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Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad – ITV

Bradley and Barney dog sledding in Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad

An injured Bradley’s on the mend as he and Barney head north in the latest leg of their US road trip in Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad on ITV

Despite Bradley having three broken bones in his back after falling from a bull in Ohio last week, ITV’s Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad must go on!

Amazingly, he’s discharged from hospital the next day and is back in the RV heading to Lake Placid for some ice hockey.

Mercifully, considering his injuries, Brad is wheeled onto the ice in a chair to be in goal while Barney does his best Bambi impression, spending much more time face-down on the ice than skating on it.

Bradley playing ice hockey in Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad

Bradley takes it easy on the ice with a broken back in Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad on ITV

Next, the pair head to Vermont where Barney climbs a frozen waterfall, and then father and son go dog-sledding (pictured top), which we are pretty sure isn’t the best idea when you’ve got a broken back. 

The pair also celebrate Barney’s birthday at the iconic Niagara Falls.

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TV Times rating: ****

Joanne Lowles
Freelance writer and editor

Joanne Lowles has been writing about TV since 2002. After graduating from Cardiff University with a Postgraduate Diploma in Magazine Journalism, she worked for All About Soap magazine covering the ups and downs of life on the cobbles, the square and the Dales. 


Next came nearly 10 years at TV Times magazine as a writer and then deputy features editor. Here she spent many happy days interviewing the biggest names in entertainment and visiting the sets of some of our most popular shows including Downton Abbey, Call the Midwife and Strictly Come Dancing


With a love of nature and wildlife she’s also interviewed the leading experts in this area including David Attenborough, Chris Packham and Steve Backshall. She’s also travelled the world visiting Mongolia, Canada and South Africa to see how the best in the business make the most brilliant natural history documentaries. 


Freelance since 2013, she is now is a digital writer and editor for What to Watch, previews the best on the box for TV Times mag each week and loves being constantly surprised, entertained and informed by the amazing TV that she is lucky enough to watch.