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In For A Penny

  • Episode:


  • Transmission (TX):

    Sat 25 Apr 2020

  • TX Confirmed


  • Time

    7.30pm - 8.00pm

  • Week:

    Week 18 2020 : Sat 25 Apr - Fri 01 May

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  • Published:

    Wed 15 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 5

On tonight’s show Stephen heads to York but how will the public fare when faced with a host of games including Cross Dressing, Driving Me Round The Bend, Weigh To Go and the finale In For A Penny?   

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. 

In Driving Me Round The Bend, contestants will have just 30 second to reverse park into a designated space.  If they manage to park within the lines they win the money but if any part of the car is on or over the line they leave empty handed. 

In Weigh To Go, Stephen is at an airport challenging passengers to guess how much their suitcase weighs. If they don’t guess correctly first time, they have just two more chances to add or remove items from their suitcase to try and make their case weigh the same as their initial guess.  If they are successful they could win £100.

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.