Our Shirley Valentine Summer

Our Shirley Valentine Summer

Series 1 - Episode 2



The women are relaxing into their Greek experience: bonding, having a laugh and trying new things such as rearing hens, doing yoga, running a beach taverna or dating (strange how many available men keep turning up).

The exception is (surprise, surprise) Nancy Dell’Olio. She occasionally wafts down from her room wearing full make-up and yet another glamorous kaftan but doesn’t seem to do much else. Meanwhile we’re getting to know (and rather like) the others as they go speed dating, learn how to cook moussaka with a very flirtatious farmer or, in Ingrid Tarrant’s case, sleep with an old goat. Yes really.


It's the second week on the island of Naxos and it seems love may be in the air as Nancy Dell'Olio heads to Athens for a date arranged by the matchmaker, while Annabel Giles, Ninia Benjamin and Sian Lloyd try speed-dating Greek-style. But first, Annabel must face her fears about relationships. Meanwhile, Lizzie Cundy reveals that her life as a footballer's wife has left her unfulfilled and she wants to find out more about her dream of running a restaurant, so she enlists the others to help in a trial run - only for Ninia to be struck down by a mystery illness.

Cast & Crew

Contributor Melinda Messenger
Contributor Sian Lloyd
Contributor Nancy Dell'Olio
Contributor Aggie MacKenzie
Contributor Ninia Benjamin
Contributor Lizzie Cundy
Contributor Annabel Giles
Contributor Ingrid Tarrant
Series Director Emma Peach
Series Producer Naomi Templeton
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