Watching someone having their face cut open is not for everyone, but for those who can stomach it, Surgeons is a rare opportunity to get the inside track on what really happens when you’re under anaesthetic.

This hard-hitting documentary series follows medics from Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham as they perform a series of groundbreaking surgeries.

We get to meet Teresa Dallas who needs a nine-hour op to remove a tumour on her face.

‘With cancer I was facing a death sentence and although there was a risk I might not survive the op I had to take that chance’, she says. Not for the squeamish!