A new BBC series called Survivor UK will begin tonight (October 28) and if you want to know more about it before tuning in, look no further.

Joel Dommett is set to host the new series which promises to test the contestants’ "brains, brawn and betrayal" as they battle it out to become the Sole Survivor.

From the contestants to how to watch it, here’s everything you need to know about Survivor.

How to watch Survivor UK

The first episode of Survivor will be available to watch at 8.25pm this evening on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

Viewers can watch the second episode at 8pm on Sunday, October 29 on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

Who are the contestants taking part in Survivor UK?

Taking on Survivor are 18 people from across the UK who have been carefully selected.

They will be “marooned in a tropical location where they are divided into two tribes, competing against each other in a range of physical and mental challenges for reward or immunity.”

The 18 contestants are Ashleigh, Christopher, Doug, Hannah, Jess, Laurence, Lee, Leilani, Matthew, Nathan, Pegleg, Rachel, Rach, Ren, Richard, Sabrina, Shai and Tinuke.

You can find out more about each contestant via our explainer here.

What prize does the winner receive?

The winning contestant will be rewarded with a cash prize of £100,000 and they’ll earn the title of Sole Survivor.

Survivor starts at 8.25pm on BBC One and BBC iPlayer on Saturday, October 28.