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Star Treatment

  • Episode: 

    1 of 15

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Mon 19 Aug 2013
  • TX Confirmed: 

  • Time: 

    12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 34 2013 : Sat 17 Aug - Fri 23 Aug
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Series overview:
Jane McDonald tracks down some unsung heroes of the workplace to give them the Star Treatment they deserve.
Star Treatment (15 x 60 minutes) sees Jane and her style team visiting workplaces around the UK, from offices and factories to clubs and institutions. They will give the ‘star treatment’ to teams that have been nominated by their bosses to thank them for their hard work and positive attitude.
The lucky workers will be treated to a full makeover from Star Treatment’s style team in the ‘Glam Van’. The style team are: Andrew Trott-Barn on hair, Cassie Lomas on makeup and celebrity stylist Lorraine McCulloch.
Whilst they get their makeover the boss will work with top chef Ricky Andalacio to prepare a surprise gourmet meal for them. By the end of the day, the transformation from work star to superstar is complete, and the team walk the catwalk to the applause of their colleagues, family and friends before sitting down to a meal to remember.
Jane McDonald said: “Glitz, glamour and real life stories. Star Treatment has my name written all over it! Each week I’ll meet the unsung heroes of the workforce and treat them to a special makeover to show them how appreciated they are. There are a lot of tears and emotion but the ending is always really positive.”
Starts weekdays at 12.30pm on ITV.


Monday -  Morrison’s
Today Jane McDonald and the team are in Stoke on Trent at a supermarket where 5 deserving members of staff get the surprise of their lives!  There’s a mystery shopper in the store and they’re on her list!  They’ve been chosen by their boss to get the Star Treatment.  That’s a top to toe makeover and a gourmet meal.  And at clocking off time the supermarket superstars step onto the catwalk to reveal their new look to all their fellow workers, families and friends.
Tuesday – Whiston Hospital
Today the Glam Van rolls into St Helens where six deserving hospital workers get a surprise visit from Jane and the team.  The Style Doctors are in and they prescribe a large dose of glamour followed by some delicious food.  Cooked by a top chef and their boss has to help!  And when they’re all glammed up and gorgeous they’ll be stepping into the spotlight on the Clocking Off Catwalk in front of their families, friends and fellow workers.    
Wednesday – Moneypenny 
Today Jane and the team visit a telephone answering company in Wrexham who get a call they weren’t expecting!  6 deserving members of staff get the surprise of their lives as they’re whisked off to the Glam Van for some makeover magic.  Followed by a slap up meal prepared by a top chef with their boss on hand to help.  At clocking off time it’s their moment to shine as the as they step onto the catwalk to show off their glamorous new look to their fellow workers, friends, and families.
Thursday –  Greenhalgh’s Bakery
Today Jane and her team rise to the occasion at a bakery in Bolton.  Where 6 deserving workers are whisked away to the Glam Van for a top to toe makeover.  They’re in for a taste of the highlife with a gourmet meal cooked by a top chef.  And the icing on the cake is that their boss has to help!  At clocking off time they’ll be working that catwalk in front of an audience of friends, families and fellow workers.  Piece of cake…
Friday – Castleford Panthers Ladies Rugby Club
Today Jane and the team are in Yorkshire dropping in on the Castleford Panthers Ladies Rugby League Club.  Their coach has picked 6 of his players who he thinks most deserve the Star Treatment.  They’ll be swapping their muddy boots for some killer heels when they’re given a movie star makeover by the Style team. With a gourmet meal to follow what could be better? Oh yes, their coach has to cook it….