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Surprise Surprise

  • Episode: 

    1 of 1

  • Title: 

    Mothers Day special
  • Transmission: 

    Sun 30 Mar 2014
  • Time: 

    7.00pm - 8.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 14 2014 : Sat 29 Mar - Fri 04 Apr
  • Channel: 

    ITV
  • Amended: 

    Wed 19 Mar 2014
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Surprise Surprise is hosted by Holly Willoughby, who rewards the country’s most extraordinary people with spectacular surprises.
 
This Mothers Day special will feature a number of emotional surprises, amazing mothers and a heart warming family reunion, as Holly celebrates those who do so much for others and expect nothing in return.
 
Tonight, Paula Smith, mother of two, 28, from Isle of Wight will be receiving a very special surprise.
 
Nominated by Linda Smith, 54, from Isle of Wight for all her dedication to helping mothers around the world.
 
When Paula’s own baby girl Amelia was born with hypoglycemia, Paula decided to invent a very special new baby grow. From Paula’s own experience she found that her baby grows didn’t fit around her daughter’s tubes and bandages.  She invented a new baby grow for babies and infants in neo-natal wards in hospitals. She established a charity to help other parents by shipping the clothing to sick children around the UK and worldwide, for free. 
 
Also on the show, Sheila Turnbull, 74, from Newcastle receives an emotional reunion.
 
Carl Armstrong, 21, from Newcastle is nominating his Grandmother, Sheila after she told him of her heartbreak of giving her first born identical twins boys up for adoption in 1957.
 
Also on the show; a wrestling fan gets to meet her idols and a pillar of the community gets a surprise message from Whoopi Goldberg and a surprise visit from Boyzone.