The Real Marigold Hotel on Tour, BBC One

The Real Marigold Hotel on Tour, BBC One

Fans of The Real Marigold Hotel will be delighted to hear that the very popular series will be retuning with The Real Marigold Hotel on Tour. This new series will not only explore the retirement opportunities in one country but a whole host of amazing places across the globe.

The upcoming four episodes, will see several retired celebrities travel to Russia, Mexico, Vietnam and Argentina to see if they could retire in any of the nations. Fan favourite Stanley Johnson will be returning for the new series alongside actress and Call The Midwife star, Miriam Margolyes, singer-songwriter, Sheila Ferguson and ex darts player Bobby George as they head to Russia's St Petersburg, where they will find out about unique health treatments, go motorcycling and discover more about the huge nation's political stance.

Sheila will also be heading to Argentina, where she will be joined by dancer Wayne Sleep, actor and singer Paul Nicholas and TV presenter Jan Leeming. In Argentina’s capital city of Buenos Aires, they’ll be trying out Tango dancing and exploring a range of courses for senior citizens, as well as going on a date.

Wayne will join, actress Stephanie Beacham, comedian Syd Little and chef Rosemary Shrager to experience the delights of a Vietnamese night train as they explore the South-East Asian country, before spending some time in Hanoi, where they will join cycling and art clubs, and climb a mountain. 

Rosemary and Paul will then be joined by the Krankies - Ian and Janette Tough - on a trip to Mexico where they will trial retirement in the warm climate. They will get active with some athletic experiences in Guadalajara and Ajijic as they get to grips with wrestling and kayaking.

The Real Marigold Hotel

We love the The Real Marigold Hotel. Starring nine retired celebrities, the show takes them to their new home in Udaipur in India to experience a different kind of retirement. 

If you've never seen the show before, it looks at how retirement could be for the famous senior citizens abroad in India. Along the way, the group face many challenges such as getting used to the diet and culture as well as living alongside one another. 

Starring retirees Selina Scott (journalist and breakfast TV presenter), Susan George (film and TV actress), Stephanie Beacham (TV and film actress, most famous for Dynasty), Ian and Janette Tough (aka the Krankies), Syd Little (comedian), Peter Dean (actor, famous for playing Pete Beale in Eastenders), Bob Champion (former jockey) and Stanley Johnson (politician and author, dad of Boris Johnson), expect to see the stars eating traditional Indian Cuisine, playing cricket and polo as well as learning to live together as a group.  

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