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This Time Next Year

  • Episode: 

    3 of 6

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Tue 24 Apr 2018
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    8.00pm - 9.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 17 2018 : Sat 21 Apr - Fri 27 Apr
  • Channel: 

    ITV
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Episode 3
 
In the third episode of the new series Davina meets Paige, 23, and Craig, 30, who have been married since September 2016. They are both desperate to have a child but Paige’s conditions means it is difficult for them to conceive naturally - she has two wombs. The couple want to start IVF treatment in order to achieve their ultimate goal of having a baby.
 
Nine year old Kitty had to have both kidneys removed due to a rare immune disease  of the blood that only one in 15 million children have. Kitty survives on regular dialysis but her dad Chris is determined to give her a priceless gift by This Time Next Year. Chris is giving Kitty one of his kidneys in the hope it will put her into remission and cure her condition.
 
Minesh is an IT programme manager but has always had a passion for Bollywood dancing. Despite having no dancing experience, Minesh has enlisted the help of a Bollywood choreographer and hopes that when he returns to see Davina in 12 months time, he will be able to perform a Bollywood routine in front of a live audience.
 
Cheryl, 43, wants to find love. She split from her son’s father twelve years ago and despite having a few relationships, none have been serious. She plans to find love by going to dance classes where she hopes she’ll meet someone who enjoys dancing as much as her.
 
Mother of two Lesley began losing her hearing from the the age of four. Now aged 41, Lesley is completely deaf and relies on lip reading to communicate. By This Time Next Year, Lesley wants to have cochlear implants fitted so she can hear her daughters’ voices for the first time.
 
 
Series overview
 
Davina McCall hosts the new series of the life-transforming programme This Time Next Year.
 
Featuring extraordinary people from around the UK who will share with viewers what they pledge to change in their life by ‘This Time Next Year’.  Over the course of 12 months they’ll aim to fulfil their dreams of losing weight, meeting an unknown family member, having children, or finally realising a lifelong personal ambition. 
 
Their transformations will appear instantaneous using the programme’s ‘time travel’ style format. Once each pledge is made, the contributor will leave the studio ready to begin their challenge but just moments later will reappear completely transformed one year later, hopefully revealing a brand new them.