Les clés de Fort Boyard
is the original French game show created in 1990 by Jacques Antoine, Jean-Pierre Mitrecey and Pierre Launay. Since 1991 the show is known as Fort Boyard
and become so popular that many localized versions have been created (most notably the UK version
or Swedish version
The show takes place in the fort of Fort Boyard
located between the Île-d'Aix
and the Île d'Oléron
in the Pertuis d'Antioche
straits in France. The show is produced by the Adventure Line Productions
In each episode, a team of contestants (mostly French celebrities) try to complete a set of challanges, in order to get keys and clues to open the Treasure Room
and find the winning keyword to win a prize money. The winning money always goes to a humanitarian association that is represented by the team of contestants.
Toujours plus loin, toujours plus haut, toujours plus fort !