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Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x107
14.01.2012
Four amateur chefs on the Isle of Wight compete in the culinary challenge and the chance to win the £1,000 prize. Singer Derek Sandy, eco-entrepreneur Rob Drake-Knight, mother Claire Cheek and pensioner Tina Raymond host evenings featuring a red carpet and paparazzi, as well as a Caribbean-themed night.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x106
07.01.2012
 
Made In Chelsea - 2 17x105
03.01.2012
Made in Chelsea stars Caggie, Binky, Spencer and Mark-Francis take turns to host in the second of two specuial editions of the series.
 
Made In Chelsea - 1 17x104
03.01.2012
Made in Chelsea stars Caggie, Binky, Spencer and Mark-Francis take turns to host in the first of two specuial editions of the series.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x103
02.01.2012
Full-time mum Sheila Whelan Duffy hosts the first dinner party in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, hoping to impress call-centre worker Caroline Patterson, cost administrator Eunan Quigley and company director David Kavanagh. The week's highlights include a controversial seaweed dish, a selection of alternative therapies and a clash over a stray hair.
 
Celebrity Christmas Special - 5 17x102
31.12.2011
 
Celebrity Christmas Special - 4 17x101
30.12.2011
 
Celebrity Christmas Special - 3 17x100
29.12.2011
 
Celebrity Christmas Special - 2 17x99
28.12.2011
 
Celebrity Christmas Special - 1 17x98
27.12.2011
 
Comedians Christmas Special 17x97
24.12.2011
 
Series 17, Episode 80 17x96
24.12.2011
Chris Sheppard hosts the final dinner party in Worcestershire, throwing a black-tie-themed evening. He impresses some of his guests with his homemade sweet chilli sauce and potato towers, but Claire Wier finds the presentation pretentious, before the winner of the £1,000 prize is announced.
 
Series 17, Episode 79 17x95
23.12.2011
Teresa Cox hosts the fourth dinner party challenge from Worcestershire and hopes to woo her guests with a lobster starter and an extravagant main course. The menu seems to go down well with the diners, but when the conversation turns to the paranormal there are mixed reactions.
 
Series 17, Episode 78 17x94
22.12.2011
Beauty pageant queen Pippa Langhorne throws the second party in Worcestershire, and hopes to impress her fellow diners with a sophisticated Midsummer Night's Dream-themed event. However, her starter fails to win the approval of shellfish-hating Claire Weir, and Tim Lawson disapproves on the basis of his friendship with fish. Everyone is surprised as the hostess brings out an unusual dessert, and a guest appearance by her singing dog Buddy rounds off a memorable evening.
 
Series 17, Episode 77 17x93
21.12.2011
Beauty pageant queen Pippa Langhorne throws the second party in Worcestershire, and hopes to impress her fellow diners with a sophisticated Midsummer Night's Dream-themed event. However, her starter fails to win the approval of shellfish-hating Claire Weir, and Tim Lawson disapproves on the basis of his friendship with fish. Everyone is surprised as the hostess brings out an unusual dessert, and a guest appearance by her singing dog Buddy rounds off a memorable evening.
 
Series 17, Episode 76 17x92
20.12.2011
Fitness fanatic Claire Wier hosts the first party in Worcestershire and hopes her low-fat menu and pre-dinner exercise routines are enough to win her the £1,000 prize. However, her guests are not impressed that the evening meal is lacking in cream, fat, oil and butter.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x91
17.12.2011
Admin worker Jessica Carroll hosts the final party in Lincolnshire. Despite demonstrating a distinct lack of food knowledge over the course of the week, including asking teacher Skip Schultz if his pumpkin pie contained pumpkin, she hopes her Chinese meal and unusual pet will impress the guests.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x90
10.12.2011
Four amateur chefs in Nottingham compete for the £1,000 prize. Pensioner Jean Lintorn, wrestler `Psycho' Stevie Flint, mother Jess Hardacre and marketing director Scott Whittaker take turns hosting dinner parties, featuring a Mexican menu, a bout of singing, a debate on sexism and sangria served in a garage that has been turned into a bar.
 
Series 17, Episode 75 17x89
10.12.2011
Retired police officer John Brinnand hosts the final dinner party in Stockport, Greater Manchester, and hopes to impress his guests with a Thai menu. However, his entertainment leaves a few of the diners unimpressed, before the winner of the £1,000 prize is announced.
 
Series 17, Episode 74 17x88
09.12.2011
Kristen Cooley takes on the challenge as she hosts the fourth dinner party in Stockport. She plans to dazzle her guests with an American-themed party, but has to overcome the prejudice of her diners, who think this means cheeseburgers and fast food will be on the menu.
 
Series 17, Episode 73 17x87
08.12.2011
Civil servant Sam Kitching hosts the third dinner party in Stockport, and intends to put retired policeman John Brinnand in his place while charming the female guests. His Arabian dress code leaves the diners guessing what to wear, and the evening brings out another contestant's competitive spirit.
 
Series 17, Episode 72 17x86
07.12.2011
Would-be aristocrat Annie Targett throws the second party in Stockport, but her insistence on hosting a black-tie event fails to distract the other diners, who begin to search her home for evidence of her lineage. She hopes a selection of exotic food and a salsa session will charm her guests into giving her high marks, but her efforts look set to be overshadowed when the truth about her social standing is revealed.
 
Series 17, Episode 71 17x85
06.12.2011
Councillor Linda Weeks-Holt hosts the first party in Stockport, and prepares a rags-to-riches-themed dinner filled with northern delicacies. Despite one guest revealing she knows Prince Charles, Linda reclaims the limelight when she dons a sparkly outfit to entertain her diners on the keyboard.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x84
03.12.2011
Four amateur chefs from Dundee and Lothian compete for the £1,000 prize. Office administrator Cara-Anne Marshall, science student Ben Skerry, schoolteacher Jessica McLaren and prison manager Derek Taylor take turns hosting dinner parties featuring edible glitter, sumo-wrestling and a toilet-roll game.
 
Series 17, Episode 70 17x83
03.12.2011
Cheryl Pennell hosts the final dinner party in Norwich, serving her guests a meal from the back of her fish-and-chip shop van. However, things take a turn for the worse when one of the deep-fat fryers fails to heat up, putting her plans into disarray - but she still hopes to take home the £1,000 prize when the winner is announced.
 
Series 17, Episode 69 17x82
02.12.2011
Radio DJ Dave Webster hosts the fourth dinner party from Norwich and tries to woo his guests with a Norfolk-inspired menu, but the entertainment is dull and his self-indulgence causes a diner to lose her temper.
 
Series 17, Episode 68 17x81
01.12.2011
Part-time stand-up comedienne Amy Nicholson hosts the third dinner party in Norwich, but her guests are puzzled by her Middle Eastern menu. When the food is served, its unappetising appearance does not help matters, and local radio DJ Dave Webster steals some of her thunder by revealing he too is a comedian.
 
Series 17, Episode 67 17x80
30.11.2011
DJ Danny Bond, also known as Gadget Man, throws the second dinner party in Norwich, pushing his culinary skills to the limit ahead of the event. The food on offer goes down well with his guests, but the host himself is unimpressed with the outcome, and his continued absence from the table disappoints his fellow diners.
 
Series 17, Episode 66 17x79
29.11.2011
MA student and part-time waitress Miranda Robinson hosts the first party in Norwich, but some guests find her starter hard to swallow. The main of sea bass with roasted vegetables will need to impress if she is to stand a chance of walking away with the £1,000 prize at the end of the week.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x78
26.11.2011
Four amateur chefs from Coventry compete to win the £1,000 prize. Magician Gareth Twynam, mother-of-two Sumi Malhortra-Chauhan, recruitment consultant Kristy Mooney and salesman Phil Roberts take turns hosting dinner parties featuring a chilli challenge, crazy golf, a hint of Bollywood and one-upmanship among the male guests.
 
Series 17, Episode 65 17x77
26.11.2011
Community project manager Terence Wallen hosts the final dinner party in Birmingham, and plans to clamp down on any boisterous behaviour. His menu features parrot-fish and his guests receive massages before the winner of the £1,000 prize is announced.
 
Series 17, Episode 64 17x76
25.11.2011
Patricia Jones hosts the fourth dinner party from Birmingham and hopes to impress her guests with an Irish-themed menu and a personal performance of a Celtic classic. But hair in the food, accusations of game playing and an outburst from the host put a dampener on the evening.
 
Series 17, Episode 63 17x75
24.11.2011
Music graduate and doll's house collector Sarah Ward hosts the third dinner party in Birmingham and sets out to entertain her guests with a Tudor-style dance. However, an impromptu trumpet performance is not welcomed by the other diners.
 
Series 17, Episode 62 17x74
23.11.2011
Catering assistant Lorraine Wood throws the second in a round of parties in Birmingham, and chooses a Mexican theme for the evening, complete with inflatable cacti and a hula hoop competition. However, Matthew Emson remains unimpressed, while Terence Wallen makes it clear he is expecting a lot from the meal - and gets more than he bargained for when he catches sight of the hostess's skimpy fancy-dress costumes.
 
Series 17, Episode 61 17x73
22.11.2011
IT training manager Matthew Emson hosts the first party in Birmingham, and hopes his combination of luxury ingredients, charm and tactical game-play will win him the £1,000 prize. However, his guests find it hard to take his crystal ball readings seriously.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x72
19.11.2011
Four amateur chefs in Newcastle try to outdo each other by hosting the perfect dinner party to claim the £1,000 prize. Barbie collector Lee Eley kicks off proceedings with a James Bond-themed evening complete with bikini-clad waitresses serving Martinis. As the week wears on, each contestant tries to up the ante, and it is not long before tempers start to fray.
 
Series 17, Episode 60 17x71
19.11.2011
Tax officer and vegetarian Bijal Mehta hosts the final night of the competition in Southampton, and hopes to create the ultimate meat-free dinner - but some of her guests are disappointed by the menu. Following the meal, the winner of the £1,000 prize is announced.
 
Series 17, Episode 59 17x70
18.11.2011
Dock co-ordinator Tasha Whyte hosts the fourth dinner party from Southampton hoping her simple menu with fun entertainment will ease the underlying tensions between some of the diners. However, the guests make a surprising discovery when snooping around Tasha's house, which leaves one of them in tears.
 
Series 17, Episode 58 17x69
17.11.2011
Customer service advisor Greg Bell hosts the third dinner party of the week in Southampton, determined to educate his guests in the art of fine dining. However, after putting up with two days of constant criticism from the host, his fellow competitors are eager to pounce on any opportunity to mark him down.
 
Series 17, Episode 57 17x68
16.11.2011
Kitchen designer Darren Miller hosts the second dinner in Southampton, throwing a 1990s-themed raver party. Despite feeling unwell, he ploughs ahead with preparations, but things get off to a bad start when Greg Bell decides to ignore the event's dress code. An unfortunately placed tattoo appears to put the diners off Darren's main course, and a mouldy raspberry found in the dessert looks set to ruin his chance of winning the competition.
 
Series 17, Episode 56 17x67
15.11.2011
Receptionist Anna Gibbons hosts the first party in Southampton, but her burlesque theme does not go down well with her guests. Food snob Greg Bell criticises Anna's decision to use packet pastry, but designer Darren Miller lightens the mood when he joins in with the evening's pole-dancing entertainment.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x66
12.11.2011
Four amateur chefs compete for the £1,000 prize in Luton, Bedfordshire. B&B owner Alison McGaw, fireman Gary Salvage, feisty mother Alex Lipa and fitness trainer Kirk Hayes take turns hosting dinner parties featuring fetish equipment and carefully selected gifts that makes one of the diners cry.
 
Series 17, Episode 55 17x65
12.11.2011
Skateboarder Robert Preston hosts the final dinner party in Croydon, London, hoping his inventive cooking will impress his guests. However, they are baffled by his `badger salad' and things take a turn for the worse in the kitchen when he struggles to make a pizza base, before the night's entertainment arrives and the winner of the £1,000 prize is announced.
 
Series 17, Episode 54 17x64
11.11.2011
Officer administrator Sarah Marie Palmer hosts the fourth dinner party from Croydon but she is not sure her choice of vegetarian and spicy dishes will please her diners, and things do not improve when she brings out her pet snake and one guest challenges her to a pole-dancing contest.
 
Series 17, Episode 53 17x63
10.11.2011
Trainee solicitor Vanessa D'Souza hosts the third dinner party in Croydon, and aims to give her guests Michelin-star quality food. She is thrown when Robert Preston opts to have the steak for dinner, despite having previously claimed to be a vegetarian, and is forced to give up her own meal to accommodate him.
 
Series 17, Episode 52 17x62
09.11.2011
Suzie Phillips hosts the second dinner party in Croydon, hoping to win round her carnivorous guests not only to her vegetarian menu, but also to her ten house cats. However, the pets are not the only point of contention, with one guest refusing to eat the spicy starter and another complaining about a small greenfly on his dessert.
 
Series 17, Episode 51 17x61
08.11.2011
Michael Jackson impersonator Keith Preddie hosts the first party in Croydon, but his unpronounceable main course leaves one guest tongue-tied. After moonwalking his way around the kitchen during preparations, Keith surprises his guests with a rendition of Thriller in the hope of winning the £1,000 prize at the end of the week.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x60
05.11.2011
Four amateur chefs on the Isle of Man compete for the £1,000 prize. Property developer John Tinsley, pensioner Madeline Simpson, travel agent Mandy Quayle and gardener Sean O'Connell host dinner parties featuring a Manx crab starter and one of the cooks dressing up as a cow to serve dessert.
 
Series 17, Episode 50 17x59
05.11.2011
Security manager Gary Reid hosts the final dinner party in Edinburgh, and installs cameras in his dining room to ensure he caters for his guests' needs. Alison Lynch and Peter Ferguson continue to argue, but tensions are forgotten over a cracker-eating game, before the winner of the £1,000 prize is announced.
 
Series 17, Episode 49 17x58
04.11.2011
Health worker Rena Martin opts for a decadent menu as she hosts the fourth dinner party in Edinburgh, but the rowdy atmosphere proves too much for one of the guests, who ends up asking for a taxi home
 
Series 17, Episode 48 17x57
03.11.2011
Beautician Cynthia Gentle hopes to win over her guests with a theme of 1950s glamour and an international menu, featuring a main course that includes crocodile, as she hosts the third dinner party in Edinburgh. Security firm boss Gary Reid decides to provoke a debate on fidelity, while tensions erupt between jiujitsu teacher Alison Lynch and events manager Peter Ferguson.
 
Series 17, Episode 47 17x56
02.11.2011
Alison Lynch hosts the dinner party in Edinburgh, and attempts to win her guests over with a jiujitsu-themed evening. Rena Martin appears to be endearing herself to the group, and Cynthia Gentle impresses Gary Reid by telling him what she can do with a mango
 
Series 17, Episode 46 17x55
01.11.2011
Events manager Peter Ferguson hosts the first party in Edinburgh, but his guests are less than impressed with his pricey chateaubriand main course. After a gospel choir provide the evening's entertainment, one guest lands herself in hot water, leaving another diner speechless.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x54
29.10.2011
Four contestants from Windsor, Berkshire, take up the dinner party challenge. Tipsy property businesswoman Jan Bowdler insists on feeding solicitor Anil Vij, web designer and food snob Harry Hardisty raises eyebrows with the eel starter he serves on the second day, and one participant gets into a confrontation with lady of leisure Ansa Khan during the final evening.
 
Series 17, Episode 45 17x53
29.10.2011
Stuart Leake hosts the final dinner party on the Wirral and hopes to bring harmony to the group with a 1920s-themed event. He also gives a demonstration of his piano playing, before the contestants discover who will be taking home the prize money.
 
Series 17, Episode 44 17x52
28.10.2011
Hairdresser Chrissy Griffin hosts the fourth dinner party on the Wirral, hoping to win over her guests with a Caribbean menu and a group of Spanish troubadours. However, tensions soon boil over and one of the party storms out.
 
Series 17, Episode 43 17x51
27.10.2011
Chicken enthusiast Adele Richards intends to use an abundance of home-grown ingredients, including freshly laid eggs, when she hosts the third party on the Wirral. Unfortunately her guests are left gagging by the amount of cat hair they find in the food, a situation Chrissy Griffin finds immensely amusing
 
Series 17, Episode 42 17x50
26.10.2011
Candida Darling continues the challenge on the Wirral. The views she holds on Vernal's lap-dancing business are questioned when the guests discover a set of revealing pictures, but the night ends in good spirits
 
Series 17, Episode 41 17x49
25.10.2011
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x48
22.10.2011
Four amateur chefs compete for the £1,000 prize in north-west London. Solicitor Bahareh Amani, satellite-dish engineer Anil Patel, gardener Alan Stride and furniture delivery man Danny `Bulldog' Buckton take turns hosting dinner parties featuring belly dancing, pink stilettos and a traditional Indian menu.
 
Series 17, Episode 40 17x47
22.10.2011
 
Series 17, Episode 39 17x46
21.10.2011
 
Series 17, Episode 38 17x45
20.10.2011
 
Series 17, Episode 37 17x44
19.10.2011
 
Series 17, Episode 36 17x43
18.10.2011
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x42
15.10.2011
Four amateur chefs from Hampshire host dinner parties for the chance to win £1,000. Mother-of-four and college lecturer Selena Bartlett, rock band member and vegan Jhon Cosgrove, retired boat enthusiast Anson Lane and hairdresser Terese Scott take turns hosting evenings featuring face painting, nudity, and a menu including spicy peanut soup and fake steak pie .
 
Series 17, Episode 35 17x41
15.10.2011
 
Series 17, Episode 34 17x40
14.10.2011
 
Series 17, Episode 33 17x39
13.10.2011
 
Series 17, Episode 32 17x38
12.10.2011
 
Series 17, Episode 31 17x37
11.10.2011
Perfectionist David Thomas prepares his own recipe for `duck in a box' - a concoction involving duck breasts and a loaf of bread. The menu also includes smoked salmon cheesecake and a flaming crepe suzette, but the guests are just as stunned by his royalty-themed London home as they are by the food
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x36
08.10.2011
Four amateur chefs from Carlisle compete for the £1,000 prize by hosting dinner parties. Student Helen Speakman, drummer Andy Bainbridge, handyman Nigel Hawes and cake-maker Deborah Nixon take turns hosting evenings featuring an oriental-themed menu, a breakfast fry-up and dream-inspired food.
 
Series 17, Episode 30 17x35
08.10.2011
Solicitor Katherine Waldemar Brown hosts the final night of the competition in Swansea, and asks her guests to adhere to a tarts-and-vicars dress code. She hopes her sophisticated menu will impress her fellow diners, but the evening is threatened by their unruly behaviour. Finally, the winner of the £1,000 prize is announced.
 
Series 17, Episode 29 17x34
07.10.2011
Karen Wood hosts the fourth dinner party challenge in Swansea and hopes to impress not only with her buffet-style menu, but also by providing a hot tub. However, the diners' mixed expectations about her cooking skills, together with a series of mishaps during the day, mean the outcome is far from certain.
 
Series 17, Episode 28 17x33
06.10.2011
Rugby player Keith Larrard hosts as the competition in Swansea reaches the midway point. He hopes to impress his guests with a Jackson 5 theme and a naked butler, but they fear he will be too clumsy and laid-back to succeed and are confused by a cryptic menu with dishes including Shoulder Sheep Sh'Moan.
 
Series 17, Episode 27 17x32
05.10.2011
Teacher James Knight hosts a school-themed party on the second night in Swansea, complete with children's party games and bangers and mash. As well as entertaining his guests, James will have to keep tensions between Karen and Jen to a minimum if he is to stand a chance of winning the £1,000 prize at the end of the week.
 
Series 17, Episode 26 17x31
04.10.2011
Fitness fanatic Jen Edwards throws the first in a series of parties in Swansea, but despite claiming to be a confident cook, she fumbles with her choice of starter. Despite trouble in the kitchen, the first course goes down well, and the host decides to get her guests to work up an appetite for dessert with a Zumba dance workout.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x30
01.10.2011
Four amateur chefs from Tyneside compete to win the £1,000 prize during a week of dinner parties. English teacher Jenni McGagh, hairdresser Bobby Mukabaa, colonic irrigation practitioner Cath Morgan and butcher Dan Freeman host evenings featuring award-winning black pudding, a discussion about celebrity clients, and advice on bowel enhancement.
 
Series 17, Episode 25 17x29
01.10.2011
Maria Eletheriou hosts the final night of the competition in south-east London, preparing a Greek-themed menu of meze, moussaka and a marshmallow, chocolate and passion fruit mousse. In a bid to win, she ramps up the entertainment, with all the diners enjoying a dance, before the winner of the £1,000 prize is announced.
 
Series 17, Episode 24 17x28
30.09.2011
The fourth dinner party in south east London sees host Amadin Ryan pulling out all the stops to impress his guests with a Victorian banquet. He seems to deliver the goods, but the extensive preparations keep him away from the table for most of the evening.
 
Series 17, Episode 23 17x27
29.09.2011
Rock singer Francesca Santamaria serves a music-inspired menu at the third party in south-east London, including starter Prawn to Be Wild and dessert Sweet Child of Wine. Her guests like the titles but some are put off by the idea of fancy-dress, and the discovery of a portfolio of revealing pictures prompts a surprise disclosure.
 
Series 17, Episode 22 17x26
28.09.2011
Foodie Fraser Devlin hosts the second party from south-east London, and hopes his expertly cooked meal will land him the £1,000 prize. As well as organising entertainment for the evening, the host suddenly finds himself part of it
 
Series 17, Episode 21 17x25
27.09.2011
Sophia Pottinger, a fanatic about gyms, hosts the first dinner party of the week in south-east London, and has confidence in her simple, classic menu with dancing to follow. Sitting at her table are rock singer Francessa Santermaria, man-about-town Amadin Ryan, straight-talker Maria Eltheriouri and competitive cook Fraser Devlin.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x24
24.09.2011
 
Series 17, Episode 20 17x23
24.09.2011
Linda Weaver hosts the final night of the culinary competition in Warrington, Cheshire, inviting her fellow diners to a fancy-dress party with a multicultural theme. In a bid to win the £1,000 prize, she also tries to impress her guests with her bagpipe-playing skills, before the winner is announced.
 
Series 17, Episode 19 17x22
23.09.2011
Science teacher Emma Hoyle hosts the fourth dinner party in Warrington. Both the pilli pilli prawn starter and the chicken main course prove a success with the other contestants, and a soak in Emma's hot tub at the end of the meal seems to round off the evening perfectly.
 
Series 17, Episode 18 17x21
22.09.2011
Beef farmer Alison Davies serves her guests Dyffd, one of her own Hereford cows, as part of her menu for the third dinner party in Warrington, Cheshire. She shows her fellow competitors round her property, but Linda Weaver has an accident in the duck pond.
 
Series 17, Episode 17 17x20
21.09.2011
Call centre manager Stephen Robinson hosts the second night in Warrington as guests are asked to dress appropriately for his pink and black theme. After a mishap with the main course, Stephen hopes his camp choral entertainment and raspberry bakewell slice will be able to rescue the evening and put him in the running for the £1,000 prize.
 
Series 17, Episode 16 17x19
20.09.2011
Water-feature builder Geoff Carter holds the first dinner party of the week in Warrington, Cheshire, and opts for an Asian-themed menu. His guests are science teacher Emma Hoyle, call centre manager Stephen Robinson, beef farmer Alison Davies and Greek teacher Linda Weaver - who upstages the host by trying to fool the other diners.
 
Series 17, Come Dine With Me 17x18
17.09.2011
Four amateur chefs host dinner parties in Telford, hoping to win the £1,000 prize. Lettings agent Donna Daly kicks off the week and hopes her menu will please her male guests, before catering manager Ian Carter, management consultant Sarah Ashley-Ruff and IT test manager Adam Hurlin takes turns to impress their fellow diners.
 
Series 17, Episode 15 17x17
17.09.2011
Magistrate Diane Whittaker hosts the final night of the competition in Essex, and hopes to introduce a touch of sophistication by making it a black-tie occasion. She also transforms her diners' hair, which proves to be a success, before the winner of the £1,000 prize is announced.
 
Series 17, Episode 14 17x16
16.09.2011
Hal Dervish hosts the penultimate party of the week in Essex. He aims to impress his guests with an ambitious menu that includes six dishes for his starter and four different meats for his traditional Turkish barbecue main course. However, there is tension around the table as Diane and Emma's week-long argument over the meaning of `posh' threatens to overshadow proceedings.
 
Series 17, Episode 13 17x15
15.09.2011
Hairdressing teacher and entrepreneur Lisa Styles throws the third party in Essex, and aims to impress her fellow diners by inviting them to her mansion situated in eight acres of land. Butlers are on hand to serve the food, and the hostess's prize-winning stallion performs a show jump, but the food fails to meet one contestant's approval
 
Series 17, Episode 12 17x14
14.09.2011
Hairdressing teacher and entrepreneur Lisa Styles throws the third party in Essex, and aims to impress her fellow diners by inviting them to her mansion situated in eight acres of land. Butlers are on hand to serve the food, and the hostess's prize-winning stallion performs a show jump, but the food fails to meet one contestant's approval.
 
Series 17, Episode 11 17x13
13.09.2011
Support worker Emma Parsons hosts the first dinner party of the week in Essex, and opts for a school uniform dress code. She hopes her personality and well-rehearsed menu will help secure the £1,000 prize, but guests are confused by a dish titled Stuffed Swan Surprise. Joining her at the table are magistrate Diane Whittaker, contracts manager Hal Dervish, entrepreneur Lisa Styles and letting agent Adam James.
 
Rugby World Cup Special 17x12
10.09.2011
Four former rugby union players try to host the best dinner party for a chance of winning the £1,000 prize for their chosen charities. Kyran Bracken kicks off the week with a game of egg Russian roulette followed by Martin Offiah, who plans a night of fine dining including mussels and a Nigerian stew. Victor Ubogu then takes the reins, introducing his guests to some sheep, before Gareth Chilcott ends the competition by trying to liven up the hung-over diners.
 
Series 17, Episode 10 17x11
10.09.2011
Model May Dudley hosts the final day of the culinary competition in Wolverhampton, and leaves the planning to her mother. The evening begins on a high, until serving the tiger-prawn starter proves stressful, and the winner of the £1,000 prize is announced.
 
Series 17, Episode 9 17x10
09.09.2011
IT worker Kyle Ferguson hosts the penultimate party of the week in Wolverhampton. The laid-back, self-confessed hippie has always been keen to offer his opinion throughout the week but now faces the challenge of impressing his guests by serving up a menu of his own.
 
Series 17, Episode 8 17x09
08.09.2011
Bally Singh decides on a student theme when he hosts the third dinner party in Wolverhampton, and his guests are stunned when he serves up beans on toast for his starter. Meanwhile, May Dudley has to endure another night of Stefano Scaringi's corny one-liners.
 
Series 17, Episode 7 17x08
07.09.2011
Restaurant manager Stefano Scaringi hosts the second night in Wolverhampton, but has more than food on his mind, and an unexpected dessert drama causes chaos in the kitchen. Later, Kyle goes from chilled-out hippie to raging bull.
 
Series 17, Episode 6 17x07
06.09.2011
Housing officer Niru Ghai-Read hosts the first dinner party of the week in Wolverhampton, and feels confident her Indian-themed menu and choice of entertainment will secure her the £1,000 prize. Stefano Scaringi stuns his fellow guests - hippie Kyle Ferguson, part-time model May Dudley and student Bally Singh - with intimate questions, and Niru tries to maintain control on a noisy and eventful night.
 
Athletics Special 17x06
03.09.2011
 
Series 17, Episode 5 17x05
03.09.2011
Property developer Diane Jones hosts the final dinner party in Leeds, and her guests have high expectations for the evening. She rustles up Greek filo pastries and cod in Italian sauce as well as entertaining her diners with Brazilian dancing on the lawn, before the winner of the £1,000 prize is announced
 
Series 17, Episode 4 17x04
02.09.2011
Company administrator Louise Emmerson serves a Mediterranean menu inspired by her former mother-in-law, featuring Madrid chicken and aubergine bake. However, the guests are not impressed by the food, and Sam Appleby stokes the simmering feud between Diane Jones and the host, much to the shock of the other diners
 
Series 17, Episode 3 17x03
01.09.2011
Banker Sam Appleby wears a Henry VIII costume, complete with enormous codpiece, for his best-of-British-themed evening, as he hosts the third dinner party in Leeds. Property developer Diane's Margaret Thatcher costume causes some conflict, but there is some brief harmony when a busker arrives to lead the guests in singing a Beatles song
 
Series 17, Episode 2 17x02
31.08.2011
Garth Kirsten-Landman cooks kangaroo meat as he hosts the second night in Leeds. However, after his sexist jokes and inaccurate age-guessing on day one, the South African has a lot of making up to do - but things get off to a bad start when he apologises for his meal before it has even been served
 
All in One: Footballers Special, Neil Ruddock John Fashanu, Carlton Palmer, Frank Worthington 17x01
10.06.2010
Four former footballers battle it out in a special edition of the show.

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