Come Dine with Me
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Watch Come Dine with Me episodes from 2013Updated!
aired: Sun, Dec 8, 2013
Come Dine with Me:
Celebrity Come Dine with MeNew!
aired: Wed, Sep 29, 2010
Anneka Rice, Linda Robson, Aggie MacKenzie, Rowland Rivron and Toby Young take it in turns to hold a dinner party for each other to win a cash prize.
Yeovil - AndyNew!
aired: Fri, Dec 6, 2013
Last to host in Yeovil is 50-year-old used car dealer Andy Neil, who is supremely confident that his fine dining experience, along with the beautiful surroundings of his 'amazing home', will bag him the £1000 prize.
Yeovil - AlanNew!
aired: Thu, Dec 5, 2013
Business owner and muscle man Alan Bunter hopes that his enthusiasm for all things Japanese will brush off on his guests and propel him into the lead. But guests Andy and Steve don't feel the Zen spirit...
Celebrity Come Dine with MeNew!
aired: Wed, Dec 4, 2013
Hosting the third dinner party in Yeovil is diminutive fork-lift driver Mel Dunford. With an exotic menu, Mel hopes to prove her doubters wrong. And if the food doesn't work, there's always her singing...
Yeovil - Steve
aired: Tue, Dec 3, 2013
Disc jockey Steve Carpenter is second to host in Yeovil. A bon viveur, raconteur and quick wit, Steve hopes that sourcing the finest ingredients for his 'country style' cooking will secure him the £1000 prize.
aired: Mon, Dec 2, 2013
First to host in Yeovil is 28-year-old PR manager Emmy Webster, who hopes to impress her guests with locally sourced produce and a main course of Somerset pork. Emmy's guests are self- proclaimed 'country bumpkin' Mel Dunford, second hand car salesman Andy Neil, radio broadcaster Steve Carpenter, and businessman Alan Bunter.
Peterborough - Robin
aired: Fri, Nov 29, 2013
Veterinary nurse Robin Hills is the final host in this new competition in Peterborough and hopes his animal-themed night will be a big hit with his guests, as well as his well-presented cuisine.
Peterborough - Vicki
aired: Thu, Nov 28, 2013
It's the turn of straight-talking business woman Vicki Culverhouse to host in Peterborough. She surprises the group when she unleashes some poetry at the table.
Peterborough - Susie
aired: Wed, Nov 27, 2013
On the third night in Peterborough, glamour model and columnist Susie Hutson is out to prove she's not the dizzy blonde some of the guests assume she is. It doesn't take long for ethical trader Donna Trafford and wannabe rapper Warren Temple to make an unexpected discovery that proves there's more to Susie than meets the eye.
Peterborough - Donna
aired: Tue, Nov 26, 2013
Hippy entrepreneur Donna Trafford is second to host in Peterborough and plans a colourful evening of delicious food and relaxed fun.
Peterborough - Warren
aired: Mon, Nov 25, 2013
First to host in Peterborough is salesman and wannabe rapper Warren Temple, who believes his Spanish menu is good enough to win him the prize. Warren's guests are ethical trader Donna Trafford, glamour model Susie Hutson, straight-talking businesswoman Vicki Culverhouse and veterinary nurse Robin Hills.
Dundee - Kim
aired: Fri, Nov 22, 2013
On the final night in Dundee, Kim Gillespie plans a 'Yorkshire-themed' menu featuring dishes from Spain and Thailand, accompanied by a Scottish choir singing American songs!
aired: Thu, Nov 21, 2013
Fourth to cook in Dundee is self-styled food critic Phil Petrie, who has been less than impressed with the standard of food so far. Phil has big plans for his night, but runs out of ingredients, leaving his guests feeling hungry.
Dundee - Hannah
aired: Wed, Nov 20, 2013
Vegetarian cat lover Hannah Wilson is cooking Italian in Dundee and has a cunning plan to win over her carnivore guests - dish up some meat with her starter.
Dundee - Alex
aired: Tue, Nov 19, 2013
Architectural technician Alex Pithouse is second to host in Dundee and plans on giving his guests an education in fine dining with a complex menu and some fine wines. Alex also looks forward to introducing his guests to the 'fur babies' - his three pet ferrets.
Dundee - Bill
aired: Mon, Nov 18, 2013
First to cook in Dundee is alarm company owner Bill Black, who plans a belt-busting menu for his guests: proud Arbroathian Phil Petrie, opinionated English student Hannah Wilson, ferret fancier Alex Pithouse, and 28-year-old Kim Gillespie.
Exeter - Estelle
aired: Fri, Nov 15, 2013
It's the final night in Exeter and singleton Estelle Macrow is keen to discover whether she has it in her to successfully host a dinner party.
Exeter - Sarah
aired: Thu, Nov 14, 2013
In Exeter, Sarah Wallis is ready to explode out of her shell with a hilarious evening including a terrifying greeting and some rather unusual cocktails.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Wed, Nov 13, 2013
Self-assured PR/marketing bod Glen King is confident she will be the 'hostess with the mostest' in Exeter, and has gone all out to impress, even co-ordinating her dishes with her surname.
Exeter - Richard
aired: Tue, Nov 12, 2013
Music-mad foodie Richard Kaye is second to host in Exeter and is confident he can impress his guests with his culinary know-how. He especially hopes to dazzle one guest in particular.
Exeter - Steve
aired: Mon, Nov 11, 2013
New Zealander Steve Levy is first to host and has gone to town with his home inspired menu, cooking prawns, fish and two desserts.
aired: Fri, Nov 8, 2013
Managing director and proud Northerner Carl Johnson plans a menu that includes gammon cooked in two litres of cola. Stephanie and Lauren are treated to a glimpse of Carl in all his glory when they see what he has hung above his bed. But what will the guests make of his lumpy chocolate mousse?
Northamptonshire - Lauren
aired: Thu, Nov 7, 2013
Tweny-six-year-old business planning manager Lauren Oxlade is an organised and passionate cook and has a few surprising friends who she's invited along to her party. Could she be the dark horse of the competition?
Northamptonshire - Stephanie
aired: Wed, Nov 6, 2013
Stay-at-home mum Stephanie Reeder's nerves are evident from the outset on her night in Northamptonshire. She's planning to serve classic fish and chips and a glamorous swishing session for fun.
aired: Tue, Nov 5, 2013
Funeral service manager Peter Pickering is dead set on hosting a traditional dinner party reminiscent of the 1920s. But his guests don't much like the thought of his bread and butter pudding.
Northamptonshire - Jules
aired: Mon, Nov 4, 2013
Makeup artist Jules Osmany hopes that her Indian/ Moroccan fusion menu and laid-back attitude to life will win her the prize. Her guests are tomboy Lauren Oxlade, stay-at-home mum Stephanie Reeder, MD Carl Johnson and funeral service manager Peter Pickering.
Rochdale - Sadiya
aired: Fri, Nov 1, 2013
It's the last night in Rochdale and the turn of feisty mum Sadiya Hussein to host. Will the tension between Sadiya and Tanya finally explode?
Rochdale - Dean
aired: Thu, Oct 31, 2013
Psychic medium Dean Fox plans to put his supernatural skills to good use on Day 4 in Rochdale. His main goes down very well, even with Tanya, only for the pudding to bomb.
aired: Wed, Oct 30, 2013
HR manager Claire Lemon hopes to compensate for 'imperfect cooking skills' with her bubbly personality and superior hosting ability on day three in Rochdale. But tension rises when Tanya barely touches the starter or her main.
Rochdale - Rod
aired: Tue, Oct 29, 2013
Business coach and passionate foodie Rod Tonge is determined to impress. But he has already offended glamorous fitness instructor Tanya, and HR manager Claire Lemon predicts fireworks at the table.
Rochdale - Tanya
aired: Mon, Oct 28, 2013
Fitness instructor Tanya Manock hosts a stylish Mediterranean feast for her guests at the start of a week of competitive dining in Rochdale. But is this glamourpuss host more style than substance? Meanwhile, psychic medium Dean Fox wonders why Tanya has so much lingerie in her bedroom.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Thu, Sep 1, 2011
One-time sidekick to 80s comedian Kenny Everett and name dropper extraordinaire Cleo Rocos takes to the kitchen, although her dinner party menu seems to feature a lot of shop-bought food.
Cardiff - Andrea
aired: Fri, Oct 25, 2013
Child-minder Andrea Grainger plans a traditional Welsh menu and a warm welcome. And if this doesn't work she has some fun and games lined up to help her win the prize.
Cardiff - Sam
aired: Thu, Oct 24, 2013
Flamboyant costume designer Sam Clarke hosts a Mexican themed night for an evening that is full of sizzle and spice. Two of the guests fight, while a game leaves everyone crying.
Cardiff - Rachael
aired: Wed, Oct 23, 2013
No-nonsense army wife Rachael Smith is third to host in Cardiff. Competitive Rachel fully intends to win the prize, and things might get ugly if she doesn't.
Leeds - Louise
aired: Tue, Oct 22, 2013
King of the name droppers Jerry Lockett is second to host in Cardiff. Jerry holds his night at his cousin's mansion and serves up dollops of food with a huge side order of celebrity.
Cardiff - Nicola
aired: Mon, Oct 21, 2013
First to host in Cardiff is dog mad shop manager Nicola Steele, who serves prawn cocktail and meat-free lasagne. She also has some doggy surprises and unusual entertainment up her sleeve.
Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire - Andy
aired: Fri, Oct 18, 2013
It's the turn of DJ Andy Harvey, who plans to pull out all the stops in his house in Stevenage, with extravagant food and mind-blowing entertainment, including a luminous underwater disco.
Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire - Nicola
aired: Thu, Oct 17, 2013
Dance instructor Nicola O'Donnell plans a Caribbean-inspired night. But while her guests are expecting very little from the night, Nicola's determined to prove them wrong.
Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire - Tim
aired: Wed, Oct 16, 2013
Twenty-five-year-old IT analyst and music producer Tim Lawson plans to wow his guests with ingredients brought back from Morocco.
Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire - Penny
aired: Tue, Oct 15, 2013
Kitchenware saleswoman Penny Peklivanas is confident her majestic house will impress her guests. But her croissant-based main and bragging prove controversial.
Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire - Andrea
aired: Mon, Oct 14, 2013
First to host is marketing manager and proud village-dweller Andrea Nichols, who welcomes her guests into her garden that has been decked out with straw and stuffed chickens. Will her mousse made from cottage cheese prove her undoing?
Cheltenham - Paddy
aired: Fri, Oct 11, 2013
It's the final day of the competition in Cheltenham, and the turn of stay-at-home dad Paddy Castledine to host. Paddy plans to walk away with the prize by serving a simple menu with quality ingredients. Aussie admin assistant Kimberley Thomas what she really thinks of Paddy, and a character analysis by body builder Zak brings alpha male Oli to tears.
Cheltenham - Kimberley
aired: Thu, Oct 10, 2013
Aussie admin assistant Kimberley Thomas aims for a sophisticated evening, and hopes to impress with her meaty starter of pork belly and apple salad and her pie main course. Kimberley has to put Paddy in his place after one too many rude stories, but how does the telling off effect the rest of the night?
Cheltenham - Zak
aired: Wed, Oct 9, 2013
Super-competitive events director and body building fanatic Zak Roby cooks Thai Tien of Crab served with fashionable micro herbs and a duo of duck main. With dinner party games that confuse some guests, body-building poses at the table and some party tricks that fail to impress, there is never a dull moment.
Cheltenham - Jan
aired: Tue, Oct 8, 2013
Nurse Jan Blomer hopes to impress with her good honest home cooking: chicken with sun dried tomatoes for her main and home-made ice cream for dessert. Last night's host Oli Delaunoy keeps things lively and loud, but stay-at-home dad Paddy Castledine and fitness fanatic Zak Roby go head to head on more than one occasion.
Cheltenham - Oli
aired: Mon, Oct 7, 2013
First to host in Cheltenham is 46-year-old hotel consultant Oli Delaunoy. Oli plans to wow his guests with his posh scallop starter and meaty main, but it's his loud and vivacious personality he's banking on to help him bag the £1000 prize. The guests he hopes to impress are 36-year-old year events company director Zak Roby, 23-year-old Aussie-born administrator Kim Thomas, 48-year-old house husband Paddy Castledine and 56-year-old glamorous nurse Jan Blomer. With male moisturising and dodgy fake tans flagged up around the table, no one is backward in coming forward - but will this hilarity be enough to bag the big cash for Oli?
Harrogate - Alasdair
aired: Fri, Oct 4, 2013
The final night from in and around Harrogate finds local toff Alasdair Moore looking to impress his guests with smart wines and 'proper' dinner party food. But an early slip-up sees Alasdair's confidence fall away. His monkfish is well received, but his guests are unimpressed with the portion sizes. And a rather risky parlour game doesn't endear him to farm lady Jane Steele.
Harrogate - Simon
aired: Thu, Oct 3, 2013
Photographer and all round cool cat Simon Meyer takes a laid-back approach to hosting in Harrogate. Simon's chicken soup starter goes down almost too well as his guests' kind comments leave an emotional Simon struggling to hold it together.
Leeds - Louise
aired: Wed, Oct 2, 2013
Veteran punk turned cupcake seller Cathy McConaghy has decided to go back to her Irish roots on Day 3 in Harrogate, with a menu including homemade soda bread, cockle soup, oysters, roast lamb and stout-infused sticky toffee pudding. But the oyster starters and cockle soup are not to everyone's liking.
Harrogate - Cassy
aired: Tue, Oct 1, 2013
Horse enthusiast Cassy Bell hopes her jockey-themed evening will put her in the running to win the £1000, confident that her gastro-pub food is just the ticket - just so long as her trusty chicken timer doesn't let her down.
Harrogate - Jane
aired: Mon, Sep 30, 2013
Fifty-two-year old fun farm-girl Jane Steele is the first to host. She plans a meal featuring twists on classic dishes and some fancy wine to wash it down. Her guests are 27-year-old horse enthusiast Cassy Bell, 47-year-old photographer Simon Meyer, 33-year-old country gent Alasdair Moore, and 41-year-old adventurous punk and cupcake seller Cathy McConaghy.
Ealing, London - All in One
aired: Fri, Sep 27, 2013
First to host in west London is PA and born-again foodie Sarah Bown. She is followed by drama teacher Nikki Daniels, who is very, very serious about her night and plans to recreate a lavish feast from an arthouse film. Dallas-born bar manager and 'artiste' Jelone tries to inject a bit of southern soul into his night, while staunch Conservative Edward Butler-Ellis gets rather led astray by his own PR.
Essex - All in One
aired: Thu, Sep 26, 2013
The four amateur cooks are senior manager Jayne Stonely, nursery worker Amanda Stevens, millionaire Nigel Smith and bakery manager Russell Murphy. Their week of competitive dining features an esoteric menu, some flashy cars and outspoken rants, and a rather daring dance performance.
East Dorset - All in One
aired: Wed, Sep 25, 2013
First to host in East Dorset is decorator Gary D Allen, who plans to show the group the true flavour of the Caribbean from the cosy confines of his caravan. Gary likes the look of one of his guests, posh singleton Pauline Elliot - could romance be on the menu? Also taking part are down-to-earth Natalie Lawrence and local farmer Philip Palmer, who believes he's the alpha male and therefore destined to win the prize.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Tue, Sep 24, 2013
Competing in Salford are A&E doctor Sukhi Bhullar, vocal support worker Louise Woodward-Styles, hunky boxer Shinny Davenport and HR manager Fiona Morris. They bring high minded conversation, too many probing questions from a domineering host, and a Jewish Friday-night tradition to dinner.
Loughborough - All in One
aired: Mon, Sep 23, 2013
First to host in Loughborough is doctor of psychology Cheryl Travers, who, by combining her work with her love of North African food, creates a cryptically-titled menu. Her fellow competitors are cheery estate agent John Jesson, hotel manager Martino Ercolani, who finds it difficult to let his hair down, and Fliss Healey, who loves dresses so much she even puts them on her dog. The week of competitive dining includes a belly dancer, a long black wig, a syllabub laden with booze, and a surprise phone call from a very special person.
Worcester - All in One
aired: Fri, Sep 20, 2013
Barber Terri Malone starts the week with a rock-themed menu. But will she be living on a prayer or on a highway to hell? Cocky company director Sean Tate serves an impressive but easy menu. Ex-dancer Josie Watson throws a glam night. And, last to host, Lee Clarke's charm offensive leaves Terri unimpressed.
High Wycombe - All in One
aired: Thu, Sep 19, 2013
Comic book editor and cartoonist David Leach entertains his guests with his larger than life personality and an even bigger collection of toys and comics. Also taking part are Brazilian-born vicar Levi Santana and Noelle Thompson, a lady that enjoys the finer things in life and serves chicken chasseur and swan profiteroles. Last to host is Joh White, who serves up a night of hilarity.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Wed, Sep 18, 2013
Manisha Bollina starts the week with a night of authentic Indian cuisine. But food aficionado Gary Thomasson reckons he can get a better curry from his local takeaway. Sales woman Michelle Evans tries to bring a flavour of Miami's South Beach to the south coast, while golf professional Ben Stimson hopes a simple menu done well will see him through. Last up is Gary, who is convinced his sophisticated menu is head and shoulders above the rest.
Mid Cornwall - All in One
aired: Tue, Sep 17, 2013
Glamorous 38-year-old secretary Kate Nicholson battles it out with ultra-competitive businessman Nigel Pickin, self-confessed snob Jane Killips and translator Kat Buxton. The week of competitive dining features some flirting, mind games, a war between the women, some tears over a pair of Lycra pants, a rubber dress and some Moroccan food.
West Lancashire Coast - All in One
aired: Mon, Sep 16, 2013
Estate agent James Fletcher hopes his sexy menu will grab the attention of his guests. However, with coffee shop owner Edward Oldfield in the mix, James struggles to get a word in edgeways. Care worker Jannicke Ive chooses to embrace Edward's entertainment value by letting him take centre stage again on her night as host. But when it's Edward's turn to host, will he also still be funny? And with garage workshop controller Jayne Farnell out to put Edward in his place on the final night, will the rest of the group finally have a chance to be heard?
Wales - All in One
aired: Fri, Sep 13, 2013
In north west Wales, two very traditional Welsh competitors face off against two people who prefer their food a little bit more exotic. Welsh sheep farmer Gareth Jones finds himself haunted by the presence of chillis on the first night, making the job of host for car rental manager Dale Gough a challenge and a half. Nature reserve worker Roxanne Mcfadden, who considers herself to be Welsh, Mexican, English and American all at once, has high hopes for her international menu. But what will Gareth and trainee primary school teacher Catryn Roberts make of it all? And what do the guests make of Gareth's joke of serving bull semen in his dessert?
West Yorkshire - All in One
aired: Thu, Sep 12, 2013
In West Yorkshire, retired businesswoman Jan Lymer finds that pleasing her guests isn't easy, especially wind turbine salesman Marc Stanton. Marc is staunchly meat-eating and is very keen to make this abundantly clear to former vegan and mother-of-five Gemma Rawnsley. Finally, ex-rugby league player Paul Rodney just wants to win... at any cost.
North Hertfordshire - All in One
aired: Wed, Sep 11, 2013
In a week featuring plenty of sauce, a charm offensive and quite a lot of boasting, flirty mum-of-two Jenny Thorn cooks off against gentleman farmer Matt Titmuss, community artist Gordana Bjelic-Rados and Latin lothario Marco Panico.
aired: Tue, Sep 10, 2013
Three country lovers, Dave Hallam, Kaaren Kitching and Louise Naum, take on Essex boy Matt Potter in Taunton, Somerset. The week starts with Dave Hallam, who shocks his guests by donning a leotard before serving African-themed dishes. Air-hostess Kaaren Kitching is keen to extol the virtues of good honest country cuisine on night two, but her hosting leaves a lot to be desired. Louise Naum is determined that her Czech-inspired food will up the culinary ante, but she also has her work cut out trying to loosen up the rather straightlaced Kaaren. And will Essex-born estate agent Matt Potter's cockiness prove his undoing?
Hackney, London - All in One
aired: Mon, Sep 9, 2013
Jazz, fashion, lobster and Thai food all feature in the London borough of Hackney as teacher Jason Riley, fashion designer Purple Qie Qin, actor Leon Herbert and sales director Jody Pawson compete to be the best host. Straight-talking language teacher Jason Riley starts the week followed by fashion designer Purple Qie Qinay on Day 2 hoping her authentic Chinese cuisine will wow her guests. Actor Leon Herbert is the third host and banks on his expensive lobster dish and a jazz band for entertainment to put a smile on everyone's face. Sales director Jody Pawson is last to host and worries that his traditional Thai starter smells of urine.
Staffordshire - All in One
aired: Fri, Sep 6, 2013
Come Dine with Me comes to Staffordshire, where professional opera singer Charlotte Pearson kicks off the week. Project manager Carl Longson is immediately on the wind-up as his chauvinistic tendencies leave the group flabbergasted, especially fabric artist Ingrid Wagner. On the second evening, Ingrid's flamboyant style is matched by her 'food of the world' menu; alas, it's dust that leaves an unwanted and lasting impression on guests. Super confident Richard Turnbull is out to impress, but come his night, the car salesman has his work cut out with an over-ambitious menu. That said, Richard's food is somewhat overshadowed by Carl's behaviour as he goes a step too far with Charlotte; she takes umbrage at his views on the former Miss Stafford's modelling days. After a week of pushing people's buttons, it's Carl himself who feels he might have scuppered his chances. He's worried no one will turn up! Fortunately, they do, but he still has a job on his hands trying to prove he deserves his place in the kitchen.
North Norfolk - All in One
aired: Thu, Sep 5, 2013
This week the culinary competition comes from the north Norfolk coast, where two men with very high standards are confronted with two women who take a more casual approach to hygiene. Overshadowing every night is the discovery of hairs in the food, beginning with publishing manager James Holder's. Country sports enthusiast James hopes his freshly shot game will be a hit, but Labour party activist Denise Burke doesn't know what to make of it all, especially when the host produces a gun. Completing the line-up are undertaker Helen Wickes and picture framer Dave Parks.
Stamford - All in One
aired: Wed, Sep 4, 2013
Come Dine with Me begins in Stamford, Lincolnshire, where the first host is retired aerobics instructor Sue Quinn. Arriving at her door is snobby publican Michael Birt, florist Sophie Cullumbine and foodie Adam Baxter. Sue kicks off the week with a riotous night that sees her immediately clicking with Sophie. Adam thinks he knows why, observing that the pair are the young and old version of effectively the same person - and what's more, he and Michael can't get a word in edgeways. Michael attempts to bring a touch of class to proceedings on his night, with upmarket food and conversation. Sophie, however, has other ideas and is equally as outrageous as on the first night; even Sue despairs of her. When it's Sophie's turn, she realises she needs to reign herself in and be the hostess with the mostess. The boys warm to her over the course of the evening, but after offering up a surprising and unique squirrel dish, the food misfires spectacularly. On the final night, foodie Adam is supremely confident, but a kitchen clanger and a dodgy stomach means it could be an uphill struggle for him to walk away with the £1000.
Guernsey - All in One
aired: Tue, Sep 3, 2013
Come Dine with Me sets sail for Guernsey. Island FM radio boss, Mike Huston, kick-starts the week with an evening of 'spice and taste'. Used to being the man in charge, he's less than impressed when his evening is hijacked by 20-year-old entrepreneur, Ben Inder, who thinks he's the best thing since sliced bread. On the second night, fashion designer Kay Davidson dons the oven gloves and tries to impress with a fine dining menu and a sophisticated wine tasting game. Once again, Ben upsets his fellow diners, particularly feisty foodie Gemma Sparkes, when he tries to play wine connoisseur. She soon takes him to task over his arrogant attitude. On Ben's night, guests can't wait to see if he can actually 'walk the walk' and are eager to find flaws. Mike pounces on this opportunity to show Ben who's boss. Taking the spotlight on the final night is wannabe chef Gemma. Her guests feel she's the dark horse of this hotly contested competition, but will she do enough to snatch the prize from her rivals?
Leeds - All in One
aired: Mon, Sep 2, 2013
Come Dine With Me comes to Leeds, where research fellow Jamie Stark, MP's wife Susan Shelbrooke, student of philosophy Kara Colgrave and supply chain analyst Jemma Pendlebury battle it out for £1000. First host Jamie sets out to impress his guests with his warm and hearty supper, but the highbrow chat about metaphysics and molecular cooking hardly excite a rather bored Jemma. Day two arrives and Susan is planning to reveal her marriage to a Conservative MP, but is worried how the others might react. Day three sees Kara produce a meal inspired by molecular cooking - could it be an experiment too far? After struggling to engage with the others all week, it falls on to Jemma to show the others how it's done with a British-inspired menu.
aired: Fri, Jul 19, 2013
It's the turn of cheeky, party-loving Lisa Townend, with her menu full of mysterious French fancies - including coq surprise. Her innovative entertainment is human roulette.
North Kent - Jono
aired: Thu, Jul 18, 2013
Jono Simm is convinced his wholesome and hearty menu is a winner. Sadly, two of his guests aren't convinced by the cooking.
North Kent - Yemi
aired: Wed, Jul 17, 2013
Project manager Yemi Christopher-Soares hopes her guests will lap up her Nigerian-inspired menu and share her fondness for spice.
North Kent - John
aired: Tue, Jul 16, 2013
Data analyst John Tower is latest to host in North Kent. What will his guests make of John's Filipino fatty pork stew and psychedelic dessert?
North Kent - Yvette
aired: Mon, Jul 15, 2013
First to host is clairvoyant and medium Yvette Tamara. The night gets off to a spooky start when data analyst John Tower and working mum Yemi Christopher-Soares discover a ghost busting machine. But while salesman Jono Simm fails to see the point in ghost busting, jeweller Lisa Townend is so impressed with Yvette's psychic abilities she wants to come back for a reading.
Merseyside - Jamie
aired: Fri, Jul 12, 2013
As the week in and around Merseyside draws to a close, it's the turn of 36-year-old Michael Bublé impersonator Jamie Somers to host. Can Jamie and Jade put their differences from last night aside?
Merseyside - Anna
aired: Thu, Jul 11, 2013
Primary school teacher Anna Senior plans a fairytale evening, featuring a Mad Hatter's soup and a sandwich, a special pork dish cooked three ways, and baked cheesecake. Will Anna's menu prove too childish for grown up palettes? And is the tension between Jamie and Jade about to simmer over?
aired: Wed, Jul 10, 2013
Glamorous PR lady Jade Chantelle is convinced her guests will be blown away by her night as host, which features a high class menu, lashings of champagne and a game of roulette.
Merseyside - Steven
aired: Tue, Jul 9, 2013
Pastoral care manager Steven Booth is a mega Tina Turner fan and has named each of his courses after one of the diva's songs. The food goes down well, but tensions begin to rise when one of the guests puts her foot in it
Merseyside - Danielle
aired: Mon, Jul 8, 2013
First to host is Danielle Greenwood, who has high hopes for her down-to-earth menu and her warm welcoming style of hosting. Her guests are 36-year-old flashy divorcee Jade Chantelle, 37-year-old professional Michael Bublé impersonator Jamie Somers, 24-year-old self-styled diva and pastoral care manager Steven Booth, and 23-year-old nursery school teacher Anna Senior.
Lincolnshire - Alex
aired: Fri, Jul 5, 2013
The week of competitive dining concludes with proud Geordie Alex Coxon taking a turn as host. Alex's menu includes dishes called 'wey-aye-man!', 'a taste of toon' and 'a canny little dessert like'. But some chaos in the kitchen plus a dark secret revealed may hinder Alex's chance of victory.
Lincolnshire - Jack
aired: Thu, Jul 4, 2013
Jack Stone plans to win over his guests with his 'creative' evening, the theme including the guests making their own food. The night starts with a shocking outfit from Alex, which certainly catches beetroot farmer Chris Moore's attention. Meanwhile, Jack's food gets some mixed reviews and the DIY pizzas don't quite go to plan.
Lincolnshire - Chris
aired: Wed, Jul 3, 2013
Farmer Chris Moore plans to win over his guests with his beetroot themed dinner party, managing to inject beetroot into every part of the night and surprising his guests with his unusual twists on conventional meals.
aired: Tue, Jul 2, 2013
It's the turn of retail manager Ali Roberts, who is confident that her night of gourmet cuisine and elegant fine dining will win her the prize. As the evening unfolds, Geordie lass Alex shocks the diners with the tales of her outrageous exploits. Will Alex put Ali in the shade?
Lincolnshire - Amanda
aired: Mon, Jul 1, 2013
First to host is university lecturer Amanda Sherratt, who is taking a risk with a full Japanese themed evening, including a raw fish starter and sumo wrestling for entertainment. Her guests are beetroot farmer Chris Moore, flamboyant theatre student Jack Stone, retail manager Ali Roberts and 20-year-old Geordie and fitness enthusiast Alex Coxon.
Cambridge - David
aired: Fri, Jun 28, 2013
Proud Scouser David Goodier is determined to show his southern rivals how to throw a winning dinner party, with a 60s Merseybeat dress code and 'spicy Beatballs' and 'tir-Mersey-su' on the menu.
Cambridge - Hawa
aired: Thu, Jun 27, 2013
It's day four in Cambridge and will Hawa Sydique's adventurous menu cause her more problems than it's worth? And could a 20-piece samba band in her front room prove a bit much?
Cambridge - Matt
aired: Wed, Jun 26, 2013
Matt Suillivan's home-grown English fare, including 'posh' fish and chips and rice pudding, isn't quite what the guests are expecting. But rather than spending his time getting his cooking right, Matt decides to create his very own school fete.
Cambridge - Kay
aired: Tue, Jun 25, 2013
Kay Greenwood serves up tempura prawns, beef stroganoff and some unique 'entertainment' that makes sceptical Matt Sullivan think again.
Cambridge - Dean
aired: Mon, Jun 24, 2013
It's the first night in and around the city of Cambridge, and host Dean Faulkner, a dog and cattery owner, is keen to impress with his cockney knees-up themed dinner party.
Oxford - Heidi
aired: Sun, Jun 16, 2013
It's the final day of the competition in Oxford, and party girl Heidi Kelloway is determined to lighten the mood and host the best dinner party of the week. But will her guests let her?
Oxford - Richard
aired: Sun, Jun 16, 2013
It's Day 2 in Oxford and inventor Richard Berrecloth serves up an entirely homemade extravaganza, including some rather 'unique' entertainment.
Inverness - Jamie
aired: Fri, Jun 14, 2013
It's the final night in Inverness and ex-professional footballer Jamie Tulloch has gone to town making sure his ingredients are all as fresh and local as possible.
Inverness - Zarina
aired: Thu, Jun 13, 2013
Rock 'n' roll hairdresser Zarina Ainslie is the latest to host in Inverness. The tattooed party girl claims to be an amazing cook. Could she be the dark horse of the competition?
Inverness - David
aired: Wed, Jun 12, 2013
In Inverness, property tycoon David Edes hosts a nautical evening. David is a teetotaller and plans a menu of 'basic but wholesome food' - making his guests wary. A night of suspicion and hilarity ensues.
aired: Tue, Jun 11, 2013
It's the turn of Melissa Kirby, in Inverness, who has not only taken cooking lessons from one of the best local chefs, but has also got him to make her gravy and crumble.
Inverness - Gillian
aired: Mon, Jun 10, 2013
First to host is proud Scot and National Heritage worker Gillian Sutherland. Gillian's dinner party is a true Scottish affair and she's hoping her Touch of Tartan theme, with traditional Scottish menu, top quality local produce and bagpipes galore, will win over 35-year-old emergency call handler Melissa Kirby, 58-year-old property tycoon David Edes, 24-year-old hair stylist and party girl Zarina Ainslie, and 24-year-old personal fitness trainer Jamie Tulloch.
Lichfield - Amanda
aired: Fri, Jun 7, 2013
It's the final night, and there are high hopes for Amanda's evening. But an accident at the table has the guests in hysterics, with straight-talking Ronnie describing it as her 'worst nightmare'.
aired: Thu, Jun 6, 2013
It's the turn of football coach Tim Travers to host, and Tim is determined to prove his worth in the kitchen, with his mum on the other end of the phone to help him out with his American-themed menu.
Lichfield - JP
aired: Wed, Jun 5, 2013
JP Goodyear-Martinez is the latest to host in Lichfield, treating his guests to a mix of Jamaican food, tight lycra outfits and a drag queen.
Lichfield - Ronnie
aired: Tue, Jun 4, 2013
Ronnie Imlah hosts, with a menu inspired by dishes she's eaten at friends' parties. But a revelation about her past leaves the guests in shock.
Lichfield - James
aired: Mon, Jun 3, 2013
First to host is business consultant James Herbert, who has high hopes for his complex Italian menu. He also has some fun photo frolics planned. His guests are 22-year-old football coach Tim Travers, 30-year-old sales assistant and all-round party boy JP Goodyear-Martinez, 38-year-old businesswoman Amanda Smith, and straight-talking retired mental health nurse Ronnie Imlah.
Cumbria - All in One
aired: Fri, May 31, 2013
This episode comes from Cumbria, and features a proud nanny, some relentless ribbing, some Turkish food, some Hungarian food, and a host whose healthy-eating ways prove controversial. Taking part are Nina Raistrick, Jonathan Higgins, Zoltan Buncsek and personal trainer Karen Rathbone.
aired: Thu, May 30, 2013
Care-home worker Georgia Groves plans a black tie affair for her evening in Winchester, with red carpet, posh frocks... and a spray-tan booth. Everyone seems to be in high spirits until Patricia tells Ptol what she thinks of him and his wine antics.
aired: Wed, May 29, 2013
It's the turn of waitress Patricia Pearson to see if she can win over her guests with her Peruvian food and Latin-themed dinner party. Patricia serenades her guests with the Peruvian national anthem and treats them to a traditional dance that involves a candle and a donkey jaw.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Tue, May 28, 2013
It's the turn of DJ Francis Leigh to try and dazzle his guests. Francis plans a Thai meal with a twist, including sunburnt chicken curry and a dessert simply called 'sticky', and some weird and wonderful entertainment including dead flowers on the table, a song about spring rolls and a main served in tutu and fur coat.
Winchester - Ptol
aired: Mon, May 27, 2013
Livewire Ptol Slattery is first to host in Winchester and is convinced his high quality food and fine wine make victory inevitable. Sadly Ptol's menu leaves his guests underwhelmed. Ptol's guests are Peruvian-born waitress Patrician Pearson, quirky DJ Francis Leigh, party girl and care-home worker Georgia Groves, and competitive estate agent William Tilsley.
Surrey - All in One
aired: Fri, May 24, 2013
American interior designer Carol Chalmers impresses her guests with her food and her presentation, and her night is made all the more memorable by doctor Anna Brocklebank, whose eccentric personality has the group in stitches of laughter. Competitive nail technician Michelle Catacos pulls out all the stops as she tries to better Carol's night with a Greek banquet. But a second consecutive night of good food leaves businessman Robin Lewis, the only man in the group, feeling the pressure. He tries to deflect attention from Michelle's night by asking the group what he needs to do to impress them, which doesn't go down well with Michelle, who refuses to give him any tips. On Robin's evening, Michelle questions every dish of his menu, with interesting results. Bon viveur Anna rounds off the week, regaling her guests with stories of the 'Death Room' upstairs and her links with the aristocracy. But will Anna's food live up to her fascinating table talk? Only the best will be enough in a week of top-quality cooking...
aired: Fri, May 17, 2013
Competing for the cash prize are debt advisor Tom Franklin, posh landscape architect Richard Hodgetts, housing officer Emma Daisley and recruitment manager Sarah Dix, who is single and on the lookout for Mr Right - meaning the week features quite a bit of flirtatious fun. But when Richard asks if Tom's pea and mint soup is minty enough, he finds himself branded 'Pickie Dickie'. Nevertheless, everyone gives Emma's black pudding fritters the thumbs up.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Fri, May 10, 2013
The uber-competitive Jane Dickinson takes on 'in-it-to-win-it' Mark Dempsey, wedding DJ Kev Riley and cable TV presenter Sally Jaxx, in a week of competitive dining featuring a bout of exuberant self-praise, a chicken newbie and a welcoming dog in a stripy jumper.
Tunbridge Wells - All in One
aired: Fri, May 3, 2013
Yummy mummy Sharon Pickles starts the week by going back in time with a 70s-inspired menu. Local 'celeb' Adam Sankey puts his reputation on the line with his seafood. Artist Nadia Carney goes all out for presentation on her Moroccan evening. And estate agent Bill Le Grys takes on three demanding courses when it's his turn to host.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Fri, Apr 5, 2013
The second part of the Grand National special features two more dinner parties hosted by well-known faces from the world of horse racing. The first is put on by professional footballer turned race horse trainer Mick Quinn, whose evening is a celebration of Liverpool, including Scouse stew. The final dinner is hosted by Channel 4 Racing presenter Emma Spencer.
Grand National Special (Part One)
aired: Thu, Apr 4, 2013
In a two-part Come Dine with Me special for Grand National week, four well-known faces from the world of horse racing go flat out to win a £1000 for charity. First to host is professional jump jockey and Hennessy Gold Cup winner Mattie Batchelor, who's out to prove that jockeys don't just eat lettuce. Night 2 sees racehorse owner and former Wall Street banker Sally Rowley-Williams host an evening in tribute to past National winners. Joining them for a week of dinner parties are professional footballer turned racehorse trainer Mick Quinn and Channel 4 Racing presenter Emma Spencer.
Southend - Zac
aired: Sat, Mar 30, 2013
A shorter version of a classic episode. For the final night in Southend estate agent Zac produces a menu consisting of dishes he has invented himself. Prod/ Dir: Charlotte Smith; Prod Co: Granada
Middlesbrough - All in One
aired: Fri, Mar 29, 2013
A shorter version of a classic episode. Retired banker Rob sets out to show that men are better than women at entertaining and comes up with a high-class menu to make his point
Kings Lynn - All in One
aired: Fri, Mar 22, 2013
Body builder Daniel Coleman takes on London snob Maggie Flowerdew, Norfolk local Richard Moore and outspoken Amber Woolmington. The week includes some catastrophically bad food, rising tensions and wind-ups and bust-ups a plenty.
Benidorm - All in One
aired: Fri, Mar 15, 2013
A shorter version of a classic episode where four ex-pats in Benidorm on the Costa Blanca in Spain show off their culinary prowess. Taking part are travel journalist Irena Bodnarec, no-nonsense banker Nick Middleton, clairvoyant and alternative thinker Hilary Marshall, and fun loving drag queen Gary Brown, in a week of competitive dining that features banter, blunt speaking, weird photos, and food without any cooking involved.
Surrey - All in One
aired: Thu, Mar 14, 2013
In Surrey, there are divisions between estate agent James, pensioner Cherry Hughes, tattoo artist Lee Jackson and project manager Sandhya Gadsby. But is it a class divide or a surprise?
aired: Wed, Mar 13, 2013
In Peterborough, Claire's night is packed with incident, Nimon isn't keen on Kristian's flirting, and Karen just wants to have a laugh
aired: Fri, Mar 8, 2013
In Chippenham, the first to host is part-time practical joker and full-time RAF engineer, Corporal Keith McEvoy. Even though Keith likes a prank or two, he finally meets his match in second contestant, gym owner Mark Lamputt, who has a few practical jokes of his own to unleash on his unsuspecting host. Meanwhile, single-and-ready-to-mingle florist Fleur van Heijningen is on the prowl for a man and is hoping for a winning night as well as some romance. And someone who's never had a problem on the dating front is final competitor Finnish musician Terhi Ikonen, who reveals some unconventional information about her love life. But that's not the only shock she has planned; the unsuspecting guests are subjected to a musical performance that leaves some of them unmoved. With four diners all out to bag the grand, will romance blossom or will the joker of the pack walk away with the £1000?
Southend - Steph
aired: Thu, Mar 7, 2013
It's barmaid and self-confessed airhead Steph Barrett's turn to host. Her day gets off to a disastrous start as she attempts to make pastry for the first time, so it's Nan to the rescue with some ready-made pastry. Everyone goes all out with their costumes for her 1940s fancy dress code, including Carol as a US naval officer complete with short skirt and white high heels. The guests are bowled over by the authenticity of Steph 1940s-styled home, but the biggest surprise of the evening is the quality of the food, which goes down a treat despite the day's shenanigans in the kitchen. For entertainment Steph lays on some 1940s dancing, which goes down even better than the food. The evening is brought to a close when Damian asks if Steph's ditziness is for real, and gets an answer that leaves nobody in any doubt.
Southend - Damian
aired: Wed, Mar 6, 2013
Science teacher and self-confessed geek Damian Loneragan has two chilli-based dishes on his menu. Damian goes all out to cater for each guest's individual taste, but Scott thinks the main course is the worst thing he's ever eaten. For his entertainment Damian tries to wow his guests with science experiments in the garden, but the night's biggest talking point is barmaid Steph Barrett's unbelievable one liners, including her question about whether lamb comes from a cow or a pig?
Southend - Carol
aired: Tue, Mar 5, 2013
Everyone hit it off and had a whale of a time at Julie-Ann's dinner party, but glamorous grandmother Carol Dolman was the big surprise: she was dressed in hotpants and a tight top and the first one up dancing, so everyone was shocked to hear that she's 60. Now it's Carol's turn to host. She's pretty confident in the kitchen, and her menu includes scallops and roast lamb. Her dress code is 'Dress to Impress,' and everyone's making a special effort, with dicky bows and ball gowns aplenty. Carol's entertainment includes tango lessons, with some flirty results, and she's got a few secrets to reveal to her guests, so it promises to be a pretty racy night...
Southend - Julie-Ann
aired: Mon, Mar 4, 2013
Dog-mad executive PA Julie-Ann Rayner is a dinner party veteran and has high hopes that her 'Taste of the Sea' menu - with two fish courses - will have her guests hooked, assuming that they all like fish, that is. The strangers she has to impress with her surf-themed evening are 31-year-old science teacher and proud geek Damian Loneragan, 37-year-old international DJ Scott Langley, 20-year-old barmaid and self-confessed airhead Steph Barrett and 60-year-old glamorous granny Carol Dolman. And if her fishy feast doesn't go down a treat, Julie-Ann has some musical mayhem up her sleeve.
Chesterfield - All in One
aired: Fri, Mar 1, 2013
The four hosts are learning mentor Clare Gaunt, salon owner Carly McGregor, long distance lorry driver Robinson Reid, who swears that burgers and chips are not the only food in his culinary repertoire, and caravan enthusiast Richard Hollingsworth, who just wants a calm, enjoyable night. Sadly, things get rather out of control at Richard's dinner party, and he is forced to take drastic action and ask one of the guests to leave.
Mansfield - Rachel
aired: Thu, Feb 28, 2013
Francophile and animal lover Rachel Imms hosts a French-inspired evening in Mansfield. But entertainment in the form of a French accordionist doesn't appeal to everyone.
aired: Wed, Feb 27, 2013
In Mansfield, DJ Gareth Harding turns his garden into a Balearic cocktail bar and club, complete with lasers and disco lights, and wows his guests with his fire-breathing.
Mansfield - Tomasz
aired: Tue, Feb 26, 2013
Polish croupier Tomasz hosts an 'outrageous' themed evening. One guest comes as a giant toddler while another reveals his extensive tattoos. There's also a balloon pumping competition for fun.
Mansfield - Tina
aired: Mon, Feb 25, 2013
The brand new competition in Mansfield kicks off with a jaw-dropping evening of costume, music and homemade recipes from health-conscious granny Tina Ainsworth.
North Kent Coast - All in One
aired: Fri, Feb 22, 2013
Life coach Ross Duttson kicks off the week hoping to impress with his minimum effort food. Second up is doll-maker and folk singer Elizabeth Lee, who promises a night 'with a touch of the obscure', in which she reveals her multiple personalities and debuts her latest character - tarot card reader 'Lady Christophene'. Nursery teacher Claire Baker hosts a night of glitz and glam. The final host is John Russell, who, having quizzed the other guests on their cooking and ingredients all week, has a lot to live up to if he's to bag the prize.
Dudley - Vicky
aired: Thu, Feb 21, 2013
Dog groomer Vicky Pell has high hopes for her cruise-ship-themed dinner party in Dudley. But it might not be plain sailing with a rift emerging between two of the guests.
Dudley - Di
aired: Wed, Feb 20, 2013
In Dudley, 65-year-old spoon-playing pensioner Di Dawson plans some good honest home cooking and civilised conversation. But Adam is determined to take his smutty sense of humour up a notch and hopes to continue his flirtatious behaviour with dog groomer Vicky.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Tue, Feb 19, 2013
Pub-quiz host Adam Reece is second up in Dudley and plans a 'mixed up' night with his guests being asked to attend in their pyjamas. On the menu is Italian with some gameshow-style fun for afters.
Dudley - Mandeep
aired: Mon, Feb 18, 2013
This competition in Dudley in the Black Country starts with banker Mandeep Rajput, who opts for a traditional Punjabi menu for his guests and some bhangra dancing. The guests are musical pensioner Di Dawson, quiz master Adam Reece, dog groomer extraordinaire Vicky Pell and businesswoman Sarah Freeman.
Somerset - Linda
aired: Fri, Feb 15, 2013
It's the final night of the competition and the turn of body piercer Linda Rossiter. Linda plans a leather and lace evening but it's not long before the insults start to fly.
Somerset - Emily
aired: Thu, Feb 14, 2013
Customer services trainer Emily Parker plans a night of fun and laughter with her 'Wigs and Wellies' dress code. But tensions rise between two of the guests over the mackerel pate starter.
Somerset - Richard
aired: Wed, Feb 13, 2013
The third night is hosted by builder Richard Lees. But following the departure of local politician Tim Marters from the competition, all eyes are on his replacement, forthright body piercer Linda Rossiter.
Somerset - Simon
aired: Tue, Feb 12, 2013
It's the turn of farm owner and junkyard lover Simon Dyer to host. Simon hopes to wow his guests by cooking his main course on a salvaged drum. But Kerry takes a major dislike to Conservative politician Tim Marter after a conversation about ghosts, and builder Richard Lees continues with his advances towards Emily Parker.
Somerset - Kerry
aired: Mon, Feb 11, 2013
Housewife and keen horse-rider Kerry Mackenzie is hoping that her Greek menu and bubbly personality will secure her the prize.
Bristol - All in One
aired: Sun, Feb 10, 2013
American Keith Weinberg goes up against three locals in a week of dining that includes some 'gert lush' and a revealing outfit. Also taking part is fun-loving Rachel Flowers, extrovert Andy Holbert and legal trainee Jen Elphick.
Lincoln - Natashka
aired: Fri, Feb 8, 2013
It's the final night and the turn of all-American mom and ex-barrister Natashka Ingham to really show the Brits a thing or two about cooking. Natashka is serving 'fall off your horse black bottom pie' and 'cow tail pie', and her theme for the evening is 'The Great American Dream'. Unfortunately, the talk turns to underpants and toilets.
Lincoln - Richard
aired: Thu, Feb 7, 2013
It's day four and body building drama student Richard Summers-Calvert is hoping to win over his guests with an audacious menu - he's serving chicken and rice for his starter, main and dessert, but with a few twists. Richard has asked his guests to come dressed as action heroes and the entertainment will be a nice game of charades.
Lincoln - Glenn
aired: Wed, Feb 6, 2013
Glenn Priestly plans a rock legends dinner for his guests in Lincoln. But student Richard lowers the tone of the evening.
Lincoln - Caroline
aired: Tue, Feb 5, 2013
It's the second night of the competition in Lincolnshire and medical supplier and mother-of-one Caroline Bevis is treating her guests to a Roaring 20s dinner party with a 'swellegant soufflé', 'porkin on the Ritz' for the main and a black bottom Betty torte with beetroot ice cream for dessert.
Lincoln - Hunni
aired: Mon, Feb 4, 2013
First to host is hunting enthusiast Hunni Hindley. Hunni's guests are outspoken Caroline Bevis, fur lover Natashka Ingham, self-proclaimed rock god Glenn Priestly, and gym buff Ricky Summers-Calvert. There is a heated debate on hunting, a stunning revelation from Ricky about his acting career, and Caroline's celebrity connections cause quite a stir.
Derby - All in One
aired: Sun, Feb 3, 2013
This episode of the competitive cooking show comes from Derby, where marketing manager Gareth Walton goes up against sports-mad Peter McManus, fancy dress lover Kellan Dalton, and Serena Gilzean-Hughes. Be prepared for some 'manly' food, a spot of sumo wrestling and a serving of smelly haggis.
Shropshire - Paul
aired: Fri, Feb 1, 2013
The final dinner party in Shropshire is hosted by traffic reporter and radio DJ Paul Shuttleworth, who plans to mix wacky outfits, bouncy castles and fun food. But LED salesman Richard Mercer thinks Paul's pork belly main isn't quite as promised on the menu.
Shropshire - Josh
aired: Thu, Jan 31, 2013
Youngest of the group Josh Sedgley take to the kitchen, but unfortunately his meringues look a bit suspect, while Zoe laughs uncontrollably at his main course.
Shropshire - Richard
aired: Wed, Jan 30, 2013
It's the turn of lighting salesman Richard Mercer to host in Shropshire. The self-confessed gadget geek cooks paella for dinner and for entertainment suggests a game of 'Guess the Gadget'.
Shropshire - Penny
aired: Tue, Jan 29, 2013
Eccentric artist and dairy farmer Penny Timmis is second to host and has roped-in a dentist posing as a magician for entertainment.
Shropshire - Zoe
aired: Mon, Jan 28, 2013
First to host is zumba instructor Zoe Bailey. Zoe's guests are posh artist Penny Timmis, travelling salesman Richard Mercer, Radio DJ Paul Shuttleworth and Josh Sedgley. Zoe's soufflé starter impresses, but Richard's monologue on LED lightbulbs less so. Zoe's parlour game of gargling while humming a tune also goes down rather well.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Sun, Jan 27, 2013
Elaine Ashton starts the competition off with an American-themed evening. Sam West is second to host, serving some unusual delicacies such as ostrich eggs, pigs' ears and stuffed animals. Local councillor and market trader Wayne Johnson finds his evening ambushed by baiting from Sam. The final night, hosted by Cindy Broadbent, features a wild west-themed evening, and a wild end to the night too, with someone left in tears.
Sheffield - Gina
aired: Fri, Jan 25, 2013
It's the final night in Sheffield and nail artist Gina's meal lurches from one kitchen calamity to another.
Sheffield - Tommy
aired: Thu, Jan 24, 2013
MusicianTommy Jones fails to hit all the right notes as disaster strikes during his starter as his evening as host descends into hilarity and high jinks.
Sheffield - Yana
aired: Wed, Jan 23, 2013
Proud Russian Yana hopes to impress with an evening of delicacies from her homeland. But is her menu a bit too heavy on the mayo?
Sheffield - Paul
aired: Tue, Jan 22, 2013
As the oldest of the group, tribute band manager Paul Wood is quietly confident that his ambitious menu and a 1920s theme for entertainmen will see him take the prize.
Sheffield - Louise
aired: Mon, Jan 21, 2013
Self-confessed clutter bug Louise McGowan plans a charity shop-chic night. Will Louise's motherly nature win over her guests?
Lake District - All in One
aired: Sun, Jan 20, 2013
Battling it out in the picturesque Lake District are 30-year-old fitness fanatic Lindsey Berry, joker and salesman Marc McAdam, hairdresser Julie Wall and Michael Webster, former butler to the Queen. Julie's night features a strawberry soup and sausage surprise. Michael hosts a night where the dress theme is come as your favourite royal. But it doesn't go to plan when Julie turns up dressed as Freddie Mercury, and Marc as a corgi. The rest of the week features a pub-themed dinner party that goes down rather well, and one inspired by Lady Gaga.
Colchester - Jodie
aired: Fri, Jan 18, 2013
It's the final day and vegetarian Jodie Edzekiel is out to wow her guest by giving them what they want...meat! That's if she can work up the courage to touch it.
Colchester - James
aired: Thu, Jan 17, 2013
It's the turn of money mad James Coe, whose food is a hit. But what about his hot tub, and one of his guest's pink pants?
Colchester - Adrena
aired: Wed, Jan 16, 2013
Army wife Adrena plans a soothing Armenian menu for her guests. Her Armenian egg fight as entertainment proves a cracking success with everyone.
Colchester - Darius
aired: Tue, Jan 15, 2013
It's the second day in Colchester and the turn of smooth talking PR man Darius, who is rustling up a menu full of local produce, including his very own blackberry wine.
Colchester - Richard
aired: Mon, Jan 14, 2013
First to host is Richard Massey, who's banking that his signature dish 'Drunken Duck' and his cheeky chappy humour will win his guests favour.
East Coast of Yorkshire - All in One
aired: Sun, Jan 13, 2013
Beautician Amanda Bradley takes on author and businessman Heath Samples, accident-prone Fran Atkin and technician Phil Laycock. The week features some deliberate overspicing of a guest's starter, an argument about Princess Diana and some post-dinner hair removal.
Portsmouth - Rose
aired: Fri, Jan 11, 2013
It's the turn of Brazilian beauty counter manager Rose Proenca, who has prepared a special Turkish menu which wows her guests. But then things start to get a bit tricky, especially when Rose brings out some particularly excruciating entertainment.
Portsmouth - Christopher
aired: Thu, Jan 10, 2013
Stage actor Christopher attempts an Oscar-winning performance in the kitchen. Can he put on a culinary show to remember or will his adventurous menu cause him more problems than it's worth?
Portsmouth - Kathy
aired: Wed, Jan 9, 2013
French tutor Kathy 'Hurricane' Anderson intends to wow her guests with her Gallic-inspired menu. But all does not go to plan in the kitchen for Kathy as she battles with a mischievous pineapple that leads to near disaster. Later on, Kathy surprises everyone with some very 'French' entertainment.
Portsmouth - Will
aired: Tue, Jan 8, 2013
It's the turn of sociology lecturer Will Dixon to host. Will's soggy salad starter disgusts picky guest Rose Proenca, and his overcooked beef Wellington doesn't do him any favours with the rest of his guests. But some unexpected entertainment helps Will win back a few admirers.
Portsmouth - Allison
aired: Mon, Jan 7, 2013
Successful solicitor and glamorous mum Allison Hampshire is the first to host from Portsmouth. Allison is going all out with a sophisticated menu and quirky entertainment to bag top marks from her guests: sociology lecturer William Dixon, Brazilian beauty counter manager Rose Proenca, adult tutor Kathy Anderson and actor Christopher Marlowe.
aired: Sun, Jan 6, 2013
The hosts in Wrexham are financial advisor Joey Perez, the zumba-loving Jacki De Sanders, sci-fi fan Tom Evans, and hotel inspector Lisa Groom. The week features quite a bit of havoc, some boisterous play-acting, and the unfortunate situation where one guest thinks they're the life and soul of every party, but actually winds up every other member of the group.
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aired: Sun, Dec 30, 2012
The hosts in Derby are talkative housewife Tori Yerbury, Canadian drama teacher Allison Hunt, babyfaced Tom Flannery, and prankster Jeff Foster - who loves to push people's buttons with juvenile jokes. The week features non-stop chatter, some over-the-top mothering, and Jeff with a pair of shorts on his head. But who is the real Jeff? Who is the biggest talker? And can Tom prove wiser than his boyish looks would suggest?
Celebrity Christmas Special
aired: Fri, Dec 21, 2012
The final host of this new festive edition is actress Margi Clarke, who is serving 'Margi's Magic Flying Phoenix' and bringing in a psychic and a few practical jokes for laughs. But will that be enough for Margi to win the ultimate Christmas present of £1000?
Celebrity Christmas Special
aired: Thu, Dec 20, 2012
The host in the competition is singer and proud Liverpudlian Marcus Collins. He's going all out to win the £1000 Christmas charity prize with a hefty main course of 'Scouse with a Kick' washed down with a sparkling slice of boy band entertainment. But will it be enough to see him top the charts?
Celebrity Christmas Special
aired: Wed, Dec 19, 2012
The latest to host in this new competition is actress Chrissy Rock, who is hoping to lift Christmas spirits with a retro-themed dinner party. But what will her guests make of a bit of old-fashioned festive fun? Not to mention a surprise arrival of a new guest that will turn the week on its head?
Celebrity Christmas Special
aired: Tue, Dec 18, 2012
Hollyoaks star Nick Pickard is determined to get everyone in the festive spirit with his gourmet cuisine and 'elf' dress code. He's even got 'Jack' from Hollyoaks to create a full-blown Santa's grotto in his spare room. But will it be enough to win over moody model Jasmine Lennard, or will the stress send both over the edge?
Celebrity Christmas Special
aired: Mon, Dec 17, 2012
This festive celebrity special stars not five but six celebs battling to win the £1000 prize for charity. Taking part are actors Chelsee Healey, Crissy Rock and Nick Pickard, singer Marcus Collins and model Jasmine Lennard. And, from the third show onwards, actress and TV presenter Margi Clarke joins the festive fun. First up is ditsy actress Chelsee Healey, who throws a Caribbean Christmas night. But she's never hosted a dinner party in her life, let alone cooked. It all proves too much for the host, who gets upset and storms off, abandoning her guests for most of dessert. Finally, Marcus persuades Chelsee to return to her guests, who drink to a dysfunctional Caribbean Christmas!
aired: Sun, Dec 16, 2012
In this Christmas episode, Come Dine with Me goes music-crazy with a festive jukebox special, with four celebrities bidding to win £1000 for charity. Taking part is Jona Lewie, whose Christmas hit Stop the Cavalry still has people singing 'dabadabadum' 30 years on. He's joined by Maizie Williams from 70s pop phenomenon Boney M, who had a festive number one with Mary's Boy Child. The two music veterans are joined by alternative musician VV Brown, and DJ Toby Anstis. The Christmas culinary celebrations see the guests dress up as aliens and space girls and donkeys.
The Wirral - All in One
aired: Fri, Dec 14, 2012
In Liverpool's posh cousin, budding entrepreneur Stephen Wong takes on saucy book-lover Jennifer McLoughlan, energy assessor Steve Rampton and boutique owner Cher Arnott. The week features a glamorous scouse girl-band, a ghost hunt, some grubby glasses, a sexy theme, and a reverse crab down a wall.
South East London - Kate
aired: Thu, Dec 13, 2012
Twenty-nine-year old personal assistant Kate Kershaw goes all out with a festive extravaganza, asking her guests to come as their favourite Christmas word. But tensions rise when the guests discover a surprising secret in Kate's wardrobe.
South East London - John
aired: Wed, Dec 12, 2012
History buff John Stevens decides to give his guests an authentic taste of a wartime austerity with a Christmas dinner 1941-style. Will his guests enjoy John's meagre rations?
South East London - Tom
aired: Tue, Dec 11, 2012
Eccentric banker Tom Judge goes old school with a Dickensian-themed Christmas, including a Mr Fizzy Wigs punch, some wild bell ringing, a spot of kazoo playing and a dead eel for a table decoration.
South East London - Jules
aired: Mon, Dec 10, 2012
Model agency boss Jules Hobbs puts on an evening of 'Glitz & Glamour'. After a less than traditional turkey main course, the night takes a turn for the surreal when dancing girls appear at the foot of the table for a Christmas sing-song. Jules's Yuletide guests are 'sarf' London geezer Charlie Spiteri, glamour puss Kate Kershaw, financial consultant and moustache-lover Tom Judge and history buff John Stevens.
Bury St Edmunds - Hannah
aired: Fri, Dec 7, 2012
Self-styled domestic goddess Hannah Totman takes a turn to host. Will the professionally-trained opera singer's Italian menu see her achieve a perfect harmony, or leave her hitting some bum notes?
Bury St Edmunds - Sue
aired: Thu, Dec 6, 2012
Sue Smith plans a Back to School theme. But Sue's menu leaves most of her guests totally baffled.
Bury St Edmunds - Tim
aired: Wed, Dec 5, 2012
Tim Reinman hopes his Bring your Trunks dinner party will go swimmingly. But domestic goddess Hannah Totman soon upstages him and spiritualist Amber Elba-Porter and hypnotherapist Sue Smith are not best pleased with Hannah. Will Tim's Timoffee Pie be enough to get the night back on track?
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Tue, Dec 4, 2012
Lecturer Amber Elba Porter plans to show the group her spiritual side as well as her nutty meringues. But will her tarot cards and rune stones predict which two guests will clash over dinner?
Bury St Edmunds - Richard
aired: Mon, Dec 3, 2012
Horse enthusiast Richard Negus hosts a Day at the Races dinner party featuring a spot of snail racing for entertainment.
Huddersfield - Kim
aired: Fri, Nov 30, 2012
Politically incorrect Reg - 'meat and two veg' - Gaston cooks off against English teacher Hannah Elliot, musician George Chambers and legal eagle Sarah Maguire. The week of controversial dining involves some heated discussions, surprising revelations, an accident in the kitchen, a poem called 'Satan' and some experimental music that one diner mistakes for an asthma attack.
Huddersfield - Tommy
aired: Thu, Nov 29, 2012
It's the turn of self-styled king of clubs Tommy Mack to host in Huddersfield, and Tommy is planning a Hollywood silent movie themed evening that includes some unique entertainment.
Huddersfield - Richard
aired: Wed, Nov 28, 2012
Singer and confident cook Richard Wood has steak on the menu that he's going do, in the words of his hero Frank Sinatra, 'My Way'. But it's his starter that makes Virginia want to throw up. Only for Virginia to leave everyone else feeling the same when she shows them her false eye.
Huddersfield - Iyesha
aired: Tue, Nov 27, 2012
Beautician Lisa Hughes takes on Australian mum-of-two Carly Baker, cool and confident Philip Gwott, and laconic barrister Simon Levene. The week of competitive dining features some uncomfortable comments, some entertainment that gets a little bit physical, and a hard-to-swallow dessert.
Huddersfield - Virginia
aired: Mon, Nov 26, 2012
First to host is 49-year-old mum-of-three Virginia Houslin, who is hoping to wow her guests with her charm and Caribbean home cooking.
All in One - Swansea
aired: Fri, Nov 23, 2012
First to try his hand at winning in Swansea is 36-year-old theatre bod Dean Verbeck. Dean's Hollywood-themed evening dazzles his guests, none more so than super-glamorous Yvonne Davies Swansea's answer to Joan Collins. Yvonne loves champagne almost as much as she loves her little pooch Misha. But she's less keen on 50-year-old Bronwen Ward, who believes she's the most glamorous woman in Swansea... and hates pets. Yvonne opts for a Dallas/Dynasty themed evening that final contestant, recruitment consultant Mike Bates, embraces, but not as much as his own wrestling-themed night later in the week.
West Midlands - Lucy
aired: Thu, Nov 22, 2012
It's massage therapist Lucy's turn in this brand new competition in the West Midlands. Her meal will beThai, with a massage thrown in, and a present for each guest.
West Midlands - Jules
aired: Wed, Nov 21, 2012
Latest to host is Jules, who plans to win her guests' favour with a medieval dinner party, including putting straw on the dining room floor.
West Midlands - Andrew
aired: Tue, Nov 20, 2012
Second to host is Andrew, who hopes to add a pop art dimension to his 50s beatnik-themed dinner party.
aired: Mon, Nov 19, 2012
First to host is Gemma Willock, who is planning an evening of glitz and glamour, with a few shortcuts.
All in One - Jersey
aired: Fri, Nov 16, 2012
Come Dine with Me visits the island of Jersey for the very first time. Hoping to avoid any kitchen calamities are local radio dj Kevin Pamplin, no-nonsense food aficionado Jane-Anne Collier, finance manager Craig Dempster, and dinner party novice Jessica Stanier. The week of competitive dining features some ruined food, shameless self promotion, raucous fun, and some truth telling round the table.
Wakefield - Jake
aired: Thu, Nov 15, 2012
Shoeless window cleaner Jake Coxon takes his turn in Wakefield. Apart from a tasty beef Wellington, Jake has an ace up his sleeve with his entertainment, performing his classic song God is a Rocking Chair with his band The Sourheads.
Wakefield - Donna
aired: Wed, Nov 14, 2012
Glamourpuss Donna Stephenson shocks her guest with the many animals in her home and her extreme beauty routine. And also with her main course of bunny delight.
Wakefield - Joel
aired: Tue, Nov 13, 2012
Disco fanatic Joel Rowbottom is hoping to impress his guests with both good food and dancing. But Joel faces some awkward questions in the light of his disco pants which result in some frank revelations. Can Joel's 'dad dancing' competition can turn his night around?
Wakefield - Angie
aired: Mon, Nov 12, 2012
Retired businesswoman Angie Battye combines her Asian roots with her love of Barbadian cuisine for her guests IT Contractor Joel Rowbottom, tattooist Donna Stephenson, hairdresser and lecturer Francesca Saynor and window cleaner Jake Coxon. Things get off to a lively start when Joel and Donna get physical downstairs, while Jake and Francesca have a root around in one of the bedrooms. Later entertainment includes limbo dancing.
All in One - Alicante
aired: Fri, Nov 9, 2012
Come Dine with Me goes a bit Spanish with four hosts cooking up a feast on the Costa Blanca. Taking part are hairdresser Dale Francis, Bono tribute performer Rob Bloomer, eccentric sun-seeking retiree Rosalind Eastland and 63-year-old party girl Carol Perkins. The week features a swimwear party, a Spanish menu that the guests don't understand, some raw lamb, a U2-inspired menu, bulls' testicles, and a fly in the paella.
Swindon - Sally
aired: Thu, Nov 8, 2012
Direct sales manager Sally Rachael hosts a 'girls night in' themed evening, with mysteriously titled dishes that leave her guests with no idea what they're going to be served. DJ Mark isn't happy with the dress code and some of the other guests notice that he's a bit too cool for school. Will Sally's cryptic menu be a hit and will the group be able to look each other in the eye after a very eventful dessert?
Swindon - Scott
aired: Wed, Nov 7, 2012
Financial advisor Scott Hillier hopes to blow the competition away with a Wild West themed evening. Scott is the joker of the group but makes a shocking confession about how he met his wife, and dinner table harmony isn't helped much by Gill's awkward apology to last night's host Michaela. Maybe Scott can smooth things over with his own unique style of Wild West country rapping or his song about the Swindon railway network?
Swindon - Michaela
aired: Tue, Nov 6, 2012
Amateur dramatics enthusiast Michaela Kearns plans a glamour themed evening including melted chocolate with dipping treats. By her own admission, Michaela isn't a great cook, plus she may have trouble persuading each of her guests to perform a show tune accompanied by a full band...
Swindon - Mark
aired: Mon, Nov 5, 2012
First up for the challenge is International DJ Mark Eteson, who hopes to create a hands-in-the-air experience with his rave themed evening. Mark prepares an Ibiza inspired menu - from Bora Bora Beach brownies to paella - but what will 59-year-old alternative therapist Gill Bright, 36-year-old housewife Sally Rachael, 46-year-old amateur dramatics lover Michaela Kearns and 42-year-old financial advisor Scott Hillier make of his big fish little fishcakes? Also, Mark expects each guest to take part in a rave off, judged by himself. Will his guests don their white gloves and get into the summer of love, or will it all be a washout?
Warwickshire - Alison
aired: Fri, Nov 2, 2012
Eccentric driving instructor Alison Firth is hoping to impress her guests with her 80s disco themed night that reaches a sticky climax with a marshmallow competition.
Celebrity - Bruce Jones
aired: Fri, Nov 2, 2012
Last celebrity to host is actor Bruce Jones (aka bad boy Les Battersby from Coronation Street).
Celebrity - Jan Leeming
aired: Thu, Nov 1, 2012
Rounding off the week of celebrity dining is the five-times-married former newsreader Jan Leeming.
Warwickshire - Steve
aired: Tue, Oct 30, 2012
On the final day in Doncaster, Andrew welcomes his guests to his home with a ten-foot poster of himself and plans to perform a rap for them, in Thai.
Southend - Zac
aired: Tue, Oct 30, 2012
For the final night in Southend estate agent Zac produces a menu consisting of dishes he has invented.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Mon, Oct 29, 2012
Last to host in Stoke is the controversial hairstylist Jay Davies.
Come Dine With Me - Richard
aired: Fri, Oct 26, 2012
It's the final night in Leicester and the turn of double glazing salesman Richard Deeping to host. Richard's boisterous behaviour has offended most of the group this week but he hopes to win them round with his passion for cooking and great food. His guests aren't expecting much, but then Richard's first course goes down so well he is overcome with emotion at the positive response! The food continues to impress, but when it's time for his choice of entertainment Richard reveals a saucy past as well as a little too much of himself...
Celebrity - Dane Bowers
aired: Fri, Oct 26, 2012
It's Dane Bowers' night, and he has a few tricks up his sleeve as well as some extra chillis in mind for Bobby Davro, who rubs cream over his chest later in the evening.
North East Kent - Annette
aired: Thu, Oct 25, 2012
It's crunch time in north east Kent as the competition comes to an end with the fourth and final dinner party, hosted by politically incorrect personal trainer Annette Evans. After Annette's party, the votes are counted, and the winner revealed...
Grimsby - Chris
aired: Wed, Oct 24, 2012
It's crunch time in Grimsby as the competition comes to an end with the fourth and final dinner party, hosted by Chris Wood, the self-confessed 'campest straight man in the world'. After Chris's party the votes are counted, and the winner revealed...
Leicester - Helen
aired: Mon, Oct 22, 2012
It's crunch time in Dudley as the competition comes to an end. Podium-dancing plumber Sophie hosts, bringing the week to a climax with a spot of good old fashioned burlesque entertainment.
South East London - Oliver
aired: Mon, Oct 22, 2012
Well-to-do retired businessman Oliver Gillie puts in quite a mad-cap performance in his kitchen for the final dinner party, after which the votes are counted and the winner revealed.
Darlington - Nathalie
aired: Fri, Oct 19, 2012
Young Tory Nathalie plans to reveal her lighter side on her night as host, and throws some special salsa moves in a last-ditch effort to gain more points.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Thu, Oct 18, 2012
The final dinner party is hosted by Hayley, Weston's answer to Victoria Beckham. Hayley's guests are impressed by her luxurious home and pool, but will they be won over by her food?
Cardiff - Phil
aired: Wed, Oct 17, 2012
On the fourth and final night in Cardiff, Phil the host is so preoccupied with keeping the peace between Michelle and Jo that he completely loses concentration on his main course.
Hertfordshire - Heath
aired: Tue, Oct 16, 2012
On the final day in Hertfordshire 'diamond gastronomic geezer' Heath Reid hopes to win with some Italian-influenced dishes.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Mon, Oct 15, 2012
Cathy, or 'Patsy' as she also likes to be known, is the last host of the week in Cheltenham and Gloucester, and faces the unenviable task of trying to re-unite the guests while Alex acts out his master plan to sabotage her evening.
Edinburgh - Tony
aired: Thu, Oct 11, 2012
Last to host in Edinburgh is off-licence manager Terry Morton. Will him and Gordon lock horns again over cooking and hunting?
aired: Wed, Oct 10, 2012
Last to host in Shropshire is staunch socialist and children's entertainer 'Magic' Kev Duffy.
Taunton - Sally
aired: Tue, Oct 9, 2012
Fussy eater Paula McShane is last to host in Taunton. Her menu takes her fellow diners by surprise, could she be the week's dark horse?
Wrexham - Nadine
aired: Mon, Oct 8, 2012
Last to host in Wrexham is surgeon's assistant Nadine Leese.
Hastings - Stelios
aired: Fri, Oct 5, 2012
Confident wheeler dealer Stelios Michael is hoping to blow his guests away with an authentic Greek night in Hastings, including a master class in Greek dancing, where Adrian steals the show with some flamboyant moves.
Hastings - Kate
aired: Thu, Oct 4, 2012
Glamorous hairdresser Kate Eadon lays on a 'gourmet' pub night for her guests. Adrian gets himself in hot water about his rugby club days, Sally-Anne reveals a surprise celebrity crush, and Kate reveals all about her own 'rendezvous' with a famous funny man.
Hastings - Sally-Anne
aired: Wed, Oct 3, 2012
Well-travelled former corporate wife Sally-Anne Keller hosts a German-themed evening with her guests required to dress, sing and dance accordingly. Sally-Anne's night comes complete with dumplings, bierkeller singing and some traditional slap-dancing, with businessman Stelios and charity worker Andrew ending up in a tussle on the sofa in their lederhosen.
Hastings - Adrian
aired: Tue, Oct 2, 2012
It's the turn of 47-year-old Italian sales advisor Philomena Golenya, who is serving a four course menu that she's written out in Italian. Charlie accidentally breaks Philomena's chair and Philomena has to put out a fire in the kitchen. But her Italian dancing proves to be quite a hit - with one of her guests in particular.
Hastings - Andrew
aired: Mon, Oct 1, 2012
First to host in Hastings is 42-year-old charity manager Andrew Batsford, who is hoping to inspire his guests with foraged ingredients of sea broccoli and stinging nettles. Even if the food doesn't win them over Andrew hopes his Wham! theme will.
Salisbury - Jane
aired: Fri, Sep 28, 2012
Part time care worker Jane Arnold is the last to host and plans an English menu sourced from the great Wiltshire outdoors. But it's Jane's revelations concerning her naughtier side in the bedroom that raise the most interest from her guests on an emotional night that includes tears at the table.
Salisbury - Chris
aired: Thu, Sep 27, 2012
Cost conscious Chris Hiller plans an eclectic menu for his night that includes chicken a l'orange and peppers stuffed with baked beans. He's hoping the total cost of the meal for five will be just £18 and even plans to water down the wine. Is this any way to win Natasha's affections?
Salisbury - Anthony
aired: Wed, Sep 26, 2012
Former army major Anthony Brown-Hovelt is serving a worldly mix of dishes on his night in Salisbury, including Uzbek food, and porridge ice cream.
Salisbury - Sophie
aired: Tue, Sep 25, 2012
Farm manager Sophie McConnell plans pig racing as part of the entertainment on her night, and her home-grown cow Levi for the main course.
Salisbury - Natasha
aired: Mon, Sep 24, 2012
First to host is Natasha Conti, who's putting on a 'summer fete', complete with hilarious prizes, and has asked her guests to dress in country casuals.
Wolverhampton - Niru
aired: Mon, Sep 24, 2012
The final day of the competition sees model May Dudley, a self-confessed culinary novice, rely on a 'mum-knows-best' approach. Things go well until serving the tiger prawn starter sends May's stress levels through the roof.
West Dorset - Christine
aired: Fri, Sep 21, 2012
Lady farmer Christine treats her guests to a trip to Oz, providing meat from her own land and accompanying everything with showtunes.
West Dorset - Dave
aired: Thu, Sep 20, 2012
Solicitor and serial worrier Liz Beckerley is the final host in the culinary face-off in the Vale of Glamorgan.
Colchester - Helen
aired: Wed, Sep 19, 2012
Helen Cruickshank is the last to host in Essex, and a night of abuse, back stabbing and rudeness unfolds, with one member of the group storming out in disgust.
Manchester - Rachel
aired: Tue, Sep 18, 2012
Dancewear shop manager Rachel Vose is last to host in Manchester. Can she bring peace and harmony to the group, serve good food, and win the prize?
Macclesfield - Veronica
aired: Mon, Sep 17, 2012
Last to cook in Macclesfield is Veronica O'Connor, who is planning pianists and some dinner party classics to wow her guests. But after she put the boot in at Simon's, he is gunning for revenge.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Mon, Sep 17, 2012
On the final night in Nottingham, psychology teacher Jackie Mather tries to force fish-hating Simeon and cheese-phobic Peter to try her cheese-encrusted salmon. But will her strong arm tactics backfire?
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Fri, Sep 14, 2012
The final host in County Durham and Wearside is cheeky businessman Ken Brown, with his 'wear a wig' themed evening. He's far from happy when his rhubarb and custard 'with a twist' gets the thumbs down... maybe his unique entertainment can turn his fortunes around?
Derby - Peter
aired: Thu, Sep 13, 2012
On the final day in Derby Peter McManus is keen to show the guests how 'real men' cook, serving 'manly' veal. But who will be declared the overall winner?
Milton Keynes - Bev
aired: Wed, Sep 12, 2012
On the final night in Milton Keynes stylish Bev Darlow's fancy food leaves her guests grumbling, and it's a tearful last encounter for one of the participants.
County Durham and Wearside - Paula
aired: Tue, Sep 11, 2012
On the final night in Croydon, Angelique Woolston faces a tough job keeping her guests from arguing, before one last fight breaks out over pudding.
Belfast - Jacqueline
aired: Mon, Sep 10, 2012
Home truths are served up on spiritualist medium Jacqueline McGarry's night as the four diners reveal exactly what they think of each other.
season 26, episode 26
aired: Fri, Aug 24, 2012
In this special episode four Paralympians past and present fight it out for podium glory and a £1000 charity prize. The line-up is: Giles Long, retired swimmer and now Channel 4 presenter for the games; Ann Wild, uber-competitive ex-wheelchair basketball captain and now member of the British shooting team; nine-times Paralympic games gold medalist, dressage rider Lee Pearson; and Rachael Latham, retired Paralympic swimmer and current Channel 4 presenter for the Games. Over the course of the week there's a 'wear your worst tracksuit' evening, a Mexican night, plenty of banter and the suspicion that one of the hosts isn't doing much of the cooking. But who will take the gold medal and win £1000 for their charity?
Cardiff - Stewart
aired: Sun, Aug 19, 2012
In North Cornwall, the exuberant first host is bouncer Danielle Stephens, who makes an immediate impression on the first of her guests, shy and retiring lawyer Liz Ashton. The line-up is completed by committed family man and surfer Tiva Dakar, and lady-loving Sam Bishop. Despite being very different, the two men eventually hit it off, but not before Sam tries to show Tiva some rather racy pictures of his nightly exploits out on the town! As the week progresses, Liz is determined not to allow her female rival to dominate the evenings and cooks up a number of ways to make her voice heard. Meanwhile, Sam makes it clear that Liz is definitely his kind of woman, even though she's in a relationship.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Fri, Aug 17, 2012
Cheeky-chappy Michael Dodsworth is last to host and is keeping it simple in the kitchen with Thai chicken cakes, jambalaya and raspberry and lime sorbet. There're also party games, including piñata, where the donkey gets a real pasting.
Enfield - All in One
aired: Sun, Aug 12, 2012
First to host in Essex is support worker and party girl Emma Parsons, who reckons she can win the competition on personality alone.
aired: Fri, Aug 10, 2012
It's the last night of the competition and hair salon owner Michelle Russell must not only host, but manage the tensions and frustrations bubbling close to the surface. The evening begins on a high with champagne in Michelle's garden, but the good mood quickly sours as last night's host Tony decides tonight's the night to wind everyone up. And when Jo makes a shock announcement and refuses to eat Michelle's lamb, the atmosphere at the table soon turns frosty.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Thu, Aug 9, 2012
Single mum Siobhan Parkinson is first to host in this brand new competition in Merseyside and hopes to win her guests over with her homely menu of chicken liver pate, lamb, and pavlova.
Surrey - All in One
aired: Sun, Aug 5, 2012
Four cooks do battle in leafy Surrey, in a week featuring a Best of British menu, but also the worst of British snobbery. But are the group's divisions really due to class differences, or something more surprising?
Middlesbrough - Karena
aired: Fri, Aug 3, 2012
It's the final night of the competition from Middlesbrough and bin man Paul Tidy is planning a movie-star fancy-dress theme party, and lots of garlic. Paul loves garlic, but Ron doesn't. Unfortunately for Ron, Paul's meatball sauce includes five whole bulbs of garlic alone. Paul's got a lot on his plate - even without all that extra garlic - so will he be able to clinch the prize money or will his night end in tears and indigestion?
Swansea - Keith
aired: Wed, Aug 1, 2012
It's the midway point of the Swansea culinary contest and tackling the challenge is 6ft 8in rugby boy Keith Larrard, whose guests see him as a bull in a china shop in the kitchen.
Swansea - James
aired: Tue, Jul 31, 2012
School teacher James Knight host his dinner party, a school-themed occasion, complete with children's party games.
Swansea - Jen
aired: Mon, Jul 30, 2012
It's the first day of the competition in Swansea and fitness fanatic Jen Edwards is producing low-carb dishes for her guests, one of whom causes a stir by telling Jen she hates her menu.
All in One - Sport
aired: Sun, Jul 29, 2012
Olympic athletes Tasha Danvers, Mark Foster, Derek Redmond and Louise Hazel go head to head for charity. Who will take gold? Tasha dresses in a costume that leaves little to the imagination for her Jamaican carnival night. Mark's night features tales of sporting challenges and a dinner party game that brings out the competitive streak in Louise and Derek. Louise's night includes a mystifying psychic reading and quite a bit of nit picking from Derek. Will he come to regret this when it's his turn to host?
Crewe and Nantwich - Russell
aired: Fri, Jul 27, 2012
The week of dining is rounded off with hypnotherapist Russell Stubbs's 'British rock night'. Will Russell's great British produce win him the prize?
Crewe and Nantwich - Emma
aired: Thu, Jul 26, 2012
Student Emma Davies serves up her inventive stuffed pork, homemade gnocchi and a musical performance for her guests.
Crewe and Nantwich - Darren
aired: Wed, Jul 25, 2012
Landscape gardener and joker Darren's evening features fine food and lashings of his unique entertainment - including big laughs at Darren's bottom.
Crewe and Nantwich - Pip
aired: Tue, Jul 24, 2012
Second to host is 44-year-old housewife Pip Massey who, as a lady who lunches, has high expectations for her 'glamorous' evening turning out to be a big success.
Crewe and Nantwich - Mushgon
aired: Mon, Jul 23, 2012
First to host is hairdresser Mushgon Dadfar. How will her Caribbean-themed menu work with her choice of zumba for entertainment?
Milton Keynes - All in One
aired: Sun, Jul 22, 2012
Some hearty grub, glitzy fun, offbeat gags and squirrel for a starter... are just some of the things on show in a week of competitive dining in Milton Keynes. Taking part is competitive sportswoman Lauren, am-dram enthusiast Ben, racing car driver John, and single party-girl Julia.
Liverpool - Jilly
aired: Fri, Jul 20, 2012
It's the final day in Liverpool and Jilly Pollock hopes to bag the prize with her black tie evening featuring Jilly's figs, Jilly's hot beef, and Jilly's berry delight.
Liverpool - Glen
aired: Thu, Jul 19, 2012
Hairy rocker Glen Simpson serves sticky blackened pork and an Elvis-inspired dessert of deep-fried chocolate bars in peanut butter ice cream.
Liverpool - Cynthia
aired: Wed, Jul 18, 2012
Nigerian supermodel and barrister Cynthia Umezulike treats her guests to some tribal fish, a traditional Jeloff and an exotic fruit platter.
Liverpool - Rob
aired: Tue, Jul 17, 2012
Second to host is multiple business owner Rob Spicer, who dresses up as Margaret Thatcher as part of his historical leader party theme. His distinguished guests for the night are 'Jesus', 'Fidel Castro', 'the Queen' and 'Naomi Campbell'.
Liverpool - Kenny
aired: Mon, Jul 16, 2012
First to host in Liverpool is young-at-heart barber Kenny Flynn, who hopes his 'Big Kids' party theme will prove a winner with his guests.
aired: Sun, Jul 15, 2012
Four cooks in Peterborough compete for the prize in a week featuring some heavy flirting, a few fights, and some incident-packed dining. Taking part are PA Claire Mazurek, managing director Nimon Davey, flirty hairdresser Kristian Beckham and Karen Hingston.
Milton Keynes - Susan
aired: Fri, Jul 13, 2012
Despite an eventful week, country lover Susan Rogers is confident her back to basics French food has the edge. Plus, she has an origami master class planned as entertainment.
Milton Keynes - Joseph
aired: Thu, Jul 12, 2012
Nicknamed 'the assassin' for the harsh things he's said so far this week, choir director Joseph Benneh's chicken liver pate and groundnut soup with coconut rice needs to be sensational if he's to avoid a backlash.
Milton Keynes - Stuart
aired: Wed, Jul 11, 2012
Stuart Henson is bringing the Serengeti to Milton Keynes. Can his exotic menu and parlour games smooth over the insults and tensions simering from the previous nights?
Milton Keynes - Michelle
aired: Tue, Jul 10, 2012
Michelle Watson's black tie evening definitely doesn't go to plan, as guests diss her food, including calling the main 'poison'. Will her luck turn with the Monte Carlo entertainment she's got planned?
Milton Keynes - Ray
aired: Mon, Jul 9, 2012
First to host in Milton Keynes is Ray Dodd, who finds his guests difficult to please. With his starter rejected and a main returned, Ray is left sweating over his chances of winning the prize.
Reading - Serine
aired: Fri, Jul 6, 2012
On the final evening in Reading, corset-maker Serine Daou has the daunting task of trying to end the week with a bang, hosting recruitment consultant Glen, mature student Richard, sparky Sonya Smith and fitness writer Sabi Phagura. Her gourmet burgers are more burger than gourmet, but as part of her Burlesque night, the guests' costumes don't disappoint. When her entertainment doesn't appeal to Glen, he swings back into action with some more wind-ups.
Reading - Sabi
aired: Thu, Jul 5, 2012
Fitness fanatic Sabi Phagura goes back to her roots with a Bhangra themed evening that puts her healthy lifestyle on the backburner for one day as she cooks traditional Indian food for her four guests. The food doesn't quite live up to everyone's expectations, and her entertainment leaves Richard and Glen in an intimate situation. Now that his night is out of the way, Glen does everything he can to wind up Sabi and the rest of the guests.
Reading - Richard
aired: Wed, Jul 4, 2012
It's the third night in Reading and the turn of mature student Richard Howse. With a menu and set of instructions from his omni-present girlfriend, Katy, Richard sets about making his pirate themed night the best of the week. A treasure hunt brings out Glen Wilkie's true feelings about fellow guest Serine Daou, and Sonya Smith takes a disliking to some of the gluten-free fare on offer. And for the third night in a row, fitness fanatic Sabi Phagura is served yet another plate of meat she won't eat
Reading - Glen
aired: Tue, Jul 3, 2012
Cocky Cockney Glen Wilkie serves up a menu he is convinced will be a winner. Even a disaster with his own-named recipe of Super Duper Tiramisu doesn't dent his confidence. His guests will have to like it or lump it, even as the evening doesn't go to plan, with his main of Bambi on a Plate causing tears at the table from Sonya Smith and a refusal from Sabi Phagura. Sensitive student Richard Howse can only sit by and watch with his new best friend Serine Daou as the night descends into chaos. But it doesn't stop Glen from thinking he's got the prize in the bag.
Reading - Sonya
aired: Mon, Jul 2, 2012
Fun-loving Sonya Smith knows her cooking skills aren't the best and hopes to bungle her way through the night, and win the guests over, with her good humour and Touch of Sparkle theme. There are kitchen calamities galore, and Sonya quite literally wets herself laughing. Grumpy geezer Glen is unimpressed with the choice of entertainment, curvaceous corset-maker Serine teaches some decorum, red meat-hater Sabi is challenged to eat beef and mature student Richard finds it all too much.
season 25, episode 25
aired: Thu, Jun 28, 2012
With a week of surprises that include wetsuits, Willy Wonka outfits and a rave in a shed, Julian, Henry, Jilly and Rachel battle it out for the culinary prize.
Kingston - David
aired: Fri, Jun 22, 2012
Retired golfer David has a winning menu and entertainment, from Louisiana seafood chowder to a bucking bronco, but then one of his pets breaks dinner party etiquette.
Kingston - Jamie
aired: Thu, Jun 21, 2012
Will Jamie's evening of old-skool classics, complete with superstar DJ, prove to be a winner with his guests?
Kingston - Sarah
aired: Wed, Jun 20, 2012
Sarah Brice hopes her 'dolled-up prawns', 'swanky lamb', and 'level with me' mousse will be the competition winners, but she has to cope with Ken's romantic poetry and Erika's flirting.
Kingston - Erika
aired: Tue, Jun 19, 2012
Interior designer Erika Sager's pirate night on her boat starts well with her menu, but it's her hosting that proves to be the real star of the evening.
Kingston - Ken
aired: Mon, Jun 18, 2012
Basketball-mad Ken Oputa is convinced that he is the best cook in London. Will his basketball-themed evening prove to be the winner or he will end up bottom of the league?
Windsor - All in One
aired: Sun, Jun 17, 2012
Four cooks go to war in Windsor in a week of dining featuring some raucous banter, a duck on fire and a prawn and asparagus salad... with no asparagus! Taking part is hairdresser Leanne Strachan, dizzy property manager Jill Rendell, saucy lighting designer Daphne Diluce, and fun and flirty flooring specialist Chaz Fearnley.
Chichester - All In One
aired: Fri, Jun 8, 2012
Taking on the Come Dine challenge in Chichester is football fan Darren Morrison, ex-navy officer Stefan Gershater, housewife Henrietta Edwards and posh traveller Jemima Thomas. It's a week of romance, fussy foodies and male rivalry - but who will scope the £1000 prize?
aired: Wed, Jun 6, 2012
The vault has been ransacked to countdown the top 30 best bits ever. During over a thousand episodes, hundreds of people have attempted to host the ultimate dinner party and claim the £1000 prize. These vintage clips show the good, the bad and the downright ugly. Wannabe cooks with their menu mishaps range from serving pigs trotters for a main to sausage trifle for dessert. Bad hosting includes the one who fell asleep, leaving her guests to do the cooking. Celebrity contestants include Lesley Joseph making a meal out of cooking a lamb roast to Big Brother's Brian Belo's befuddlement in the presence of Page 3 model Sophie Reade. There's sporting shenanigans as footballer Neil Ruddock bares all and England's rugby legends prove boys will be boys. There is also a flirting frenzy between a gigolo and a school teacher, and the most unlikely coming together between a pensioner and a hairdresser. Along the way, the guest from hell is revealed.
Hartlepool - All in One
aired: Fri, Jun 1, 2012
Competing in Hartlepool are former 18-30s holiday rep Dotty Page, financial adviser Gavin Wise, beautician Becki Cooper and student Alex Jackson. Lovely in person but scathing in private, Gavin is quick to charm his rivals, but when Dotty pushes him to the limit, he soon forgets to play nice. Will final host Alex be able to keep the peace? And how will he cope with any angry outbursts from Gavin?
Jubilee Special - All in One
aired: Sun, May 27, 2012
Four monarchy-mad celebrities host a Jubilee-themed dinner party. Take part are EastEnders actress Cheryl Fergison, Kerry Katona, Give Us a Clue host Lionel Blair, and her majesty's favourite ventriloquist Keith Harris.
Birmingham - All in One
aired: Fri, Apr 20, 2012
Glamorous Sue hopes to win her guests over with a Caribbean-themed evening that includes a game of hitting the pinata and ends with some down-and-dirty dancing.
East Hampshire - Kyle
aired: Thu, Apr 19, 2012
History buff Kyle hosts an evening of historical fun, with guests dressing as their favourite historical characters and playing historical charades. But will his food let him down?
East Hampshire - Natalie
aired: Wed, Apr 18, 2012
Natalie hosts an evening of tradition, with Russian food, customs and dancing, but not all the guests are impressed.
East Hampshire - Jax
aired: Tue, Apr 17, 2012
Mum-of-four Jax's theme of Arty and Tarty for the night is misinterpreted by Natalie and the Russian comes dressed in black leather. While the food fails to impress Sue, the life-drawing competition proves a hit with all.
East Hampshire - Nik
aired: Mon, Apr 16, 2012
The East Hampshire competition begins at cabby Nik Christides's home, where he surprises guests with unusual ingredients and ends the night with a game involving cheesy Wotsits.
Stoke - All in One
aired: Fri, Apr 13, 2012
The final night in Darlington sees Eseyoma - the self-proclaimed "Queen of Sheba" - host a "right royal knees up", featuring a Nigerian menu, with an extra helping of glamour on the side. Can the strangest Eton Mess ever seen on a plate convince the others to crown the Queen of Sheba as the week's best host?
aired: Thu, Apr 12, 2012
Glamorous go-getter Charlotte Langley is laying on a "Night with the Stars". She's asked her guests to dress up as their favourite red carpet celebrity, although not everyone quite gets it right. Can Charlotte hold it all together to take the award for "Best Dinner Party" and the £1000?
Darlington - Barry
aired: Wed, Apr 11, 2012
Bachelor Barry I'Anson is pulling out all the stops with a "Love" inspired dinner party, an unexpected choice of theme that shows the group a very different side to the guy they all think is a Jack the lad. But will Barry's "Splashes of Love" dessert go down well with his guests?
Darlington - James
aired: Tue, Apr 10, 2012
Second to host in Darlington is veterinary surgeon James Emson. He's serving up a mountain of curry and truly spicing up the evening with some of the most eye-opening entertainment ever seen. James might know animals inside out and upside down, but will his guests be able to match the ghoulish collection of eyeballs, tongues and the other bits of 'offal' he puts in front of them to the animal they came from?
Darlington - Clair
aired: Mon, Apr 9, 2012
First to host in Darlington is perfectionist Clair Sherwood-Parkin who's cooking up a Moroccan-inspired feast. Marketing manager Clair, a self-proclaimed "Hostess with the Mostess", is hoping to impress glamour-puss Eseyoma Sodje, feisty recruitment manager Charlotte Langley, cheeky chappy Barry I'Anson and posh equine vet and Boris Johnson lookalike, James Oliver Embleton Emson.
Preston - All in One
aired: Fri, Apr 6, 2012
It's the final day in Chelmsford, and the food at Martin Young's Caribbean themed party shocks guests, as does his secret talent. Is the night of sun, sea and surprises enough to win the prize?
Chelmsford - John
aired: Thu, Apr 5, 2012
In homage to his family John Mabey's Shakespeare-themed party features Italian food, but not exactly as 'mama' would have made it, and guest performances of Romeo and Juliet.
Chelmsford - Deborah
aired: Wed, Apr 4, 2012
On day three married mum Deborah Croghan hosts a tarts and vicars party that includes the unusual entertainment of a cucumber-based family game.
Chelmsford - Scott
aired: Tue, Apr 3, 2012
Businessman Scott Johnson hosts an Essex Glam night, complete with disco. But will his kitchen shortcuts prevent him from waltzing off with the prize?
Chelmsford - Alex
aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012
First to cook in Chelmsford yummy mummy Alex Sullivan aims to impress with a birthday party-themed night that includes an uncomfortable school reunion for two guests and a striptease.
Made in Chelsea Special
aired: Fri, Mar 30, 2012
A week of competitive dining in the Black Country, featuring some raw chicken, a few hidden agendas, and a dramatic final twist to proceedings. Going head to head for the £1000 prize are traditionalist Deborah Green, tattoo-lover Kat Whyton, community worker Nick Bassett and Italian Francesco Ceccarelli.
Bath - Becky
aired: Thu, Mar 29, 2012
Fourth to host in Bath is cafe worker Becky Tyler. With her day job heavily influencing her choice of starter, Becky sets out to put on a menu of great British fare, but what will Denis, the fussy French foodie and society gal Liv make of sandwiches for a starter? The theme for the evening is "Mad Hat" tea party and Becky is making the hats, so no surprises to see Jon's is covered in tomato sauce sachets. With a theme like that no one will expect a visit from a troop of Morris dancers, which will delight fancy footed ex-raver Mel, but horrify an already traumatised Liv. And just exactly where did that horse come from?
Bath - Jon
aired: Wed, Mar 28, 2012
It's day three of the competition in Bath and the turn of handyman Jon Wicheard to wow his four guests. Jon is a man of simple, yet strange taste, bemusing his fellow diners by dousing all his meals in his special sauce: tomato ketchup. Tonight is no different, and his secret stash is finally revealed. Expectations for Jon's food are pretty low as his fellow guests are convinced he can't cook, none more so than arrogant Frenchman Denis Verrier, who thinks the food won't be up to his usual standards. Likewise sandwich fanatic Becky isn't expecting much, but ex-raver Mel is excited at the possibility of a disco on the night. Will Jon's simple grub leave him bottom of the pile?
Bath - Mel
aired: Tue, Mar 27, 2012
Second to host in the Roman Spa town of Bath is ex-raver and single mum Mel Lewis-Leger. Mel's treating her guests to a night of Cajun food and an "Old School" rave party. But will that go down well with Jon, the ketchup-loving handy man, who has an aversion to anything spicy, and social climber Liv who detests any form of forced entertainment? Picky Frenchman Denis has already rubbed the other guests up the wrong way after the first night with his arrogant bragging. Will he be able to contain himself tonight? Mel may be intending to send her guests "raving" mad, but will her food be too hot to handle?
Bath - Liv
aired: Mon, Mar 26, 2012
It's day one of the competition in the picturesque town of Bath, and first up to host is posh girl about town Liv Sargeant. Liv decides to kick things off with a sophisticated evening, complete with black tie dress code, which goes down better with some guests than others. The complete strangers that Liv has to win over are vegetarian ex-raver Mel Lewis-Leger; sandwich fanatic Becky Tyler; French patriot and food snob Denis Verrier, and finally local handyman Jon Wicheard, a man with simple tastes. Will Liv manage to pull off the stylish soiree she's aiming for, or will her hopes of a chic night be dashed by Jon's sudden revelation that he can only eat his dinner if it's accompanied by a certain type of special red sauce...
Basildon - All in One
aired: Fri, Mar 23, 2012
Four cooks in Basildon go head-to-head in a week of competitive dining featuring turkey twizzlers, spotted dick and quite a lot of conflict. Taking part are advertising sales exec Antonia Price, self-confessed loud-mouth and hairdresser Vicky Hilton, gym-fanatic web developer Ryan Brown, and career coach and local councillor Andy Baggott.
aired: Thu, Mar 22, 2012
On day four in east London it's the turn of bar owner Delia Elliot to host. Cordon Bleu cook Delia has purposefully played down her menu in an attempt to wow her guests. Despite this, expectations are high. As the elder of the group, Delia's confident she can teach her young diners a thing or two about how to throw a good dinner party. However not all the youngsters want to listen; especially prankster Alan who ends up having a row with Delia, leading Simran to hide under the table!
East London - Alan
aired: Wed, Mar 21, 2012
It's day three in east London and jack-the-lad Alan Price aims to wow his guests with a medieval themed feast. After two nights of disappointing food, Alan hopes he can raise the standard this week with an ambitious menu. But his dinner party doesn't get off to the best start when his medieval table decoration - a whole pig's head! - sends vegetarian Simran in to a state of panic and earns him a tongue lashing from Delia. Things don't improve when dirty plates and hapless hosting leave Chintu and Yoshki less than impressed.
East London - Yoshki
aired: Tue, Mar 20, 2012
On day two in east London, laid-back comedian Yoshki Greenberg aims to throw a relaxing dinner party and give her guests a good laugh. But Yoshki has a surprise up her sleeve - on arrival she hands her guests animal-themed pyjama suits. Sadly not all the guests are put at ease by wearing somebody else's clothes, especially as they haven't even been washed! And can Yoshki put a smile on her guests' faces with her stand-up comedy act?
East London - Simran
aired: Mon, Mar 19, 2012
It's day one of the competition in east London. Fashionista Simran Samra hosts a glitz and glam night for her guests as she goes head to head with doctor Chintu Gademsetty, comedian Yoshki Greenberg, city boy Alan Price and businesswoman Delia Elliot. Simran cooks meat despite being a vegetarian and buys wine despite the fact she knows nothing about it, and then the main course isn't a success. City boy Alan rubs a few of the guests up the wrong way with his over-bearing nature but Simran attempts to create a diversion with some comedy accents.
East Sussex - All in One
aired: Fri, Mar 16, 2012
This week of competitive dining includes lemon curd souffle, a stray dog-hair in the dinner, a strange tale concerning a trip to the dentist, and an Alice in Wonderland menu. Going head to head for the prize are food lover Dizz Byrom-Colburn, businessman John Hammond, attention-seeking Daniel Gray, and mad-as-a-hatter Tracey Waters.
Blackpool - Jason
aired: Thu, Mar 15, 2012
In Blackpool driving Instructor Jason Howitt has a music-festival theme in mind for his evening. But as sparks begin to fly, is joker Jason able to keep things upbeat?
Blackpool - Jason
aired: Tue, Mar 13, 2012
It's day two in Blackpool and DJ Jason Fubar is hoping to impress his dinner guests by transforming his front room into a nightclub.
Blackpool - Kathryn
aired: Mon, Mar 12, 2012
First to host in Blackpool is housewife Kathryn Hoskisson, who's hoping to go to the top of the class with her 'Back2Skool'-themed dinner party.
Cardiff - All in One
aired: Sun, Mar 11, 2012
Four weird and wonderful nights in Cardiff, featuring a two-pronged tongue, supper in a tattoo parlour, grace before dinner, and line dancing. Battling it out are Martine Dorey, gospel singer Carmen Gilfin, metal-mouthed tattoo artist Chris Jones, and ditsy stay-a- home mum Monica Utting.
Stockport - All in One
aired: Fri, Mar 9, 2012
In Stockport, four diners take part in a week of competitive dining featuring some surprising revelations, a few bombshells, an evening of mystery, and quite a bit of chaos. Taking part are bank clerk Alastair Lomas, student Amy Green, recruitment consultant Gillian Twist, and the mysterious man from Maryland, mechanic Samuel Norrin.
Newport - Sarah
aired: Thu, Mar 8, 2012
It's day four in Newport and loud-and-proud housewife Sarah Kinnear hosts an evening of all things Welsh - that is, except for the menu - with her guests arriving in full 'Welsh icon' attire, followed by a heated over-dinner debate.
Celebrity Come Dine with Me
aired: Wed, Mar 7, 2012
Up next in Newport is 23-year-old radio journalist Emma Jones, who serves up an American-themed evening of crab cakes, pulled pork and cheerleading! Will her stars and stripes night be enough to win her the prize?
Newport - Pippa
aired: Tue, Mar 6, 2012
Day two in Newport and peace activist Pippa Bartolotti hopes to work her magic with an 'Up-cycling' dinner party, including locally-sourced vegetarian food, charity shop dress, and fortune-telling with witch doctor's bones!
Newport - Jay
aired: Mon, Mar 5, 2012
Kicking-off the culinary competition in Newport is 43-year-old theatre enthusiast Jay Coleman, who hopes to razzle-dazzle his guests with a theatrical themed evening and international menu.
Costa del Sol - All in One
aired: Fri, Mar 2, 2012
Battling it out on the Costa del Sol are four expats in a week featuring some odd food, shameless name dropping, some bare-cheek service, and a kitchen fiasco where a host loses his tempura. Taking part are fun-loving Welsh emigre Kate Forrest, gardening guru Ben Knight, friend-of-the-famous and bus driver Tony Reddin, and straight-talking Marilyn Bevins.
York - Yvonne
aired: Thu, Mar 1, 2012
Pint-sized nurse Yvonne McGill hosts a 'black and white swinging 60s' dinner party on Day 4 in York - but she worries that straight-talking Steve will ruin the evening for everyone.
aired: Wed, Feb 29, 2012
Next to host in York is hippy hostess Annie Albericci, who hopes to bring peace, love and harmony to the table with her 'festival chic' themed evening, and some entertainment from Hendrix the dog! But will Steve Carlyle ruin the mood?
York - Trevor
aired: Tue, Feb 28, 2012
It's Day 2 in York, and eccentric ghost-walker Trevor Rooney throws a 'Fright Night' themed evening with a ghoulish menu in a haunted bric-a-brac warehouse, accompanied by his ventriloquist doll, Woody.
York - Steve
aired: Mon, Feb 27, 2012
First to host in York is motivational master and training guru Steve Carlyle, whose 'sophisticated' dinner party, complete with butler and posh nosh, does anything but boost his reputation.
Watford - All in One
aired: Fri, Feb 24, 2012
A week of competitive dining In Watford includes sumo wrestling, some very controversial opinions, a dash of DayGlo, a house full of dead animals, and some lettuce soup. Taking part is bubbly stay-at-home mum Mandy Godman, the highly opinionated Danny Walsh, soft-hearted nursery nurse, Claire Scotchett, who likes all things gothic, and Perrie Dixon, a man whose taste in clothes is pure designer, and whose taste in home decor is kooky.
Belfast - Rosie
aired: Thu, Feb 23, 2012
Next to host in Belfast is charity worker and confident cook Rosie Smyth, who hopes to win over fussy Fiona and new best friend Cat with a 'come as your teenage self' evening.
Belfast - Cat
aired: Wed, Feb 22, 2012
Twenty-five-year-old freelance feminist writer Cat Anderson hopes to raise the bar with a home-cooked feast, live music and her bohemian chic style on Day 3 in Belfast.
Belfast - Lenny
aired: Tue, Feb 21, 2012
It's Day 2 in Belfast and Jamaican lifeguard Lenny Irving serves up some authentic Caribbean cuisine with a hint of masculine flavour, in a bid to win over glamorous navy officer Fiona.
Belfast - Marcus
aired: Mon, Feb 20, 2012
First to host in Belfast is make-up artist and female impersonator Marcus Hunter-Neill - AKA Lady Portia Diamante - who steals the limelight with a red-carpet-themed evening.
Glasgow - Caroline
aired: Fri, Feb 17, 2012
It's the final day of the competition, and bubbly blonde Caroline Wardrope hosts a '70s-themed disco diva party complete with a mystery menu... and some shocking revelations...
Glasgow - Siobhan
aired: Thu, Feb 16, 2012
It's day 4 and music teacher and professional flautist Siobhan Daly plans to beat the boys with a rock and pop icons evening.
Glasgow - Mandy
aired: Wed, Feb 15, 2012
Dance fanatic Mandy Wong hosts a Latin dance-fever evening with an Asian-inspired menu - and a disastrous dessert.
Glasgow - Paul
aired: Tue, Feb 14, 2012
It's Day 2 in Glasgow and cheeky Paul Cowan seems more interested in dishing out practical jokes than Balmoral steak and 'Cream Puff'!
Glasgow - Craig
aired: Mon, Feb 13, 2012
First to host in Glasgow is make-up artist Craig Alexander Wilson, who throws a glitz and glamour party complete with edible glitter and sparklers!
Sheffield - All in One
aired: Fri, Feb 10, 2012
Four amateur cooks in Sheffield compete in a week of dining featuring feuding, risque anecdotes, some fine food, and a raging battle over whether wine corks or screw-top lids are best. Taking part are bohemian erotic author Jude Calvert-Toulmin, telecom sales executive Robert Tingle, student Lucy Croft and IT boss Neil Goodwin.
Oxford - James
aired: Thu, Feb 9, 2012
The knives are out on Day 4 in Oxford as doggy day-care owner James Hearle finds that tempers are rising on his night as host.
Oxford - Victoria
aired: Wed, Feb 8, 2012
Mum of three Victoria Collett stars Day 3 in Oxford with a few culinary disasters and a Caribbean curry that leaves a bitter taste.
Oxford - Richard
aired: Tue, Feb 7, 2012
It's Day 2 in Oxford and inventor Richard Berrecloth serves up an entirely homemade extravaganza, including some rather 'unique' entertainment.
Oxford - Marlon
aired: Mon, Feb 6, 2012
First to host in Oxford is resident ladies' man Marlon Williams, whose love- island themed evening gets off to a rather shambolic start - and ends with smashing plates!
Medway, Kent - Patrick
aired: Fri, Feb 3, 2012
Battling it out in Oldham are student Vicki Shea, `cultured' Am-dram director James Schofield, cocktail barman Ben Brooks, and self-confessed man-eater Kathy Howard.
South London - All in One
aired: Thu, Feb 2, 2012
In East Kent dog-lover Sally hopes to charm her guests with a 'Pretty in Pink' night, with posh pink food and pink table decorations. Even her pooches can't escape the pink dress code
East Kent - Sally
aired: Wed, Feb 1, 2012
Day three's host in East Kent is Emma. Sadly the self-professed foodie finds her main described as 'a pet on a plate', while straight-talking Alex describes the whole thing as rather odd.
East Kent - Alexandra
aired: Tue, Jan 31, 2012
It's day two in East Kent and Alexandra plans a sophisticated menu of pan-European cuisine. But her starters put Sally's bean phobia under stress, and her veal main is controversial.
East Kent - Wes
aired: Mon, Jan 30, 2012
First to host in East Kent is 34-year-old carpenter Wes Leaver, a dinner party virgin who has high hopes for his science-themed evening.
South London - All in One
aired: Fri, Jan 27, 2012
Four south London residents go fork to fork. Australian comedian Colin Cole, tennis coach Josh Harvey, Marilyn Monroe lookalike Suzie Kennedy, and teacher Rachel Melito, in a week of dining featuring some small portions, fussy eating, and food shaped to resemble a pair of breasts.
Ipswich - Dave
aired: Thu, Jan 26, 2012
DJ Dave James is preparing a showbiz-themed evening for his guests and has asked them to come dressed as pop stars. Later, a shock revelation leaves some of the guests cold.
Ipswich - David
aired: Wed, Jan 25, 2012
Host David J Marks is under pressure to win over Kerrie, whom he offended last night. His salmon starter impresses all but DJ Dave, who details the gruesome things he'd rather do than eat it.
Celebrity Christmas Special
aired: Tue, Jan 24, 2012
Millwall fan Kerrie Pankhurst is playing host with a football-themed evening. Kerrie contends with fish-hating Dave and a guest's snub of her beloved club.
Ipswich - Kerrie
aired: Mon, Jan 23, 2012
First to host is theatre-lover Claire, who is hoping to impress with her panto-themed night. But with one guest reluctant to join in, can Claire even win over the rest of her guests?
Newport - Nick
aired: Fri, Jan 20, 2012
Four cooks battle it out in a week of loud suits, shoddy hosting, bad food, strong opinions, showgirls, a Laurel and Hardy tribute act and an absolute belter of an argument. Taking part are Claire McCourt, Ken Webster, Stewart Chapman Wilson and Claire Oliver.
East Lancashire - Nigel
aired: Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Chelsea's Mediterranean evening begins with the boys having a punch-up over a punchbag. And then the girls discover a secret Chelsea's been keeping from them.
East Lancashire - Chris
aired: Wed, Jan 18, 2012
Perfectionist Chris Slater does his best to add a touch of class to the week. He even makes the guests take off their shoes. But the spicy main course leads to acid reflux for Jenna.
East Lancashire - Jenna
aired: Tue, Jan 17, 2012
Young businesswoman Jenna Tattersall is hosting an evening dressed in white - to party all night. But will Jenna's bouncy-castle entertainment on full stomachs end badly?
East Lancashire - Vicki
aired: Mon, Jan 16, 2012
First to host in East Lancashire is Vicki Fairbrother, who cooks up sexy steak and banging banoffee cake, and also lays on a game involving a helmet and water.
Isle of Wight - All in One
aired: Fri, Jan 13, 2012
The four battling for the prize on the Isle of Wight are local celebrity and singer Derek Sandy, eco-entrepreneur Rob Drake-Knight, single mum Claire Cheek and posh pensioner Tina Raymond. Their eventful dinner parties feature rum punch and limbo dancing, a glamorous red-carpet complete with paparazzi, and an overdose of 'bling'.
aired: Fri, Jan 6, 2012
Tina Malone from Shameless takes on scandal sensation Imogen Thomas, ex-Hollyoaks actor Paul Danan, and 80s pop star David Van Day in a week of competitive dining for charity. Tina Malone is first into battle with her impressive three-meat roast. But she is not impressed with having to spend the week with 'prat' David Van Day and 'crazy' Paul Danan. Imogen Thomas throws a '007 Dressed to Kill' themed evening. David brings his water pistol. For Paul's hip hop night, Imogen comes in an open hoodie and just a bikini. David's night is an 80s night featuring 'Madonna', 'Tina Turner', 'Michael Jackson', and David singing live.
Derry/Londonderry - All in One
aired: Sun, Jan 1, 2012
This week of competitive dining comes from Northern Ireland and features a controversial seaweed starter, some alternative therapies, some arguing and a stray hair. Taking part is full-time mum and self-proclaimed `crazy yank' Sheila Whelan Duffy; part-time call centre op Caroline Patterson; cost administrator Eunan Quigley; and pooch potty company director David Kavanagh.
Watch Come Dine with Me episodes from 2011
Celebrity Christmas Special
aired: Fri, Dec 30, 2011
The final pantomime curtain call is provided by former Doctor Who actor Colin Baker, whose Cinderella themed evening is a ball. After 30 years of avoiding anything resembling cooking a meal, Colin has to master the art of a three-course dinner, while Danny takes him on a journey back through time. Entertainment is provided by Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer as you've never seen him before, and one of the guests walks away with a Christmas present of £1000 for charity.
Celebrity Christmas Special
aired: Thu, Dec 29, 2011
It's Day 4 of the pantomime inspired Christmas special and the host is soap actor-turned-panto-star Danny Young, who's putting on an Aladdin-themed evening for his guests. Danny prefers takeaways to cooking and normally leaves things to his girlfriend. It soon becomes clear that he's been given a hand in preparing his meal, which he still manages to mess up. His guests arrive resplendent in Far Eastern costumes. The arrival of a belly dancer lightens the mood and there's wall-to-wa ll wobbling flesh as the celebrities burn off some of the calories they've just consumed.
Celebrity Christmas Special
aired: Wed, Dec 28, 2011
Day 3's pantomime is Snow White, casting model Bianca Gascoigne in the lead role as host. Her welcome certainly doesn't fall flat and, with her bevy of seven dwarves, her entertainment hits just the right note. However, it's not just the spuds on the stove simmering, as tensions at the table between 'Nasty Nick' Bateman and Linda Nolan threaten to boil over. Will Bianca's festive blow-out impress her guests or will tensions cost her the £1000 charity prize?
Celebrity Come Dine with Me - Rodney Marsh
aired: Tue, Dec 27, 2011
It's Philip Olivier's turn to play host and things don't start well as he's battling a terrible hangover from the night before. He eventually gets it together, but forgets to serve wine.
Celebrity Christmas Special
aired: Mon, Dec 26, 2011
The competion starts with Julia Bradbury who gets ready to entertain Hollyoaks heartthrob Philip Olivier; ex-MP Edwina Currie; and entertainer Christopher Biggins.
Newport - Nick
aired: Fri, Dec 23, 2011
Four comedians do culinary battle for charity. Going head-to-head in this festive special are Sean Hughes, Gina Yashere, Paul Tonkinson and Duncan Norvelle. Sean serves up a non-festive, nonsense-sounding menu of `squibby's delight', `mumsy's surprise' and `Irish odlums', all containing the same ingredient - home-made vegetarian stew. He also hires a Smiths tribute band for entertainment. Duncan Norvelle's night includes a live nativity scene, a Cliff Richard impersonator, opera singers and fireworks. But how does his cooking hold up? Paul Tonkinson impresses with his home-made cooking and some feel-good Christmas carol singers, while Gina lays on a risky raw-food menu, some festive fancy dress and a group dance with a gospel choir.
Worcestershire - Chris
aired: Thu, Dec 22, 2011
On Day 4 in Worcestershire, Teresa Cox is hoping to win over her guests with a rich, sumptuous feast that should score top marks. She's asked the diners to come dressed as 'Ghosts of Old London' and begins the night by sending them off to the cellar on a hunt for apparitions. The lobster starter impresses everyone, but when the conversation turns to the paranormal there are mixed reactions.
Worcestershire - Tim
aired: Wed, Dec 21, 2011
It's Day 3 in Worcestershire and party boy publican Tim Lawson is hoping to win over his guests with a raucous country-themed blow-out featuring a novel take on a prawn cocktail. But when one participant brings along hand-crafted 'egg-a-likes' of her fellow diners, not everyone is impressed. And a disagreement over a white bread allergy turns the evening a little sour.
Worcestershire - Pippa
aired: Tue, Dec 20, 2011
On Day 2 of the competition in Worcestershire, beauty pageant queen and dinner-party virgin Pippa Langhorne throws a sophisticated Midsummer Night's Dream themed evening for her guests. She also provides entertainment with her singing dog Buddy, a local celebrity. But will she bewitch the diners with her canine crooner or is great hosting more about the grub?
Worcestershire - Claire
aired: Mon, Dec 19, 2011
It's the first day of the competition in Worcestershire and fitness enthusiast Claire Wier is producing a low-fat menu for her guests. As if healthy eating wasn't enough, she gets them working up an appetite with an aerobic workout. But will her healthy options win the diners over or will she just end up getting a skinny score?
Croydon - All in One
aired: Fri, Dec 16, 2011
Battling it out in Herefordshire is 47-year-old customer service advisor Mandy Fincher, `professional bum' John Harrington, actor Simon Blood DeVay, and straight-talking accountant Sarah Haines, in a week of competitive dining featuring some sulking, outrageous flirting, a bit of medieval sword fighting, and a jump in the pool.
Lincolnshire - Nijjar
aired: Thu, Dec 15, 2011
It's day four in Lincolnshire, and tattoo artist Indy Nijjar is hosting a summer-themed dinner party. But what do his guests make of the 'bring swimwear' dress code?
Lincolnshire - Sharon
aired: Wed, Dec 14, 2011
In Lincolnshire it's the turn of entrepreneur Sharon Wright - who is bringing to the competition all the tenacity and commitment she applies to her business career. Sharon's repeatedly practised her key dishes of seared scallops, crispy top pork belly, and chocolate praline tart; hoping to impress her guests with three perfectly cooked courses. She has a strict schedule and has thought through her guests' every need. She even gets a gardener round to make sure the garden is in full bloom.
Lincolnshire - Skip
aired: Tue, Dec 13, 2011
Day two in Lincolnshire sees history teacher Skip Schultz plan an evening celebrating his American roots. But what secret does Skip have to reveal to his guests? While Skip's guests are impressed with the starter, the main proves a confusing flop. Will Skip's entertainment save the day?
Linclonshire - Jose
aired: Mon, Dec 12, 2011
It's day one of this brand new competition, set in Lincolnshire, and Carrie Bradshaw-wannabe Jose Stewart is hosting a Sex and the City meets Marbella night for her guests. Jose's guests are teacher Skip Schultz tattoo artist Indy Nijjar, entrepreneur Sharon Wright, and ditzy admin worker Jessica Carroll. Jose struggles to keep her eye on the game, too busy twitter-stalking celebrities to concentrate on cooking her Spanish-themed menu. Later she introduces children's party games to entertain her guests and a game of truth or dare, with some interesting revelations, and even an unlikely romantic encounter.
Stockport - John
aired: Fri, Dec 9, 2011
Battling it out this time are a potty-mouthed pensioner, a wrestler, a mouthy mum and a marketing director. Expect some unsavoury dinner table conversation and a battle of the sexes. Pensioner Jean Lintorn, wrestler 'Psycho' Stevie Flint, mouthy-mum Jess Hardacre and marketing director Scott Whittaker are the contestants.
Stockport - Kristen
aired: Thu, Dec 8, 2011
All-American gal Kristen Cooley plans to bring the Wild West to Stockport for one night only and dazzle her guests with an American-themed party.
Stockport - Sam
aired: Wed, Dec 7, 2011
Civil servant Sam Kitching takes his turn at hosting. Sam's aim is to charm the ladies with his delights, while shooting down in flames his older arch rival, the retired copper John Brinnand.