The Real Marigold Hotel


March 15, 2017

Expired 3.5 15 x
Half of the group visit the dramatic hill stations of the Nilgiri mountains, but the drive involves a treacherous climb that has them on the edge of their seats. Dennis and Paul complete the journey by steam train, arriving in Ooty, the town where snooker was invented.

March 8, 2017

Expired 3.0 24 x
Amanda and Rustie visit a local hair salon and meet a bride-to-be getting styled for her big day. The bride invites them to her wedding, so the whole group go to buy traditional clothes, with hilarious consequences.

February 22, 2017

Expired 4.3 22 x
The gang continue to settle into Indian life and, for Amanda Barrie's birthday, attend some local theatre performances.

February 15, 2017

Expired 3.0 15 x
Entertainer Lionel Blair, wildlife presenter Bill Oddie, actress Amanda Barrie, snooker champion Dennis Taylor, TV personality Rustie Lee, TV doctor Miriam Stoppard, Three Degrees singer Sheila Ferguson and Just Good Friends actor Paul Nicholas arrive at their new home, a 16th-century mansion in Old Kochi.
Episodes 2016

February 26, 2016

Expired 3.0 31 x
The group take part in laughing yoga, with hilarious results. Then go in search of a cultural fix, finding it in the heart of Jaipur's largest slum which has been home to acrobats, magicians and puppeteers for centuries.

February 19, 2016

Expired 3.0 19 x
The group start to settle into normal life in India, with Wayne and Bobby taking a trip to the barbers for a cut-throat shave, and Miriam and Patti making a visit to the local laundry woman to see how things are done Indian-style.

February 12, 2016

Expired 3.0 44 x
The group arrive at their new home in Jaipur and are initially unsettled by the realities of living in India: hectic roads, animals in the street, chickens killed to order and poor toilet facilities. The heat and hard work makes them consider whether they can do this alone or need to take advantage of the cheap staff costs to settle here.
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