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Shop Well for Less?

  • Season 2
  • 6 episodes
  • Lifestyle

Summary

Steph McGovern and Alex Jones are on a mission to help families change the way they shop without changing their lifestyle.

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Episode 3: Shop Well for Less?

Summary

Alex Jones and Steph McGovern head to north Wales to meet Katy and Wayne Williams family, whose love of designer brands is already filtering down to their eight-year-old daughter. But all this spending comes at a price, and their use of credit cards is spiralling out of control. How will the couple feel when some of their luxuries are taken away? There is also a report on what to look out for when it comes to sun protection, a team of synchronised swimmers try out waterproof mascara, and Birmingham hairdressers put a selection of hairdryers to the test.

Review

Rating: 3 out of 5.

The Williams family from North Wales are terrifically image conscious. Katy bought a £29,000 car on an expensive payback plan on a whim because she liked the make, while husband Wayne goes through three bottles of branded bubble bath every week.

The Sensible Sisters, Alex Jones and Steph McGovern, leap into the household to take charge of the Williams’s wayward finances but it’s tough for beautician Katy, who finds driving a cheaper make of car makes her feel “sick to the stomach”. Life can be so hard….

If you enjoy gawping and judging then you’ll adore this, as the family must face up to, among other things, whether their soap has been changed for a cheaper brand.

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PresenterAlex Jones
PresenterSteph McGovern

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DirectorKaren Walsh
Executive producerJo Scarratt-Jones
ProducerKaren Walsh
Series producerFiona Gay

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  • Episode 3

    Shop Well for Less?

    Summary

    Alex Jones and Steph McGovern head to north Wales to meet Katy and Wayne Williams family, whose love of designer brands is already filtering down to their eight-year-old daughter. But all this spending comes at a price, and their use of credit cards is spiralling out of control. How will the couple feel when some of their luxuries are taken away? There is also a report on what to look out for when it comes to sun protection, a team of synchronised swimmers try out waterproof mascara, and Birmingham hairdressers put a selection of hairdryers to the test.

    Review

    Rating: 3 out of 5.

    The Williams family from North Wales are terrifically image conscious. Katy bought a £29,000 car on an expensive payback plan on a whim because she liked the make, while husband Wayne goes through three bottles of branded bubble bath every week.

    The Sensible Sisters, Alex Jones and Steph McGovern, leap into the household to take charge of the Williams’s wayward finances but it’s tough for beautician Katy, who finds driving a cheaper make of car makes her feel “sick to the stomach”. Life can be so hard….

    If you enjoy gawping and judging then you’ll adore this, as the family must face up to, among other things, whether their soap has been changed for a cheaper brand.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    PresenterAlex Jones
    PresenterSteph McGovern

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorKaren Walsh
    Executive producerJo Scarratt-Jones
    ProducerKaren Walsh
    Series producerFiona Gay
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