The Real Marigold Hotel

Embarking on a journey of a lifetime, this new four-part series sees the group travel thousands of miles to make a new home in Kochi, a city in the southwest Indian state Kerala. Inspired by, but otherwise unrelated to the blockbuster film, the series documents the authentic experience of the eight characters living out their golden years, to test whether they can set up a more rewarding retirement than in the UK.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC One (2016 - now)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Reality
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

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Episode 4

Episode 2x04; Mar 15, 2017

Half of the group visit the dramatic hill stations of the Nilgiri mountains, but the drive involves a treacherous climb that has them on the edge of their seats. Dennis and Paul complete the journey by steam train, arriving in Ooty, the town where sn

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x04: Episode 4Mar 15, 2017
2x03: Episode 3Mar 1, 2017
2x02: Episode 2Feb 22, 2017
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