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Barks vs Bear next month

Sam joins celeb survival show

Laxey actress Samantha Barks will face one of TV’s toughest challenges next month, when she joins a survival expert and other celebrities in the wilds of South Africa.

She’s been revealed as one of the contestants on Bear Grylls' Mission Survive, taking on a 12 day survival expedition.

Sam, from Laxey, joins Chelsee Healey, Michelle Collins, Alex Scott, Neil Morrissey, Jason Gardiner and Stuart Pearce – with one sent home at the end of each episode by Bear Grylls.

The series, now in its second year, starts on Thursday, March 3 on ITV at 9PM.

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