From some of Britain's police and ambulance emergency control rooms, Nick Knowles presents dramatic events from the day-to-day work of the emergency services on land, sea and in the air. Real Rescues also features real 999 calls, meets the people involved and the staff who answer them.
The coast guard is scrambled to a seriously injured sailor after his wife makes a desperate call for help. Animal rescue and the police are in pursuit of a young bull that has seen red in a sleepy suburb - but this animal's got other ideas. After crashing his car, a man is left completely bewildered.