Tonight sees the return of the TV coverage of the strongman contest, as well as the return of the complaint about this never being shown live. The tournament happened in May and we only get to see it now!
Without trying to give spoilers away, we do know that last year the tournament was won by a Brit: Eddie Hall. This opening episode comes from Sheffield where his competing not just against fellow Brits, but a series of injuries that he was still recovering from at the time.
World’s Strongest Man is on Channel 5 at 19.00.