FRED SIRIEIX and the First Dates team have upped-sticks and moved to the Southern Italy for the second series of the Hotel version of the dating show.Love is always in the air when Fred Sirieiux and his staff are around - here's what you can expect from this brand new series...The first episode of First Dates Hotel gets underway on Monday January 8, 2018 on Channel 4 at 10pm.If you miss it, you can see it again on Channel 4 Catch Up.The show goes up against the news on BBC One and ITV and Insert Name Here on BBC Two.First Dates Hotel works on a similar basis to the First Dates show - where 'scientists' pair up those looking for love using their mutual interests and personalities to match them.The potential lovebirds have dinner at the hotel - if they want to continue seeing each other, they can stay at the hotel another night and are sent off on a romantic date the next day.If not, then they are sent packing and return to the UK.First Dates Hotel is based in Southern Italy.Adam … [Read more...] about When does First Dates Hotel start on Channel 4, where’s it filmed and does Fred Sirieix appear?
SARAH LANCASHIRE made use of the on-set electrician while filming Channel 4’s Kiri – not to help with wiring, but to master a Bristol accent.The Manchester-born actress stars as a social worker at the centre of a row over a missing child in the drama, which kicks off on Wednesday night.Sarah said: “The sparky on the job, specifically I would give him the line I’d have to say and I’d ask him, ‘What happens to the letter A here?’ and he’d say, ‘Oh, you shorten that’. Or I might say the word ‘responsibility’, and he’d say, ‘You take the T off that’.“I’d just copy him before he disappeared off on the set somewhere else.“You do really want to get it right because invariably somebody will say: ‘Oh, that’s a dreadful accent.’”Sarah’s comments come after new ITV drama Girlfriends came under fire from viewers, who accused stars MIRANDA RICHARDSON and ZOE … [Read more...] about Actress Sarah Lancashire taught Bristol accent by on-set electrician for Channel 4 series Kiri
SAS: Who Dares Wins will push 25 ordinary Brits to breaking point in this new series, which starts on Sunday.But where is the Channel 4 show filmed and can you visit the set of TV's toughest reality programme? Here's what we know...This series of SAS: Who Dares Wins is filmed in the punishing climate of the dusty Atlas Mountains.The mountain range stretches 2,500km across North West Africa, spanning Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.The SAS show is filmed in Southern Morocco - and the contestants will be staying in a makeshift training camp within a 150-year-old Kasbar, or fortress, in the foothills of the mountains.Soaring temperatures, arid landscape, vast mountains, canyons and deserts will push them to their limits - according to C4 producers.The range's highest peak, at 4,167m, is found in Morocco - in Toubkal National Park.Ant Middleton and his team have prepared an intensified course for series 3 of the show, which sees ordinary people put through gruelling SAS recruitment … [Read more...] about Where is SAS: Who Dares Wins filmed? Morocco’s Atlas Mountains locations for Channel 4 show revealed
SAS: Who Dares Wins is returning to Channel 4 for its third series, with instructor Ant Middleton at the helm.But, when does it start? And what do we know about Ant? Let's find out...The show sees five ex-Special Forces soldiers recreate the SAS's secret selection process and put 30 men through it, in the ultimate test of their physical and - more importantly - psychological resilience.The recruits’ first task is to write an essay about themselves. Then they face an eight-mile combat fitness test while their essays are dissected for an insight into their character.SAS: Who Dares Wins first aired back in 2015, and is now returning for it's third series.SAS: Who Dares Wins will air on Sunday 7 January at 9pm.Born in Portsmouth in 1981, Ant grew up in rural France but even at a young age, knew he wanted to join the armed forces.In 1997 at the age of 16, he joined the Royal Engineers before joining the Royal Marines five years later.Being in the forces took him all over the world … [Read more...] about What time is SAS: Who Dares Wins series 3 start on Channel 4, who is instructor Ant Middleton and how can you apply?
It's not every day a patient is wheeled into A&E with a face plastered in combat paint. My fatigues have been cut away above the knee to expose a gaping wound, while muddy water sloshes from my boots on the hospital floor. When I had taken up the challenge to swap my reporter’s suit for a special forces outfit to take on TV hardman Ant Middleton, I never thought it would end like this. An hour earlier I’d been yomping through woods, weighed down with a big Bergen pack as special forces veterans screamed in my ears. Taking part in trials from Channel 4’s SAS: Who Dares Wins to mark the show’s return tomorrow, I had been pleased with my efforts. The “enemy” was hot on our group’s tails but we had found an extraction point as gunfire and explosions rang out. I’d already passed the tough “selection” process, in which a hood was pulled over my head and I was driven in darkness to a mystery location. The morning was spent … [Read more...] about ‘Training with SAS left me in A&E’: Mirror man takes on gruelling Channel 4 SAS: Who Dare Wins trial