Faking it

Episode Guide

Series 5 Episode Guide

Bicycle Courier to Polo Player

Series 5 · Episode 1

30 year old Malcolm Woodcock is a bicycle courier from Manchester who has 28 days to train to be a professional polo player.

Chess Player to Football Manager

Series 5 · Episode 2

Bachelor, Maximillion Devereaux is a former professional chess player who enjoys a solitary existence in rural Herefordshire. For one month he will trade in the chessboard and his rural idyll for the football pitch as he attempts to fake it as a football manager.

Newsagent to Showbiz Reporter

Series 5 · Episode 3

29 year old working mum, Jatinder Sumal, puts her real life on hold and swaps bringing up children and working in the family newsagents for a four week crash course in TV reporting.

Choirgirl to Rock Chick

Series 5 · Episode 4

Laura-Jane is a twenty-year-old Christian choirgirl who’s never been to a rock concert in her life. In this episode of Faking It, she leaves behind her straight-laced Cambridge University life for London where she’s going to be transformed into a rock bitch from hell.

Management Consultant to Dog Trainer

Series 5 · Episode 5

Rob Archer, a management consultant from London, has never had a dog and knows nothing about dog training. All that is going to change. Rob has four weeks to bond with an untrained mongrel called Bobby and train her to perform in front of three expert judges in a competition of heelwork to music.