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The knives (and forks) are out as a group of strangers compete for the title of ultimate dinner party host. And the £1000 on the table adds spice to the proceedings...
Series 34 Summary
More groups of four strangers compete to host the best dinner party
Episode 1 - Luton: All in One
In Luton, Michael's fine wine fails to impress larger-than-life Russell. Barbara tries to deliver good energy with reiki. And Sarah reckons she's got the week sewn up.
Episode 2 - Brighton: All in One
Royalist Brendan doesn't understand Andrew's Brian Blessed-themed evening in this episode from Brighton. Karen serves pink food. Rock chick Binny thinks she has the competition sewn up.
Episode 3 - Swansea: All in One
In this episode from Swansea, blacksmith Arwel walks mud onto glamorous Anna's carpets, and hosts his night in an off-grid cabin with a compost toilet. Leon's Welsh dinner annoys Anna.
Episode 4 - Derby: All in One
The four hosts serves up a South African menu, a night of Mexican mayhem, a bit of Bollywood with an Indian feast, and a roast
Episode 5 - Bedfordshire: All in One
This episode from Bedfordshire features a shock in a bedroom, a disaster with a starter, a complicated Thai feast and a forest-themed evening with a wardrobe for a front door
Episode 6 - North London: All in One
Four hosts in north London battle it out for the £1000. Wendy winds up her rivals at every opportunity, but will this scupper her chances of winning?
Episode 7 - Preston: All in One
Inedible recipes, wholesome home cooked favourites, fiery curries and a sprinkling of rivalry are on the menu in Preston
Episode 8 - Chester: All in One
Shocking revelations and a night of French sophistication from a French teacher are on the menu in Chester
Episode 9 - Nottingham: All in One
Eccentric pensioner Joy hosts first in Nottingham, with a ritzy, glitzy night of entertainment. But will it be enough to win the £1000 prize?
Episode 10 - Swansea: All in One
Beach-dweller Bob takes on nutritionist Karen, student and politician Ashley and mum-of-six and high-flying businesswoman Laura in a week featuring healthy food, locally sourced grub and foodie chat
Episode 11 - Eastbourne
This episode comes from sunny Eastbourne and features some celebrity name-dropping, 'Jim Davidson's stroganoff', some bad table manners and one guest letting rip at the table
Episode 12 - Chester
This episode comes from Chester, and features some baffling anecdotes, chicken lollipops, a 'moo off', some fish hating, flirting, and a pole dance round a plant
Episode 13 - Bolton
This episode comes from Bolton and features some foodie one-upmanship, new ageism, Ukrainian cooking, and the usual pressure in the kitchen
Episode 14 - Birmingham
This episode comes from Birmingham and features a Caribbean feast, a vegetable banquet, some heavy-handed criticism at the table and a dark horse
Episode 15 - Worcester
Coming from in and around Worcester, this episode features a night of traditional Maltese cooking, some Indian food, country fayre, confusing celeb lookalikes, and raunchy calendars
Episode 16 - St Helens
In St Helens, cougar-loving recruitment consultant Bryan hits it off with fitness fanatic Sarah, but will pigeon, prawns and politics prove a successful mix at the dinner table?
Episode 17 - Berkshire
In Berkshire, Emma's garden picnic theme falls flat when Anne-Marie flatly refuses to wear fancy dress. And will the shock arrival of a celebrity guest be enough to win the grand?
Episode 18 - Come Dine With Me
In Edinburgh, vegetarian Gemma brings up the controversial topic of fox hunting and James cranks up the fun factor, but it's final host Tony who provides the biggest shock on his night.
Episode 19 - Preston
In Preston, Louise hopes to impress her guests with an unusual menu. But can she compete with grandmother of eight and 'hostess with the mostest' Elaine's elegant evening of fine dining?
Episode 20 - Bolton
In and around the city of Bolton, foodie know-it-all Michael is perplexed by yoga studio owner Michelle's hatred of vegetables, but her Reiki-healed cat proves almost too much...