Escape to the Chateau
Can Dick Strawbridge and his partner bring an abandoned French chateau back to life in a year?
4.0 17 xDick and Angel are due to marry in just a few weeks, expecting 200 guests. But room after room still needs to be restored, decorated and furnished, and the moat still needs fixing.
3.0 11 xWith just £20,000 left in the coffers the refurb problems feel endless for Dick with time running out. But Angel is on a creative roll. And the family buy some chickens.
3.0 22 xBefore winter sets in, Dick ploughs the wild flower meadow and joins with Angel in bringing the dilapidated coach house back to life, in a bid to create 'Cafe Grandma'
4.0 24 xIt's the height of summer and the heat is on for Dick and Angel, with the peak of the events season, wedding cakes melting, school holidays, a boating lake, and a leaky boat
4.0 32 xAngel creates a series of rooms bursting with beauty in the chateau's pepper-pot turret. Dick opens up a parkour fitness trail in the grounds, but he hits an unexpected snag.
3.0 34 xAngel plans a stunning attic studio. She and Dorothy go on a mother daughter trip to Paris. Dick's busy in the outbuildings And there's a surprise birthday event - with popcorn.
4.0 19 xDick and Angel throw open the shutters of their French chateau for a new season, as they get to work creating a luxury glamping experience. If it can stop raining, that is.
4.5 79 xDick gets to work on the chateau's crumbling stucco while Angel adds the finishing touches to their floating dome, for the ultimate family sleepover under the stars