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In For A Penny

  • Episode:


  • Transmission (TX):

    Sat 11 Apr 2020

  • TX Confirmed


  • Time

    7.30pm - 8.00pm

  • Week:

    Week 16 2020 : Sat 11 Apr - Fri 17 Apr

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  • Published:

    Wed 01 Apr 2020

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Series overview

Stephen Mulhern will once again be let loose in towns and cities across the UK challenging the Great British public to take part in hilariously silly games in the popular ‘on the street’ gameshow, In For A Penny. 

Nowhere is safe as Stephen will pop up at a host of brand-new locations all over the UK asking shoppers for a penny to take part - there is no contactless on this show.  

The people of Great Britain beware, Stephen could be heading to your town – are you ready to open your suitcases, get soaked with water or balance fruit and veg on your body in the hope of winning a cash prize?   The world famous ‘stop watch game’ will also be making a return giving shoppers the chance to bag £1000. 

Episode 3

On tonight’s show Stephen heads to the seaside town of Bognor Regis to challenge members of the public to games such as Check It Out, Celebrity Drive Who, Whatever The Weather, Cross Dressing and the finale, In For A Penny?   

In ‘Check It Out’, Stephen is in a supermarket at the tills where he presents unsuspecting shoppers with five items on the conveyor belt. If they can correctly guess whether all five items are more or less expensive than the previous item on the belt, Stephen pays for the entire contents of their trolley.

In Celebrity Drive Who Stephen challenges contestants to guess the famous face hidden behind the tannoy at a local drive-thru.  Once they have made their food order, the contestant can then ask the celebrity a host of questions before making their guess.  If they are correct we pay for their order but get it wrong and they have to pay for the food themselves. 

In Whatever The Weather, contestants face five buckets, four are filled with water and one is filled with confetti. They have three guesses, find the confetti and they will win £50.

In Cross Dressing, Stephen challenges couples, whether that’s husband and wife, mother and daughter, to swap outfits in a store changing room. They have just one minute to swap as many clothes as they can.  Each item swapped is worth £10.  

The popular In For A Penny challenges contestants to five rounds of hilarious games; if they win all five rounds, including the infamous stop-watch game, they bag themselves a whopping £1000.