Bargain Loving Brits in the Sun September 28 2022 on Channel 5


Bargain Loving Brits in the Sun [month] [dt] [year] on Channel 5 21Today, September 28 2022, Channel 5 presents the series where residents of popular holiday destinations look for the best deals on food and activities.

Bargain Loving Brits in the Sun Today, September 28 2022

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Thursday, 29 September 2022Documentary following British expats who left the damp and grey conditions of the UK for a new 'cheap-as-chips' life in the Spanish sun.
Friday, 30 September 2022Documentary following British expats who left the damp and grey conditions of the UK for a new 'cheap-as-chips' life in the Spanish sun.
Monday, 3 October 2022Documentary following British expats who left the damp and grey conditions of the UK for a new 'cheap-as-chips' life in the Spanish sun.
Tuesday, 4 October 2022Documentary following British expats who left the damp and grey conditions of the UK for a new 'cheap-as-chips' life in the Spanish sun.
Wednesday, 5 October 2022Documentary following British expats who left the damp and grey conditions of the UK for a new 'cheap-as-chips' life in the Spanish sun.
Thursday, 6 October 2022Documentary following British expats who left the damp and grey conditions of the UK for a new 'cheap-as-chips' life in the Spanish sun.
Friday, 7 October 2022Documentary following British expats who left the damp and grey conditions of the UK for a new 'cheap-as-chips' life in the Spanish sun.
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Wednesday, 28 September 2022Documentary following British expats who left the damp and grey conditions of the UK for a new 'cheap-as-chips' life in the Spanish sun.
Tuesday, 27 September 2022Documentary following British expats who left the damp and grey conditions of the UK for a new 'cheap-as-chips' life in the Spanish sun.
Monday, 26 September 2022Documentary following British expats who left the damp and grey conditions of the UK for a new 'cheap-as-chips' life in the Spanish sun.
Friday, 23 September 2022Miles, the owner of a Scarborough gift shop, plans to sell his own brand of water from the shops and has had a special label made to stick on the bottles, while Lisa and Kurt, the owners of a Blackpool cafe, plan to open a nostalgic film and video store.
Thursday, 22 September 2022The hardworking individuals who create holiday magic for visitors to the UK's iconic seaside towns. Taj and TK Bola, owners of a bar and nightclub complex near the seafront in Skegness, are planning to open a whole new floor dedicated to creating photo-worthy 'Instagram Moments' for their holidaymaker guests. Meanwhile, in Blackpool, entertainer Max is putting on a new show with his troupe of dancers, singers, and contortionists in one of the resort's hotels. John Thomson provides narration.
Wednesday, 21 September 2022When John Nuttall's daughter Talia reveals she will be away for the majority of the busy summer season, he hires a young apprentice for his donkey rides business in Skegness. Miles and his group of volunteers in Scarborough are determined to clean up the beach before the summer tourists arrive.
Tuesday, 20 September 2022Following a new generation of hard workers who create holiday magic for visitors to Skegness and Blackpool. Belinda, a Skegness-based entertainer and singer, is up first. Belinda has had a difficult couple of years because the gigs she requires to survive have simply not materialised. But she has a good feeling about this season, and she has finally secured a booking at her local village hall, where a very special guest will be present.
Monday, 19 September 2022No show today
Friday, 16 September 2022Documentary that follows Britons looking to live the high life on a low budget in some of the country's favourite holiday resorts
Thursday, 15 September 2022Wayne, a one-man Beatles tribute act, is followed by cameras as he performs up and down the Costa del Sol and embarks on a new venture, establishing his own beer company.
Wednesday, 14 September 2022Cosmetics saleswoman Val has a brand new business venture, offering personalised delivery of presents to loved ones of expats' friends and family back in the UK
Tuesday, 13 September 2022Meeting Val, an 82-year-old Welshwoman who is now a bargain-seeking Brit living in Mijas on the Costa del Sol. Today, she's going to be making her way down a local valley on a zip wire, with her best friend Alan and a couple of other Brits with a combined age of 313 years. Cameras also follow restaurant owner Paula, her dog Piglet, flatmate Lisa, and the entire staff of Benidorm's Mad Munk.
Monday, 12 September 2022A couple who swapped the pleasures of Essex for a home in a lovely 'pueblo blanco,' or traditional white village, on a mountain overlooking the Mediterranean. They've set up there as cheesemongers, bringing the delights of British cheeses such as Cheddar, Stilton and Wensleydale to a passionate expat and increasing Spanish clientele
Friday, 9 September 2022Andrea and Paul moved to Spain 15 years ago and have never returned. They own a show bar in La Cala and recently closed their doors to expand. They've spent all of their savings and invested 50,000 euros in the renovation. However, tourism has been slow this year, and their potential goldmine has had to close for six months. They've set a date to reopen, but are they on the right track? Cameras also return to Saydo Park, an enclave at the foot of the Andalusian Mountains filled with static caravans, mobile homes, and Brits.
Thursday, 8 September 2022Meeting the supremo of bargaining and bartering Tony Carey and his wife Claire, who moved to Saydo Park less than a year ago and purchased their mobile home for a steal. There is also a return to familiar places. Joe and Jan, who have been married for 47 years, gave their animal charity to their friend Jacqui last year in order to enjoy their retirement. Jan, 69, was diagnosed with breast cancer, which was unthinkable at the time.
Wednesday, 7 September 2022Visiting with former dancer and onsite sales guru Bambi, who is working harder than ever as part of the caravan sales team. She welcomes Alan and Caroline, a British couple, to their new static home and also shows viewers inside her own luxury caravan. What her neighbours don't realise is that a new caravan park is in the works, and Bambi's bosses have asked her to relocate. John Thomson provides narration.
Tuesday, 6 September 2022Two expats buy the bar they discovered on their honeymoon 21 years ago, while a tattooist doubles as a reggae singer and a do-it-yourself visual artist. A Scottish couple purchased a low-cost Segway business, but making it profitable requires a lot of hard work.
Monday, 5 September 2022Expats Graham and Linda hope to open a pies-only takeaway in Benalmadena, but their plans have been put on hold until the council grants them permission. Will it all turn out to be a pipe dream? At the campsite charity fete, Bambi and her neighbour Johnny, who is also her former dance partner, try to rekindle their old magic. Taffy and Leanne have started their own pool maintenance company, but it is their own pool that is giving them the most trouble.
Friday, 2 September 2022Arrivals at Saydo Park Carole and Phyllis already enjoy their lives in Spain, but they want to learn more about the local culture, so they sign up for fellow resident Margaret's mystery tour. What will it lead them to? Rocky, a tree surgeon, faces danger on a daily basis as he tends to the Costa del Sol's high branches, while Dean, a young magician, faces the first night of a residency at the Chamber of Secrets theatre.
Thursday, 1 September 2022A crown green bowling team in Saydo is determined to break their losing streak, while Joe and Jan receive devastating news about the dog shelter's future. A Peterborough man who moved to the Costa Del Sol launches his mobile cocktail bar, and a former racehorse who has been rehomed and returned to the rescue centre may have finally found the right owner.
Wednesday, 31 August 2022Artists David and Carol, who have been living abroad for years and have a shortfall in their UK pension, try to sell some of their work at a market in Fuengirola. Noel, a camper and DJ with a 10-year plan to buy a bar, prepares to spin tunes at his biggest gig of the year, the National San Juan festival. Former Playboy bunny Michelle and her husband Tony are also being followed by cameras, as they have taken advantage of the Costa's roasting heat by purchasing an awning company.
Tuesday, 30 August 2022Expats Russell and Lindsay hope to entice customers to their convenience store with a variety of pastries, while retired nurse Susie and her husband Reg, who volunteer at a dog shelter, are preoccupied with a litter of ten puppies. Svetlana, a life coach, has gone viral for her online rants about the behaviour of expats on the Costa del Sol. But she has a surprise up her sleeve as she prepares to record another monologue.
Monday, 29 August 2022No show today
Friday, 26 August 2022Documentary following British vacationers on the Costa del Sol. Bambi shows newcomers Howard and Lynne around the campground and treats them to a Bollywood night. However, the couple is unaware that the host has recently gone vegan, so it turns out to be a meat-free knees-up. Kim and Matt reopen their chip shop after a devastating fire forced them to close for a year, and Harrison is at the marina selling tickets for the Black Pearl pirate ship tour.
Thursday, 25 August 2022John and Barry, better known as Dragtastic, get to work repairing dozens of outfits while also working their day jobs of cooking and teaching. In other news, Ray and Christine try to adjust to the extreme summer heat, while Jill, the founder of the ARCH horse charity, rushes to the aid of a neglected white stallion.
Wednesday, 24 August 2022Mandy and Christian's Pride parade arrives, but what starts out as a stressful day only gets worse when the generator that powers the speakers fails. Will the duo be able to turn things around, or will the revellers be forced to dance to a silent soundtrack? Meanwhile, Bury couple Andy and Sue settle into their static caravan in the Spanish countryside, and cockney limo driver Johnny Diamond books two big jobs on the same night.
Tuesday, 23 August 2022The annual Pride festival's organisers, Christian and Mandy, are 4,000 euros short of the 18,000 euros needed to stage the weekend-long party - and the costumes are seven sizes too big. Can the duo save the day with only two weeks left? Cameras also follow Cath, a bar owner, as she prepares to host a hen party for 14 excited Northern Irish women, and Peter, a Leeds lad who publishes a free pocket guide to the Costa del Sol.
Monday, 22 August 2022Jill, the owner of a horse rescue organisation, rushes to the aid of a stranded animal on the side of the road. Nicole and Aaron, a young couple, want to buy and refurbish a campervan so they can travel the world holding fitness boot camps. Former call-center employee Courtney and her boyfriend Michael are given the opportunity to open their own bar, but their boss quickly puts them under pressure to get it open as soon as possible.
Friday, 19 August 2022Jacqui, a market vendor from Sheffield, is the subject of the cameras as she tries to maximise her profits at the Costa del Sol promenade's tourist night markets. There is also a look at Victor, a former publican from Cockney who has been living in his RV for the past 18 years. Will he have to sell everything, though, with only his pension to live on and his mobile palace in need of renovation?
Thursday, 18 August 2022The West Midlander Vince races to make his new bar ready after mistakingly believing he was paying for a functioning bar when, in reality, he had just purchased the building's lease, leaving him to handle the rest himself. In the meantime, Andy visits the coast purchasing and selling used furniture while former dancer Bambi organises a raunchy performance to raise money for a neighbourhood dog rescue centre.
Wednesday, 17 August 2022Graham, a pest controller who fights animals, insects, and vermin all across the Costa del Sol, is followed in the episode as he goes on a snake search and responds to an ant problem. In addition, there are two Welsh immigrants who settled in Spain to open a pub and the so-called "cat lady of the Costa del Sol," who feeds more than 100 stray cats and takes them to the veterinarian to be neutered.
Tuesday, 16 August 2022Welsh twosome Ben and Kate intend to realise their goal of owning a beachside tavern. They are looking at five pubs to rent with only £30,000 to cover their complete move. Will any of them, however, be adequate? Jo and Jan host an auction to generate money for their puppy rescue sanctuary, while Duncan, a car salesman, devises a daring scheme to keep his Costa del Sol dealership viable.
Monday, 15 August 2022Drag show In an effort to reach their goal of 100,000 euros, Wayne (also known as Miss Levi) and his husband Des organise a charity fun day for vulnerable moms and their kids that includes a high heel sprint and human-eating hippos. By offering "the world's largest breakfast," local heavy metal singer Jonny Hellraiser hopes to draw visitors to his 1950s-style eatery. Louise, a wedding planner, is busy, but she hasn't heard from her most recent couple in weeks, and she has no clue how many guests are expected.
Friday, 12 August 2022Another look at the lives of expats who left the UK to start over in the warm Spanish climate. Former Glasgow cab drivers Pete and Kath arrived in Benidorm with plans to retire, but instead took over a pub, while fitness expert and businessman Anthony set up a camping coach excursion to the Algar waterfalls. James, a female impersonator, and David, a partner, have hired a working farm, and it proves to be a hard learning curve for the two of them who have invested every dollar into the endeavour.
Thursday, 11 August 2022Another look at the lives of expats who left the UK to start over in the warm Spanish climate. Sisters Vina and Nilam start a company selling spice kits so that expats may create their own curries, while cabaret performer Mark, who performs on stage as Ruby Rox, makes a video to play as part of his performance. While retired man and metal detector enthusiast Stan spends his evenings exploring the beaches for spare coin, tattoo artists Blane and Mark are in need of new clients.
Wednesday, 10 August 2022The owner of an expat buy-and-sell website, Katie-Louise, is trying to convince companies to contribute to a charity auction that will be broadcast live on the radio. Meanwhile, Geoff, who recently purchased a van and outfitted it with a soft ice cream maker to become Benidorm's first Mr. Whippy, encounters a potentially fatal issue when his generator malfunctions.
Tuesday, 9 August 2022The weather doesn't exactly assist mother-and-daughter bar owners Lisa and Tia when they promote a Friday night BBQ. Dave and Tony's Mexican restaurant's first night appears to be a flop when it pours down rain. Dog rescuer Linda is concerned about ailing puppy Donny, while Sheffield seniors Phil and Jackie, who are famed for their bright, coordinated attire, peruse charity stores for even more outrageous clothes deals.
Monday, 8 August 2022Despite only being in Benidorm for a week, bar manager Chris and hairdresser Gary have already located the ideal flat and are hunting for employment. Chris, however, has another thought that includes asking his partner a unique question. Additionally, the programme checks up with Linda, who oversees a dog rescue organisation, and introduces Chris, a Bradford native who channelled his passion for buying and selling into the founding of an antique and used furniture store.
Friday, 5 August 2022Chris and Gary have made the decision to start over in Spain, moving there with just two suitcases, £3,500, and a hotel room for a few nights. Could their fantasy turn into a nightmare, though, because they had never been to Benidorm before? Graham from Scotland comes up with the concept of marketing planned pub crawls, whereas Graham from Fresh Radio, the drivetime DJ, confronts a problem when he is given his old job back because it would mean spending less time with girlfriend Jackie.
Thursday, 4 August 2022Vicky, a single mother, opens a bar; Antony, a fitness teacher, tries out aqua aerobics with foreigners; and self-made guy Wayne explains his source of income. Businesswoman Vikki, proprietor of Hepburn's Hair Salon, launches a new project by joining the ownership of Fresh Radio Spain. Will business partner Kev be able to open the new studio in time for the premiere broadcast?
Wednesday, 3 August 2022The video meets chef Lyne, who serves other expats home-cooked British food, and Frank and his family, who relocated to Spain from Reigate 13 years ago to operate a dealership close to the airport. On the morning of Benidorm Pride, drag performer Mark arrives for his final practise only to discover that the locker rooms are closed.
Tuesday, 2 August 2022Another glimpse into the life of expats who have left the UK for a new, cheaper life in the sun. With his drag performance Ruby Rox, ambitious Leeds native Mark is breaking out on the cabaret scene after winning a six-night residency in one of the resort's largest showbars. However, Mark and Blane, two Welshmen, don't seem to be doing so well. They recently launched their own tattoo parlour, and because they spent all of their funds on putting it up, they urgently need clients.
Monday, 1 August 2022More British people's lives now that they've left the rainy and gloomy UK for a dirt-cheap existence in the Spanish heat. Tony, the owner of an auction shop, is travelling to collect many pieces of furniture, while Lancashire-based fitness instructor Anthony takes some of his regulars on a mystery tour. Claire, formerly known as John, throws a party for all of her friends on the La Toretta Campsite. However, the girls are less than thrilled to learn that at the Mar Manor local saltwater lake near Lo Pagan, they must disrobe and smear themselves in mud.
Friday, 29 July 2022Cameras follow the adventures of grandma Linda, who founded a charity on the Costa Blanca to rescue and rehome dogs after being deeply touched by their predicament. Despite a successful first year in business for bar owner Dave, his business is hindered by the absence of a sun terrace, leading him to make a substantial investment that he believes will pay off. Meanwhile, Mick and Karen decide to sell the Showboat to Gary and Diane, Mick's brother, who are more eager to give it the necessary repairs. John Thomson narrates the story.
Thursday, 28 July 2022Wayne and Des, stars of the first season, are caught up in this episode. Since their previous appearance, they have purchased their joint residence and are now establishing a nonprofit organisation to aid women and children in need. The expat community comes together to support a fundraising effort. A couple wants to create a British chip store, Anthony puts together a Spice Girls replica act, and a wedding planner helps a bride who is a bodybuilder.
Wednesday, 27 July 2022A heroin addict in recovery who works as a fitness teacher tries to get out of his financial problems by throwing a street party as the owner of an auction house goes looking for fresh merchandise. An estate agent tries to sell her first home, while campsite entertainment manager Graham, who made an appearance in the first series, searches for new performers as business picks up.
Tuesday, 26 July 2022Before following up with some of the major characters from the season, the article includes a Top Ten Guide to Living in Benidorm on the Cheap, demonstrating that a frugal expat lifestyle is feasible for practically any budget. Eddie from the Scouse community, Dean from an Essex campground, and Maria from Wigan demonstrate how to convert a caravan into a house with all the modern conveniences and where to locate dirt cheap lodging.
Monday, 25 July 2022Drag performer James, alias Dusty Crack, wants to update his Amy Winehouse costume but is in need of money because his earnings have decreased from 100 euros every event to as low as 30. While retired Middlesbrough couple Eddie and Pauline are living on a strict budget at Villamar, Benidorm's largest campsite, where they view their pitch next to the campsite bins as a bonus, Paul and Jacqui run a bar that charges significantly more than other local establishments but draws customers by offering bingo, quiz nights, and British food.
Friday, 22 July 2022How former Wigan bar landlords Jill and Maria were able to successfully switch careers after purchasing a caravan for £300 and relocating to Benidorm, where Maria conducts online family history research and Jill works as a singer. Michelle, a mother of five, and her Spanish husband Paco are also featured in the episode as they try to cope with the closing of their campground company. Wayne, Des, and Paul also attempt to collect money for charity by creating the first naked calendar ever produced at the resort.
Thursday, 21 July 2022The observational documentary series examining the lives of British expats in Benidorm continues as entrepreneur Vikki plans to host a "Spanish Day" at her salon to entice her clientele from the UK to embrace the Spanish way of life more fervently. A painful breakup for Ben, a 21-year-old who owns the sole British-owned mobility scooter company in the resort, inspires his father Mick to fly in and offer some much-needed perspective. Additionally, the programme offers a glimpse inside the lives of twin sisters Catherine and Patricia, who are skilled savers and fastidious record-keepers. They once reduced their weekly spending to just one euro.
Wednesday, 20 July 2022Cameras follow 51-year-old Graham, who manages the entertainment at the well-known Villamar campground in Benidorm. Graham longs to be with his sweetheart Jackie, who lives in Northern Ireland, but she's 2,000 miles away. Additionally, profiles of Scouse singer Eddie, who is attempting to break into the Benidorm entertainment scene, and Amanda from Essex, who makes a career by marketing and leasing properties in Benidorm, are included.
Tuesday, 19 July 2022In the documentary on British expats in Spain, Tad, a former miner from Yorkshire who now operates a number of bars and restaurants serving English cuisine and beer to tourists from the UK, is the main subject. Additionally, cameras follow Dave, who works many jobs to support his family, as well as frugal retirees Mo and Peggy, who move between Benidorm and Bournemouth depending on the weather.
Monday, 18 July 2022A documentary series follows native Britons who relocated to Benidorm in search of some Spanish sun and a cheap lifestyle. They include Dean, an Essex boy who pays less than £300 a month for his bachelor pad, and Val, an Avon representative who ranks third in Spain in terms of sales and has her sights set on the top honour. Whereas Liverpool crooner Eddie aspires to break into the local entertainment scene, Wayne manages a cabaret club as his drag alter persona Ms Levi G, and both are under pressure to land gigs.


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