdrop.”
Steve Handley, Commissioning Editor at Channel 4, added: “Filmed in the backdrop of the wide open spaces of the glorious UK countryside that many of us have been dreaming of in recent months this entertaining and utterly engaging new reality series is bound to start many conversations about just how far we would each go to secure £100,000.”