A new group of celebrities head to India on an experimental adventure. Five thousand miles from home, the group spend a month in the beautiful city of Udaipur in Rajasthan to test whether they can set up a better, more rewarding retirement here than in the UK. The group will take over a traditional Indian mansion on the banks of Lake Pichola. Once they’ve settled in, their mission will be to immerse themselves in life in the neighbourhood and further afield; from learning the language to mastering the markets; taking overnight trains to coping with the hectic traffic.
Celebrities this season are comedian Syd Little; TV presenter and journalist Selina Scott; actress Stephanie Beacham; Grand National winning jockey Bob Champion; writer and former politician Stanley Johnson; actress Susan George; Krankies double act Janette and Ian Tough; and Eastenders actor Peter Dean.... Read more.