It's Week 4 on the Island and despite the men having enjoyed a hearty meal of freshly cooked crocodile recently, their hunger has returned with a vengeance.
“I’m slowly evaporating, soon to disappear down the plughole.” remarks Piers on his dwindling frame as the men battle against starvation
Energy levels dip to an all-time low in camp and tempers fray.
Vic becomes more and more frustrated with being the main fisherman and goes on strike, separating himself from the team and accuses the other men – in particular Sam B - of not working hard enough, leading to some explosive confrontations.
"It’s getting harder and harder every day coming back and seeing everyone laid on’t f*****g beach and I’m catching fish," Vic moans.
Sam F hits back: "I think that maybe Vic has lost perspective a bit…He thinks that he’s the Kingpin and that he’s providing more than anyone else and doing more than everyone else"
In an attempt to enable the group to fish the deeper waters surrounding the island, Will builds a raft from debris but it lands his fellow Islanders Vic and Kyle in trouble.
But the pair find themselves in a very dangerous situation when their raft gets caught in treacherous currents.
Having experienced a near death incident, brought into further focus by an important personal anniversary for Vic, pragmatic Vic finds the heartfelt confessions from some of the group about just how much he means to them cause him to truly succumb to his emotions for the first time on the island.
“This beautiful, dangerous paradise, it can be a killer. You take your eye off the ball, and she’s going to bite you in the arse," Vic says of the hidden dangers on the island
The Island with Bear Grylls airs tonight at 9PM on Channel 4 with the latest from the women tomorrow (Thursday) evening as usual.