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WEEK 36

**NEW** All Star Driving School

The show is in partnership with Suzuki’s media agency the7stars,  a 15 part series in which nine plucky celebrity learner drivers attempt to ditch the L plates once and for all.

The series from Rumpus Media will see famous faces who have yet to pass their driving test join a specially created intensive driving school run by three fully qualified instructors. The celebrities will take part in a series of core driving skills and challenges, all in the Suzuki Swift.

The celebrities will also be putting in additional practice sessions helped by their friends and family, who will also be there to rally their loved ones on the day of their test, ready to celebrate… or commiserate.

The famous faces getting behind the wheel of the Suzuki Swift will be TOWIE star James ‘Arg’ Argent, Coronation Street actor Mikey North, pop songstress Vanessa White, Made in Chelsea’s Victoria Baker-Harber, Comedian Mark Watson, singer Tallia Storm, The Vamps’ Tristan Evans, Hollyoaks actress Ruby O’Donnell and Famalam actor Tom Moutchi.

Driving instructors Maxine, Ricky and Pells will also be returning for the second series to put our learners through their paces.


  • Monday 3rd September - Friday 7th September, 7.30pm

  • E4

  • 1-5 of 15

  • annabel@plankpr.com

The Ultimate Matchmaker

Welcome to one of Britain’s most exclusive dating agencies.  From their HQ in south-west London, Lara Asprey and her team of expert matchmakers spend their days finding London’s elite their perfect match.  On the face of it, their successful clients have it all, apart from the most important thing, someone to share their lives with.

In this episode, the cupids pull out all the stops to find client Prue the gentleman of her dreams.  The search leads the team to Edinburgh where Prue and her date are wined, dined and serenaded by a traditional Scottish piper.

Back in London, the matchmakers decide that single employee Tod needs their expert help to find love.  The team hatch a plan to set him up with a bevy of beautiful, eligible ladies for an evening of blind speed dating but there’s a surprise in store when one of Tod’s dates turns out to be someone he knows.


  • Wednesday 5th September, 10pm

  • W

  • 4 of 8

  • annabel@plankpr.com

Celebrity MasterChef

Episode 5

Celebrity MasterChef returns for its thirteenth series, with 20 famous faces, all hoping to follow in the footsteps of last year’s champion Angellica Bell and take the 2018 title.

The hunt continues in this third heat week as five new celebrities take on the challenge to become the Celebrity MasterChef Champion. Trying to impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace this week are actor Chizzy Akudolu, England cricketer Monty Panesar, World Champion Paralympian Stefanie Reid, comedian Zoe Lyons and TV star Gemma Collins.  

The first challenge for the five hopefuls is the Mystery Box; the infamous test of imagination and creativity. The contestants must use the ingredients in tonight’s box, which include chicken thighs, white and brown crab meat, marscapone cheese, mango and avocado to create just one dish. With nerves running high and just fifty minutes to create something from scratch, the celebrities must think on their feet to impress the judges.

The celebrities are then split into two groups to take on the challenge of cooking for the first time in a restaurant kitchen, preparing dishes for paying customers.

Monty, Stefanie and Chizzy head to Coya, where modern Peruvian cuisine is cooked over open charcoals, while Gemma and Zoe are sent to Meraki, a Greek restaurant in London’s Fitzrovia.

In the final test of culinary creativity, it’s back to the MasterChef kitchen, as the contestants are asked to prepare a two-course menu of their own design in just one hour. The celebrities work furiously in a last attempt to prove themselves to the judges, because at the end of this test one of them will be going home.

Episode 6

Celebrity MasterChef returns for its thirteenth series, with 20 famous faces all hoping to take the 2018 title.

This week’s heat continues with the four remaining celebrities facing three more culinary challenges, as they battle for a place in the Semi-Finals.

Tonight’s first challenge is the new Pairs Challenge where the four celebrities are split into two teams of two. Each team is tasked with cooking the same dish. Both plates must be identical in both appearance and flavour, but there is a catch. In-between each pair there is a wall. The only way for the celebrities to successfully produce identical plates is by communicating with their team mate through the wall.  

The celebrities are then sent out on their first mass catering challenge. Working in teams once again they will have to make lunch for over 100 members of staff at the British Airways Global Learning Academy.  

With an array of ingredients including Cumberland sausages, minced beef and chicken thighs, as well as a range of fruit and vegetables, the two teams must devise, prepare and serve the lunch, catering for various tastes, creating meat based, vegetarian and dessert dishes in volume. In the heat of the kitchen the celebrities will have to rely on teamwork skills as well as their culinary ones to triumph.

Then it’s back to the MasterChef kitchen as the battle for a semi-final place reaches its climax. The four celebrities must now cook a faultless two course meal that will not only be judged by John and Gregg, but also Celebrity MasterChef champions Lisa Faulkner (2010) and Kimberley Wyatt (2015) and finalist Rylan Clark-Neal (2015), all former survivors of this tough challenge.

With their last chances to impress for a semi-final place, emotions in the kitchen are running high, and the pressure proves too much for some contestants. The celebrity judges deliver some frank and cutting responses to some of the dishes, but others fare much better.

Only the best two contestants can earn a semi-final place and come one step closer to winning the title of Celebrity MasterChef 2018. For those who don’t make the grade, the journey ends here.


  • Thursday 4h September, 8pm Friday 5th September, 8.30pm

  • BBC One

  • 5 - 6 of 12

  • annabel@plankpr.com

Naked Attraction

Naked Attraction is BACK! The dating show that dares to bare all returns and this time it’s even more revealing!

The world’s most daring dating show is back! Helping sassy singletons avoid the pitfalls of fake online profiles and fancy filters by choosing their perfect partner based solely on the power of Naked Attraction. When we are entirely unfiltered what do people really find sexually attractive?

This series, it’s bigger and bolder than ever, with Anna Richardson on hand to guide the contestants through the game of choosing a partner naked -whittling 6 people down to 1. Expect even more shocking and surprising events than ever before.

First into the studio is 27 year old Gloria from London. She has a checklist for her perfect man and is so picky that she’s been single for 2 years. Will any of the men in the pods tick all her boxes?

Next up is Ryan, a 24 year old a martial arts instructor from Hull. Born with the life limiting illness Cystic fibrosis, he’s hoping to meet someone who shares his desire to live life to the max.

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