In this groundbreaking factual-thriller, 14 British citizens are given fugitive status and go on the run. For up to 28 days they must evade capture by a crack team of investigators, including experts in human tracking, cyber analysis, covert surveillance and psychological profiling. So far the hunters have tracked down 10 fugitives - only 4 remain at large.
In this dramatic final episode the last remaining fugitives must reach a pre-arranged extraction point from where they must flee the country to avoid capture and end their time on the run. But with seven days to go the hunters are ramping up their efforts to find them.
Stephen and Martin have so far avoided detection by travelling along the nations canal towpaths and communicating to their loved ones by cloaking their presence on the internet. They finally ping onto the hunters radar when they use a cashpoint. Following the CCTV trail from the cashpoint, the hunters finally understand how the pair have evaded them for so long. But has this breakthrough come too late?
Meanwhile school friends Emily and Lauren are still evading capture, despite getting spooked and going their separate ways. Lauren is hiding out in the remotest hills of North Wales, while Emily unwittingly gives the hunters a lead on the location of the extraction point by trusting newly made friends with valuable information.
As the final hour approaches, the hunters focus all their attention on locating the extraction point. When they finally get the breakthrough they need, the race is on to get there before the fugitives make their bid for freedom!
In this dramatic final episode the last remaining fugitives must reach a pre-arranged extraction point to avoid capture and end their time on the run. But with 7 days to go the hunters are ramping up their efforts to find them.
Narrated by Eddie Marsan (Ray Donovan, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell);
Executive Producers: Tim Whitwell, Matt Bennett; Series Producer Tom Coveney. Series Director: Wes Pollitt. Hunted is a Shine TV production for Channel 4. (CC,Coarse Language)