Outsiders With Darren McMullen
Darren McMullen's Wild Side 1+
In this series, Darren McMullen will travel throughout Europe and the UK, spending time with various cultural communities, spiritual groups, traditional clans and modern subcultures. Darren participates in their traditions, customs, ceremonies, spiritual beliefs and practices to gain an insight into their worlds. Darren McMullen heads to Manchester to find out what it takes to become accepted by Europes largest ever gathering of My Little Pony fans. Known as Bronies, this international fan group numbers millions and, surprisingly, its members are mainly male aged 16 25. Will Darren get to the bottom of why it is that the multi-colored ponies aimed...
Darren McMullen's Wild Side 2+
In this series Darren McMullen travels throughout Europe to discover the continent's most weird and wonderful subcultures. In this episode Darren first gets a whirlwind tour around Amsterdam's red light district with the Fokken sisters, 71-year-old twins and working prostitutes. They even manage to teach him a few tricks of the trade. Next it's off to Croatia to meet the Raelians, a religious community that believes the human race was created by aliens. And finally, Darren heads to the sleepy town of Weymouth, England. Here he meets Ken Andre: Dad of two by day, ninja warrior and crime fighter by night
Darren McMullen's Wild Side 3+
In this series Darren McMullen travels throughout Europe to discover the continent's most unusual and unique subcultures. In this third episode, Darren first meets a couple in London who are trying to bring Japanese Rope Bondage into the mainstream with their monthly performance event. But the question is - will Darren agreed to be tied or will he do the tying? Next it's off to the small town of Lidköping in Sweden to meet the men and women fanatical about '50s Americana and classic cars. Finally Darren heads to Turkey to prove his manliness by competing in the ancient national sport of oil wrestling.
Darren McMullen's Wild Side 4+
In this episode Darren first goes behind the scenes at the secretive radical feminist organization: Femen. Here he witnesses the intensive training process required to become a Femen Warrior and goes head to head with fiery leader Inna Shevchenko. Next, its off to Sweden to experience life as a Viking in the museum village of Foteviken. Here the King of the Village puts Darren through his paces with mixed results. Finally Darren agrees to take part in a London chessboxing tournament: a unique sport that combines the brutality of the boxing ring with the tactical intellect of the chessboard.
Darren McMullen's Wild Side 5+
In this series Darren McMullen travels throughout Europe to discover the continent's most weird and wonderful subcultures. In this episode Darren heads to Poland to train with the guys who are taking their obsession with history to a whole new level and fighting like medieval knights. Next he visits the controversial spiritual community of Damanhur in Northern Italy to investigate their unusual beliefs, and is shown their labyrinth of intricate hand painted temples built deep into the mountainside. Finally, Darren heads into the heart of the English countryside to meet the people determined to live a naked life at Britain's oldest nudist camp,...
Darren McMullen's Wild Side 6+
Darren McMullen travels throughout Europe to discover the continent's most weird and wonderful subcultures. In this episode, Darren heads to Istanbul, Turkey to meet the men going under the knife to boost their mustache hair, and is even allowed to scrub in on an implant surgery. Next it's off to the Maramures in Romania, where Darren steps back in time and earns his daily bread as a medieval farmer. Finally, Darren is transformed into an Alternative model, complete with tattoos and lip rings, in order to host the Alternative Model of the Year competition in Newcastle, England.