Steering into danger
thrilled by all that,’’ Brown says. ‘‘ She’s a daredevil. I’m a bit more like, hold on, pull your head in a bit and listen to the man.’’
Free Rein documents a fiveday, 150km horseback trek through the vast expanse of the Kimberley that the couple filmed in May.
Along the way, they become the guests of honour at an outback rodeo, join in a cane toad hunt and visit an Aboriginal community.
Brown says he loved the chance to go to sleep at night looking up at the stars, waking in the morning to the sound of sizzling sausages and getting up and ‘‘ jumping in the bloody pond’’ in his jocks.
The heart and soul of the doco is the playful relationship between the couple, which reaches a zenith as the pair fall out during a hilarious scene where they try, but fail utterly, to set up a tent. Free Rein, BBC Knowledge, Wednesday, 8.30pm