Mary's Silver Service
About the Show
Mary Portas launches a pop-up employment agency to find jobs for Britain's overlooked and under-valued pensioners
Series 1 Summary
Mary Portas wants to find jobs for Britain's overlooked and under-valued pensioners, encouraging them to dust off the skills they've spent a lifetime perfecting and go back to work
Episode 1 - Caterers, Hairdresser and Make-Up Artist
With the hospitality industry worth £80 billion in the UK, Mary decides it is definitely a trade worth going for and uncovers an opportunity for her team to help create a Great Gatsby-themed party
Episode 2 - Gardeners and Builders
Mary's agency lands a job redesigning a garden in Ruislip. Mary drafts in three OAP builders for some decking, including Raimondo (72) a retired builder with a rebellious past.
Episode 3 - Builders, Decorators and Designers
Mary puts together a team of retired builders and designers and gets them to pitch for a refurb project on a north London house. But not all of them like being ordered around and sparks start to fly.