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Hosted by Alexander Armstrong & Emma Willis, Prize Island is a new, action-packed gameshow set on a sun-baked tropical island. Here, ordinary couples arrive in an extraordinary place to participate in incredible games and challenges to win prizes. The island is a magical place, remote and untouched by the modern world - it is exactly the kind of paradise where we all dream of being marooned, filled with wildlife, sweeping landscapes, the odd vast shipwreck and tons of prizes.
The entire island is the show’s set, with over-the-top stunts and colourful games scattered across the landscape. A surprise lurks round every corner… fitted kitchens appearing from the ocean, TVs in the undergrowth, even hairdryers with very modern technology that lock in moisture dug from the prize seams beneath the abandoned Old Gold Mine. There is even the wreck of a half-submerged pirate galleon in one of the bays across which the contestants must race to stay in the competition.
In this week’s show four couples arrive on Prize Island to compete in thrilling games like ‘Message in a Bottle’, ‘Shipwreck’ and ‘Swiss Family Plumbing’. After each round a team is eliminated, leaving only one couple to compete in the final located at the remote and mysterious Moonfish Bay. In ‘Buried Treasure’ the finalists will attempt to locate and win the ultimate prize buried in the sands - a new car and £50,000.
Lining up to compete for all the prizes the island has to offer are four amazing pairs of contestants. Single mother Theresa and her daughter Alex would love to fill their house with luxury prizes. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for these two and they are committed to winning. Flatmates David and John will be tough competition though. They egg each other on and are super-competitive between themselves, let alone with their rivals. Coventry couple Simon and Laura will also be tricky opposition. Simon is very fit and though Laura appears to be worried about her hair and nails, she has a steely determination that could see them be victorious. Finally James and Damien, partners at home and at work are police officers and they are not to be messed with. Will the boys in blue be the ones to carry off the biggest prize of all?
Who has it in them to defeat their opponents and take on everything that the remote and fabulous Prize Island throws at them?