Ross Kemp Extreme World
The first day of our shoot was April 20th - Hitler's birthday. We had heard that Mongolia's far right groups sometimes gathered to celebrate the event with a procession through town. Nothing, however, could have prepared me for the sight that greeted us on a patch of waste ground on the edge of the city. Dozens of Mongolian Nazis were gathering in cars and motorbikes - dressed in replica SS uniforms. Filming this event was to open a window on a shocking subculture of fascists not afraid to use violence to preserve what they saw as the purity of the Mongolian race against pollution by foreigners.
Ross Kemp calls acting “lonely”, compared with the comradeship he enjoys when he’s filming his hard-hitting documentary series
In the 10 years since he started making documentaries, Ross Kemp has been embedded with soldiers in Afghanistan, negotiated