Phil Spencer: Secret Agent
About the Show
Property expert Phil Spencer is a Secret Agent on a mission - to get Britain moving, one house at a time
Series 4 Summary
Phil Spencer comes to the assistance of vendors finding it had to sell their homes, offering some good advice and a plan to help get things moving.
Episode 1 - Waterlooville
Purple-loving Pauline has been struggling to sell her three-bed terrace for six months in Waterlooville, near Portsmouth. Phil soon discovers it's not just about the purple, there's asbestos too.
Episode 2 - Melton Mowbray
Phil and Aud Briars have been trying to sell their home in Melton Mowbray for six months and Phil Spencer thinks some hard graft and a change of colour scheme will help the couple secure a buyer
Episode 3 - Gosforth
Mother and son Barbara and Paul Bainbridge have been trying to shift their four-bed for more than seven months in Gosforth in Newcastle
Episode 4 - Edinburgh
Jason and Maya Lawie have been trying to sell up for seven months so they can move to Lancashire. They're a creative couple, but could this be exactly what's putting off potential buyers?
Episode 5 - Sittingbourne
Phil gives Laura Blogg a Secret Agent surprise. He's positive he can get a deal on the table for her four bedder. But first there's the small matter of seven pets to contend with...
Episode 6 - Winnersh
Martin and Yvonne Davies' family home hasn't found a buyer in 18 months. Phil steps in to help and promises with a week's hard graft he can shift it. Nobody will be working harder than daughter Emily.
Episode 7 - Dartford
Grandmother Laura Dayachandra is desperate to downsize but despite having dozens of buyers through the door of her three bed in Dartford, she can't seal the deal
Episode 8 - York
Phil tries to sell Steve and Jacqui's bungalow in York which has carp in the garden and carpet on the walls
Episode 9 - Mid-Calder
Phil heads to Mid-Calder. Donald Ferguson is selling up so he and his girlfriend Marie can move into a place they both own, but his semi hasn't shifted in two long years.
Episode 10 - Gravesend
In Gravesend, Karen Spellar has been struggling to find a buyer for her three-bed for almost a year. Phil's determined to help so he's stepping in as her Secret Agent and planning a makeover mission.
Episode 11 - St Leonards on Sea
Almost a fifth of Brits want to live near the sea, but it seems nobody wants Ken and Tricia Bolton's house in St Leonards on Sea, despite its incredible views of the Channel
Episode 12 - Newcastle
There's plenty for Phil Spencer to tackle in Newcastle when he tries to sell a five-bed house for Graham, Jane and their horse-loving family
Episode 13 - Thame, Oxfordshire
Phil travels to Thame in Oxfordshire where he helps a family sell a house packed with pot plants and penguins
Episode 14 - Barrow Upon Soar, Leicestershire
Phil travels to the Leicestershire village of Barrow Upon Soar, where John Lord is trying to find a buyer. But John's not the only inhabitant - there are animals everywhere, including pet lizards.
Episode 15 - Alexandria, Scotland
Liz and Steve Mitchell's four bed near Loch Lomond has been on the market for three years. It doesn't take Phil long to see that Liz's love of colour is blinding buyers.
Episode 16 - Whitley Bay
Laura Staines and her partner Gavin want to sell their Whitley Bay three-bedder and buy a bigger house. But it's been more than a year on the market and they still haven't found a buyer.
Episode 17 - Reading
In Tilehurst, Reading, Phil meets Dan and his son Chester, who are struggling to sell their very blokey three-bed with a motorbike in the back garden
Episode 18 - Watford
Arancha Burnell's house has been stuck on the market for two years with a whopping 60 viewings. Phil finds dated décor and a bedroom that looks like a Swedish sauna.
Episode 19 - Strood, Kent
Phil helps Helen and Paul Merrick turn around the stalled sale of their house after eight months on the market. But will the owners be willing to change their ways?
Episode 20 - Penicuik
In Penicuik in Scotland, Phil visits a house that's been stuck on the market for more than three years. Nonetheless he's convinced he can help owner Vivian land a buyer in a week.