The Real Marigold Hotel

The Real Marigold Hotel

BBC Two / BBC One
S1: 3 x 60' / S2: 4 x 60'
S1: Tuesday 26th January 2016 / S2: 15th February 2017


An all-star cast go on the journey of a lifetime in this series, inspired by but otherwise unrelated to the blockbuster film.

Eight famous senior citizens head to India on an experimental, three-week adventure. Miriam Margolyes OBE, dancer Wayne Sleep OBE, actor Sylvester McCoy, comedian Roy Walker, chef Rosemary Shrager, darts champion Bobby George, singer Patti Boulaye OBE and former news reader Jan Leeming find out if they’ll consider spending their golden years retiring to the other side of the world.

Series two sees entertainer Lionel Blair, actress Amanda Barrie, snooker champion Dennis Taylor, TV personality Rustie Lee, Doctor Miriam Stoppard, presenter Bill Oddie, singer Sheila Ferguson and actor Paul Nicholas head to India.

The series is Executive Produced by David Clews, David Vallance and  Andrew Mackenzie. Series Directed by Warren Smith.

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