Building the Dream

April 2020

Series 9 Episode 3: Wymeswold, Leicestershire

4.0 20 x
Brand new series: Charlie Luxton is in Leicestershire with Ally and James who've taken a gamble buying a tricky site that eats up almost all of their cash before work even begins. (S9 Ep3)
March 2020

Series 9 Episode 2: Lowestoft, Suffolk

4.0 7 x
Brand new series: On the Suffolk coast, Charlie Luxton helps newly-retired Marisa and Andrew set out to build a bespoke home that'll turn heads, but fate deals them a painful blow. (S9 Ep2)

Series 9 Episode 1: Yorkshire

3.0 15 x
Brand new series: Charlie Luxton returns and helps more people build affordable dream homes. Charlie's in Yorkshire with Helen and Gary who have big plans for a self-build in York. (S9 Ep1)
February 2020

Series 8 Episode 10: Cambridgeshire (2019)

3.0 7 x
Gung-ho Cambridgeshire couple Steve and Sylvia are convinced enthusiasm and blind ambition can bring to life their dream of creating a four-bedroom cottage. Is it that simple? (S8 Ep10)

Series 8 Episode 9: Essex

3.0 11 x
Charlie Luxton travels to Essex, where Carla and Elliot are striving to deliver a smart, contemporary home in a woodland clearing for themselves and their five daughters. (S8 Ep9)

Series 8 Episode 8: New Forest

3.0 2 x
Charlie Luxton heads to the fringes of the New Forest, where serial renovators Glyn and Sue step up to the big league by building an oak-framed home for their retirement. (S8 Ep8)

Series 8 Episode 7: Shrewsbury

3.0 4 x
Charlie Luxton is in Shrewsbury with Dave and Elly, who are aiming to stamp their mark on a suburban street with a modern take on a Victorian terrace. (S8 Ep7)

Series 8 Episode 6: Suffolk

4.0 5 x
In rural Suffolk, laid-back Steve and Susan's hit-and-hope construction of an oak-framed cottage urgently requires a pep talk from Charlie Luxton to bring the project back in line. (S8 Ep6)

Series 8 Episode 5: Cambridgeshire 2019

4.0 4 x
In Cambridgeshire, Charlie Luxton meets Chris and Philippa, who plan to self-build a four-bed detached home for the price of a tiny terrace. Can they keep the costs down? (S8 Ep5)

Series 8 Episode 4: Leicestershire Revisit 2019

3.0 7 x
Charlie catches up with Liz and Craig in Leicestershire. After much pain and hassle, the couple have finally finished the home in their garden. Was five years of upheaval worth it? (S8 Ep4)
We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.