The first series of Ross Kemp in Afghanistan follows the 2007 deployment to Afghanistan of the 1st Battalion (1 R ANGLIAN, “The Vikings”) of the Royal Anglian Regiment, the five episode series was broadcast on Sky 1 in 2008. Kemp has stated that his motivation for the series was to give soldiers on the ground a voice, and planning for the series began in 2005 after Kemp had completed his popular series on Gangs. Kemp also had a personal link to the regiment as his father had served in the Anglian’s in the 1950’s.
We have all five episodes of this first series available to watch on Documentary Vine, navigate them via the numbered tabs beneath the video player or via the episode list below. When you have finished move on to the second series (Ross Kemp: Return to Afghanistan).