Escape to the Chateau


September 11, 2021

4.0 26 x
The beginning of Dick and Angel Strawbridge's French fairy tale, swapping their two-bed Southend flat for a 19th-century chateau. But abandoned for years, it needs a lot of work. (S1 Ep1/3)

August 29, 2021

2.7 31 x
The whole family help to create a pop-up restaurant in the orangery, to celebrate Dick and Angel's fifth wedding anniversary. And there's a special delivery: a fairy-tale carriage. (S7 Ep5)

August 22, 2021

4.5 12 x
With no guests to entertain, Dick and Angel get to work on the orangery, with the help of a roofing expert and some pre-loved Welsh slate, and discover some unexpected history. (S7 Ep4)

August 15, 2021

4.3 44 x
Dick and Angel start work on turning the old wash house into a bathroom for their 40-foot boat on the moat. Angel's imagination runs wild when they discover a huge trench. (S7 Ep3)

August 8, 2021

4.0 18 x
Dick is determined to make sloe gin with the last of the berries. Angel gets to work creating a library in the pepper pot tower and brings a ceiling rose back to its former glory. (S7 Ep2)

July 25, 2021

4.5 56 x
It's the height of summer, and Dick and Angel feel the pressure as they gear up to host the party of a lifetime with 100 guests for Angel's parents' 50th wedding anniversary. (S6 Ep4/8)

July 23, 2021

4.7 20 x
As autumn arrives at the chateau, Dick and Angel start a new project, turning a 35-foot eight-tonne riverboat into luxury guest accommodation, with bespoke fabrics and decking. (S6 Ep7/8)

July 22, 2021

4.0 16 x
It's the beginning of autumn, and Dick and Angel convert the old tack room into a grand entrance, with Angel knocking down walls and Dick laying a new floor. (S6 Ep6/8)

July 21, 2021

3.0 36 x
It's the end of a busy summer. Dick and Angel host their last wedding of the year and open their doors to a fleet of vintage Citroens on a charity tour around France. (S6 Ep5/8)

July 20, 2021

3.0 23 x
It's winter at the chateau. Dick and Angel build an events kitchen with a half-tonne oven to cater for their busiest year yet. And there's a magical birthday party for Dorothy. (S6 Ep1/8)