Made in Chelsea
|Made in Chelsea|
|Opening theme||"Punching in a Dream" – The Naked and Famous (series 1)
"Midnight City" – M83 (series 2, 4 and 5)
"New France" – Orbital (series 3)
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||5|
|No. of episodes||47 (aired) (List of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Sarah Dillistone
|Running time||60 mins|
|Production company(s)||Monkey Kingdom Ltd|
|Original channel||E4 (UK)
Style Network (USA)
|Picture format||16:9 (HDTV)|
|Original run||9 May 2011– present|
Made in Chelsea (abbreviated as MiC) is a BAFTA award-winning, structured reality television series that is broadcast by E4 in the United Kingdom and on Style in the United States. Essentially, the characters play structured versions of themselves in the wealthy Chelsea district of London and is similar in style to ITV2's The Only Way Is Essex. The structured nature of the show forces a redefinition of the term "reality television" to the extent that the cast are not "true" actors as the show follows the lives of several real, young, affluent Chelsea socialites. Made in Chelsea is mostly shot in the West London areas of Belgravia, Kings Road, and Knightsbridge as well as occasionally featuring other locations such as Dubai, Finland, Marrakech,Paris and the south of France.
The show was renewed for a 10-episode second series as part of E4's decision to stop airing Friends and filming began on 29 July 2011. The second series premiered on Monday 19 September 2011 and was followed by a reunion episode presented by Rick Edwards, and a 90-minute Christmas Special, which aired on 22 December 2011. A 10-episode third series was confirmed on 21 November 2011 and began airing on 2 April 2012.
The fourth series began on 15 October 2012, with five new cast members including Andy Jordan, Sam Cussins, Stevie Johnson and Lucy Watson. Later on, it was confirmed two other cast members were joining the show for the fourth series—Sophia Sassoon, the ex-girlfriend of current cast member Spencer, and 21-year-old Ianthe Rose Cochrane-Stack, Richard's new girlfriend. Series 4 was followed by a Christmas special which aired on 24 December 2012.
Series 5 began on 8 April 2013. Four new cast members have been confirmed as joining the show, sisters, Fran and Olivia Newman-Young, Phoebe-Lettice Thompson and her on/off boyfriend Josh Coombs.
|Spencer Matthews||24||Broker, heir to Eden Rock Hotel St. Barths, starred in The Bachelor. Educated at Mander Portman Woodward London and Eton.||1—present|
|Camilla 'Millie' Mackintosh||23||Makeup artist. Distant heir to Quality Street. Educated at Millfield. Currently engaged to rapper Professor Green.||1—present|
|Francesca 'Cheska' Hull||25||Stirrer. Blog author, former PR rep for Raffles nightclub on King's Road.||1—present|
|Rosie Fortescue||23||Stirrer. Fashion blogger. Educated at Downe House and Goldsmiths. Rosie has a twin sister.||1—present|
|Ollie Locke||28||Educated at Newcastle. 2009 Whisky Mist Host 2010-2011 Amika London PR 2009. Author of "Laid in Chelsea".||1—present|
|Alexandra 'Binky' Felstead||22||PA for Richard Dinan, former PA and receptionist at a London hedge-fund company. Educated at Millfield.||1—present|
|Francis Boulle||24||Entrepreneur, Franco-Mauritian polo-playing heir to a diamond fortune. Educated at The Oratory School, Edinburgh and Regent's College London.||1—present|
|Louise Thompson||22||Crying. Educated at Downe House and will soon be graduating from Edinburgh.||2—present|
|Jamie Laing||24||Creator of Candy Kittens and heir to McVitie's. Educated at Radley and Leeds.||2—present|
|Oliver 'Proudlock'||26||Creator of Serge DeNimes fashion label. Educated at Eton and Newcastle.||2—present|
|Richard Dinan||25||Entrepreneur, founder of The Phantom Card. Educated at Teddies and left at age 16 to become a full-time entrepreneur.||3—present|
|Andy Jordan||24||Broker. Educated at Teddies and Leeds.||4—present|
|Stevie Johnson||23||Private Finance and Sauna Entrepreneur. Educated at Eton and Leeds.||4—present|
|Lucy Watson||22||Socialite. Educated at St Catherine's School, Bramley.||4—present|
|Olivia Newman-Young||22||Make-up artist, sister of Fran. Educated at Hurtwood House.||5—present|
|Fran Newman-Young||25||Singer, friend of Andy. Educated at Hurtwood House and Leeds.||5—present|
|Phoebe Lettice-Thompson||22||Best friend of Olivia, fashion assistant at Tatler.||5—present|
|Fredrik Ferrier||24||Model. Educated at The Oratory School and Bristol.||1—present|
|Mark-Francis Vandelli Orlov-Romanovsky||29||Magazine editor. Heir to the fortune of his mother, a Russian princess and fashion muse. Educated at St Paul's and UCL.||1—present|
|Victoria Baker-Harber||32||Swimwear designer. Educated at the University of the Arts London.||2—present|
|Sam Cussins||24||Sports marketing. Educated at Charterhouse and Leeds.||4—present|
|Ashley James||29||Model. Educated at Sedbergh School and Nottingham.||4—present|
|Josh Coombs||27||Works in design.||5—present|
|Tara Keeney||24||Student. Educated at North London Collegiate School.||5—present|
|Catherine 'Caggie' Dunlop||26||Singer/songwriter, creator of ISWAI fashion label. Educated at The Harrodian School, Wellington College and Strasberg. Former love interest for Spencer.||1—3|
|Hugo Taylor||29||Head of PR for The Bourne Collection. Educated at Harrow and the Courtauld Institute of Art.||1—3|
|Amber Atherton||29||Entrepreneur, model. Educated at Benenden and the London College of Fashion.||1—3|
|Gabriella Ellis||24||Singer/Songwriter. She, CJ Chapman and Ianthe Rose Cochrane-Stack are the only three not to have attended a private school.||1—4|
|Agne Motiejunaite||34||Intern/PA for Francis Boulle. ( Cast Member)||1|
|Funda Önal||31||Model, Spencer's ex-girlfriend.||1|
|CJ Chapman||26||Friend of Hugo. Educated at Charters School.||1|
|Matt Collier||24||Briefly dated Ollie.||1|
|Chloe Green||23||Daughter of Sir Philip Green, heiress to The Arcadia Group and Footwear designer of CJG shoes. Ex-girlfriend of Ollie.||2|
|Alice Davidson||20||Caggie's cousin, model for Serge De Nimes.||2|
|James Ryan||19||Intern for Francis Boulle.||2|
|Kimberley Garner||29||Property heiress, model, actress and fashion designer. Educated at St. George's School, Ascot. Director of Kimberley London Ltd.||3|
|Natalie Joel||29||Model, Hugo's girlfriend. Educated at WBAIS Israel and Nottingham.||3|
|Karin Joel||29||Natalie's sister.||3|
|Harriet Loder||31||From a wealthy German family.||3|
|Gemma Gregory||30||An intern for Richard, model for The Kooples.||2—3|
|Ianthe Rose Cochrane-Stack||27||Model, fashion student, ex-girlfriend of Richard. Gabriella Ellis and she are the only two not to have attended a private school since she was educated at the high-performing Waldegrave School for Girls and Esher College, both of which are state-run.||4|
|Sophia Sassoon||23||Actress and model. Educated at St. George's School, Ascot and Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.||4|
|Carly Rothman||?||Friend of Lucy. Educated at Cranleigh School.||4|
|Series||Episodes||First airdate||Last airdate||Average Viewers|
|1||8||9 May 2011||27 June 2011||655,000|
|2||10||19 September 2011||21 November 2011||543,000|
|3||10||2 April 2012||4 June 2012||799,000|
|4||10||15 October 2012||17 December 2012||708,000|
|5||12||8 April 2013||24 June 2013|
These viewing figures are taken from BARB.
Series 1 (2011) 
The first series mostly revolves around the relationship between long time friends Caggie and Spencer. Although they both have openly strong feelings for each other they have never acted upon them. The situation is made more complicated when Caggie meets Spencer's girlfriend Funda who suspects more is going on between the friends. Funda confronts Caggie about her feelings who assures her nothing is going on. After this Caggie invites Funda out with the girls to try and ensure a civil relationship with her. Soon after this however, Spencer breaks up with Funda, telling her they are too different. He and Hugo then decide to take Caggie and Millie away to Cannes for the weekend to celebrate Caggie's birthday. Whilst away Spencer tells Caggie he has broken up with Funda and is in love with her but she tells them it is too soon after his relationship. After this rejection Spencer decides to try and play it cool and ignore Caggie which results in her telling him that he shouldn't treat her like that as her friend and she isn't going to bow down to him after being single for a matter of days. Caggie reveals to Millie that she's decided to go back to New York and asks her not to tell Hugo for fear that Spencer will go and persuade her not to leave. However, she decides to tell him herself because she knows he would never forgive her for not saying goodbye. After the two share a kiss before she leaves, Spencer rushes to the airport to stop her but is told by Millie he's too late and she has gone.
Spencer's best friend Hugo is also caught in a love triangle between himself, Millie and Rosie. Even though the two girls are aware of the other's attraction to Hugo, Millie bids on him in a charity auction winning a date. Hugo seems to lead them on by telling them both he enjoys spending time with them more than the other. However, whilst Spencer is telling Rosie she has nothing to worry about as Hugo and Millie are just friends, the two share a kiss. After this however, he decides that he likes Rosie more and tells Millie. He goes to Rosie who then tells him she doesn't want to act on her feelings and she wants to stay friends. In Cannes Hugo and Millie share another kiss, Millie tells Rosie and asks if she is sure she is okay with this. Rosie then decides to tell Hugo she has feelings for him expecting him to like her back but instead he tells her he is happy with Millie and the two confirm their relationship.
Another relationship within the series is that of Ollie and Gabriella. Gabriella is deeply in love with Ollie but it always seems that Ollie does not feel the same and she decides to do something special for his birthday - skiing. However, tension builds as unknown to Gabriella, Ollie also invites his two best friends Binky and Cheska which she is unhappy with. After the ski trip, the relationship finally caves after Ollie admits that he is bisexual and needs to be single so that he can think about what he wants, ending the relationship. Binky spends time with both Ollie and Gabriella separately but lies to them and says she hasn't seen the other. Ollie decides he wants to try his hand at modelling, however he is told he will have to cut off his hair which he isn't too keen on. After bumping into the trio Gabriella is invited to the masked ball but is unimpressed when Ollie spends his time talking to another girl. After this, whilst trying to get a guy for Cheska in the park, Ollie ends up getting a date with him. The date goes well and the two attend the polo together. Cheska and Binky decide it's best to tell Gabriella that Ollie has been seeing a guy and she then meets him during the match. She speaks to Ollie privately and tells him she is happy for him before walking off with a date of her own.
Meanwhile, after not very many attempts to woo Caggie, Millie tells Francis that Caggie is not interested. Distraught, he hires Agne as his intern and a close friendly relationship develops. However, she goes on a date with Fredrik who is also keen on her. The two discuss the situation afterwards and decide to both keep dating her so as not to let her get in the way of their friendship. They reveal this arrangement to Amber and Rosie, the latter disclosing the information to Agne herself. This leads to a confrontation between Francis and Rosie where he tells her to keep out of his business. Disgusted with the idea of the two men sharing her and shocked by Francis' behaviour, Agne decides to hand in her resignation letter. During the polo Francis apologises to Agne and asks her out on a date to which she accepts.
Series 2 (2011) 
Hugo and Millie's relationship starts to deteriorate as rumours spread about Hugo playing away and this eventually leads to the end of their relationship. Millie is comforted by Caggie who also reveals that Hugo did cheat on her. After confronting him Millie decides to leave London for some space. When she returns, the former couple have no contact until he confronts her with the information that she also cheated on him prior to his indiscretion. After some time, the two begin to mend their friendship and spend time together. Rosie becomes offended when Millie asks her if anything happened with Hugo whilst she was in Monaco but when it is revealed that they did hook up Millie is left devastated again.
Ollie is in a new relationship with Chloe but Cheska and Binky feel caught in the middle as they try to maintain their friendship with Gabriella. They tell him he can't cut her out of his life but also worry she isn't coping with the break up after she casts an Ollie lookalike in the music video for her song 'Fight'. Following this Chloe decides she needs to speak to Gabriella and tells her about the effect she is having on her relationship and, although the girls become friends, Chloe and Ollie's relationship eventually ends for other reasons. Cheska begins seeing Kendal, one of the Ollie look-a-likes, and invites him to a dinner party with the gang. When Binky goes to Caggie's gig instead of dinner, Cheska becomes upset because of the argument she had with Hugo and feels Binky isn't supporting her splitting the group apart. After going to Morocco with Spencer and the group, Binky realises how much she misses Cheska and Ollie and apologises. Ollie decides he wants to release a book about 21st century men and relationships.
Spencer tells his friends he has moved on from Caggie and enters a 'friends with benefits' relationship with old flame Louise. The two grow extremely close but become strained when Caggie returns as the latter struggles to be around the couple and Spencer struggles to be around both the girls. Louise, sensing his feelings, decides to end things with him just as Caggie grows close to Proudlock. This is short-lived as Caggie's cousin Alice comes to visit and begins seeing Proudlock. Whilst away in Morocco, Spencer tells Caggie that he loves her but she rejects him, saying that she only likes him as a friend. The tension increases when Thomas, a guy that Caggie met in Paris, suddenly arrives in London, wanting to spend time with her. Deeply hurt, Spencer decides to distance himself from Caggie, which upsets her as she still wants to remain close friends and she realises how important he is to her and the two resume their friendship. However, in a Christmas special it is announced after a trip to Finland that something has happened between Caggie and Spencer but their relationship status is left unknown as Caggie leaves for Australia with Proudlock.
Jamie, long time friend of Spencer and Hugo, returns to London and is told to curb his spending habits. He also asks Rosie out on a date and hopes to get closer to her during a country get-away at his manor; however, she doesn't seem interested and rejects him. After this, he asks Spencer permission to ask Louise on a date and decides he wants to open his own sweet shop but is told he needs a full business plan before his funds will be released. Jamie then asks Louise out on a date and, although they have a good time, she tells him she is returning to Edinburgh for university. When she returns, she decides to remain friends with Jamie after discovering he had a one-night stand with Gabriella.
Amber attempts to woo Francis to get to finance her new jewellery line. He also asks Louise out on a date and is introduced to Chloe's friend Natalia. During his casino night Francis calls Amber's bluff on her intentions; she admits that she wants him involved with her jewellery line, to which he accepts. He then meets up with Natalia again and they begin dating. Francis also selects a new intern, James, to help set up new ventures.
Series 3 (2012) 
After spending the winter in Australia, Caggie tells Spencer she wants to remain friends which he agrees to but is hurt to find whilst away she had the name of another man (Joel) tattooed on her arm. Following this they discuss how their relationship has changed since their brief fling. Caggie leaves to go on tour with a band.
Hugo is in a new relationship with Natalie, and the other boys, in particular Spencer, feel that they barely get to see him anymore. Millie is finally over Hugo but still refuses to speak to Rosie as she has made no attempts to heal their friendship. Millie and Caggie are pleasantly surprised when Natalie talks to them when they run into her having lunch with Rosie and Victoria. They realise this shows Rosie in an even worse light as she ignores them. Millie has also started an intership with Glamour Magazine.
Proudlock takes Jamie to his church, where he meets Kimberley, a friend of Proudlock's. He seems interested in her but Francis asks her out on a date during Gabilicious's party. However, just before their date Kimberley asks Francis if she can bring her friend Harriet and if he could bring a friend for her. He decides to take Jamie who is more interested in Kimberley. Jamie and Spencer decide to move into together but Jamie soons becomes angry and upset with Spencer's attitude towards him especially after he makes a move on Kimberley after Jamie has told him he likes her. Jamie comments that this is exactly what he did with Louise.
Ollie introduces Cheska to his friend Richard. Gabriella comments to Binky about both of them having slept with him. Cheska invites Richard to a benefit she is holding, however once there Gabriella interrupts them and steals the attention from her. Richard and Kimberley start dating much to Cheska's disapproval. Louise decides to leave Spencer for Jamie, but then rekindles her relationship with Spencer in Dubai where she realises she does not want Jamie. Francis calls Jamie from Dubai telling him that Louise and Spencer have slept together during their time in Dubai.
Spencer and Louise return from Dubai to a very upset Jamie who immediately confronts them over their affair in Dubai. Francis attempts to cheer up Jamie. Francis is confronted by Spencer and demands why Francis revealed to Jamie that Spencer and Louise hooked up in Dubai. Spencer seeks advice in Binky and confides his feelings over recent events in her. Jamie agrees to meet with Spencer to discuss what happened between him and Louise, resulting in Jamie storming out. Richard continues to woo Kimberley. Binky and Cheska stumble across a major secret regarding Kimberley and her past relationship with Binky's old boss, Diego, who claims that Kimberley left him during the night weeks ago and has not heard from her since.
Millie, Cheska, Rosie, Louise, Victoria, Natalie and her sister, Karin visit a spa to relax after the dramatic trip to Dubai and to cheer up Louise after all the recent upset. At the spa, Millie becomes uncomfortable when she discovers that Rosie has tagged along. During a pamper session, Cheska and Rosie over hear Millie talking to Louise about how she is annoyed that they are there with them. Cheska and Rosie decide to confront Millie over her behaviour and end up in a huge argument. The next morning, over breakfast, Millie decides to leave following the argument the previous evening. Back in Chelsea, Louise decides to bury the hatchet with Jamie and then meets up with Spencer declaring that she wants to give their relationship another go.
Binky and Cheska act upon their newfound knowledge regarding Kimberley and decide to meet up with Diego to discuss Kimberley's behaviour and reveal that Kimberley is now dating Richard. Diego tells Cheska and Binky that Kimberley only left him weeks ago and that they were making long term plans before she left him. Richard hosts a dinner party inviting Binky, Cheska, Kimberley, Jamie and Ollie. Jamie hosts a Scottish reeling party where Spencer apologises to Jamie and they eventually make up. Cheska turns up with Diego as her date, causing Kimberley to panic when Diego confronts her over her behaviour, and seeks closure, leading to Kimberley storming out with Richard in tow.
Hugo organises a meeting between Millie and Rosie to discuss their problems and hopefully repair their friendship. They both agree to not be rude to each other anymore and work towards a clean slate. Richard decides to whisk Kimberley away on a romantic trip to Italy to cheer her up after her confrontation with Diego. Ollie suggests that he and the rest of the group tags along in order to try and rebuild the relationships broken due to the Diego situation. Binky accidentally invites Gabriella making Ollie feel extremely awkward. Once they arrive in a rainy Italy, tensions immediately reveal themselves between the two groups, and before long, Kimberley decides to confront Cheska as to why she decided to bring Diego to Jamie's party. She denies that she never cheated on Diego, and Cheska accuses Kimberley of going on dates whilst Diego was still her boyfriend. Later on in the evening, over dinner, things become immediately uncomfortable when Kimberley arrives late and ends up making out with Richard in front of the others after dinner. Gabriella has a belated entrance and is filled on on the day's events. The next day, the group visits Ravello where Richard tells Kimberley he wants to make their relationship more long term. Gabriella and Ollie finally bury the hatchet and become friends again. Binky and Ollie then leave the table leaving Gabriella and Cheska to talk about their issues over Richard, resulting in them both having a clean slate. Later in the day, Richard tells the others of his disappointment in them over their meddling, making Cheska doubt her decision to reveal Diego's revelations over his past relationship with Kimberley.
Back in Chelsea, Jamie is enjoying his newly single life without Louise, exploring his options with Francis and Proudlock. But having failed to get a date for Natalie's drinks party, Jamie decides to not attend, leading to Spencer thinking that he is still holding a grudge over his blossoming relationship with Louise. In an attempt to repair her friendship with Rosie, Millie invites her, Louise, Natalie and model, Henrietta, to sample make-up on.
Jamie enlists the help of Francis and Binky to choose girls to be his Candy Kittens for the launch of his new sweet business, which Henrietta auditions for. Spencer meets up with Caggie, who is on tour, to discuss the love triangle between Spencer, Louise and Jamie. He asks her for advice on how to handle the situation, and she tells him that Louise needs to talk to Jamie about her feelings and how it was always Spencer. Kimberley and Cheska meet up to speak about their problems. Kimberley accuses Cheska of flirting with Richard and trying to break up her and Richard. They end on a low note and Cheska walks off without a make up of any kind. Cheska visits Richard at his office where she tells him about the argument she just had with Kimberley. Richard defends Kimberley and accuses Cheska of being a meddler and making their trip to Italy awkward. Cheska declares that she will never be civil with Kimberley, and Richard decides to start ignoring Cheska if she can never get on with Kimberley. Ollie decides to throw a 60s themed party, where Harriet tells Cheska and Binky that as far as she knew, Kimberley and Diego had completely finished before Kimberley went on dates with Spencer, Jamie and Richard. Cheska becomes upset over the deterioration of her friendship with Richard. Louise and Jamie finally talk about the elephant in the room where Louise declares her hatred for Jamie making things awkward between them, which Jamie denies, and eventually Louise walks off. Cheska decides to apologise to Richard for her behaviour in Richard's office and Richard makes it clear that he didn't mean to be so aggressive and apologises. Spencer apologises to Jamie for hooking up with Louise while Jamie and her were still together, and they decide to completely forget about the issue, and return to the party.
Series 4 (2012) 
The fourth series revolves mainly around the blossoming relationship between Spencer and Louise, who, after a summer of enjoying single life, realises that he wants to rekindle his relationship with Louise and pursues who whilst in St. Tropez, where Victoria launches her swimwear range. New boy Andy immediately takes a liking towards Louise and makes the start of Spencer and Louise's relationship difficult as he continues to try and win Louise over, which Spencer successfully prevents after many attempts by Andy. All seems well until Spencer tells Louise he is moving in with Jamie Proudlock and Francis, which makes Louise worry that Spencer will return to his single, partying ways under the influence of Jamie. At Mark-Francis's party they have an argument and end up on an uncertain future regarding their relationship. At the Christmas party, Francis informs Millie and Rosie that Spencer has been cheating on Louise, so they confront Spencer about his cheating with his ex Funda as well as with another girl and then Millie slaps him.
Jamie, Proudlock and Francis throw a housewarming party which new cast members Stevie and Sam attend, Sam attempts to woo Binky and though he tries hard, Binky eventually accepts to go on a date with Jamie. Jamie takes Binky to a golf course for their date, and the date goes well until Sam and Andy crash the date and join in with them for a group golf game. Jamie becomes agitated when Sam begins to flirt with Binky whilst still on a date with him. Following the date, Jamie fails to pursue Binky and becomes flaky as to whether he actually begin a relationship with her. At Spencer's birthday party, Binky tells Jamie that he needs to think about their situation before actually thinking of a real relationship, later on at the party, Jamie wins Binky over and they kiss. When Jamie and the boys head to Brighton, Jamie calls Binky to ask her out again, with a mixed response and Binky agrees to see him at Richard's boat party. Following on from their conversation at Richard's, Binky tells Jamie that she doesn't think it's a good idea to go on anymore dates due to Jamie's flakiness. At Proudlock's country house party, Jamie again tries it on with Binky, with success, and the two seem to be in perfect harmony. The next day, Jamie wakes up with different feelings, and admits to Binky he might not be ready to start a relationship, and Binky does not react well, and storms off to heal her broken heart. Jamie apologises to Binky after she goes to stay with her Mum for a few weeks, and they move on amicably.
Richard has a new girlfriend, Ianthe Rose Cochrane-Stack, and introduces him to the rest of the group with cautious optimism following his relationship with Kimberley. Cheska and the group react well and Ianthe soon becomes friends with them. After their relationship progresses, Richard decides he no long wants to continue their relationship and breaks up with Ianthe at Jamie's party. Ollie, in a bid to start a new relationship cuts his hair by 10 inches. Gabriella comes back on the scene and the two soon become close again, making others question whether they will get back together. After much flirting and spending time together, the pair end up hooking up when the group visit Amsterdam, following an alcohol fuelled night. When they return to Chelsea, things seem to be back to what they once were between Gabriella and Ollie, awkward. Gabriella decides to leave Chelsea for good to focus on her music, but not before a heartfelt goodbye from Ollie who declares their friendship is there to stay and that they will never be out of each other's lives.
Jamie meets Lucy Watson whilst out at Embargo on a boys' night out. He pursues her and invites her out for drinks at the Bluebird. Cheska and Ollie bump into them, and following his situation with Binky, they find it very awkward. Lucy introduces herself to them and they tell her about Binky and her relationship with Jamie, and she's labels herself a 'player'. Rosie hosts a dinner party and Andy invites Lucy to be his date at the party, making Jamie jealous. During the dinner, Spencer confronts Andy after he kisses Lucy in front of Jamie, and the whole table ends up in a debate over Andy and Lucy's relationship. Lucy becomes vulnerable and tries to end the argument by getting everybody out of her 'grill'. Lucy confronts Jamie and accuses him of spreading rumours that Lucy has been getting around and getting with lots of different guys, and ends up storming off. Lucy and Andy continue their relationship and go on a few dates before she ends their relationship abruptly over coffee. At Jamie's party Lucy confronts Spencer over his rumoured accusations of her being a player and getting around, he denies this and they end up walking off.
Millie's friend and ex-girlfriend of Spencer, Sophia Sassoon, returns to Chelsea from New York and makes quite an impact among the boys of the group. Andy pursues her and they go out on a date until they decide to keep it as just friends. Sophia and Francis, who are old friends, immediately spark up a chemistry between them when they visit an art gallery together, where they flirt continuously. Sophia joins Francis and Proudlock at dinner and Sophia ends up inviting Proudlock back to her house and they sleep together, upsetting Francis. At Rosie's dinner party, Proudlock and Sophia sit together further upsetting Francis. Sophia joins Francis outside of the party and they talk about Sophia's one night stand with Proudlock, she accepts her mistake and the two make up. Sophia become torn between Proudlock and Francis, striking up a love triangle. To get over Sophia, Francis decides to take matters into his own hands and meets Ashley, who he asks out on a date. After Sophia tells Proudlock of her feelings for Francis, she decides to go to Francis' house to declare her love for him, but realises she is too late as he is on a date with Ashley. Francis takes Ashley to an art gallery, and they kiss. At Mark-Francis's party, Sophia bumps into Francis and Ashley, and the two girls introduce each other, leaving Sophia alone. At the end, Francis breaks up with Ashley realising he likes Sophia and then they kiss at the Christmas Party.
Series 5 (2013) 
Filming began in January 2013 for the first block of six episodes. Filming continued less thoroughly until April 2013, when full filming resumed for the second block of six episodes.
- Series 5 runs for 12 weeks; thus concluding on 24 June 2013 after beginning on 8 April 2013.
The series focuses on the relationship between Spencer and Louise which begins to break down after revelations come to light about Spencer's behavior. Also focused upon in this series is Jamie and Tara's relationship which is disrupted by Lucy with rumors about them supposedly kissing on holiday in Verbier. Tara eventually forgives Jamie and Lucy goes on a date with Spencer,much to Jamie's disapproval. Andy kisses Fran on a drink-date however then spends a profuse amount of time with Louise which upsets Fran. Ollie begins dating Francis' ex-girlfriend Ashley, however Oscar, Ollie's best friend, affects their friendship to such an extent that it results in their indefinite break-up. Ollie Locke & Rylan Clark of TV fame is playing the Royal Albert Hall this August. They have written and composed an Avant-garde piece of Musique concrète described By the New York Times As “A Visceral Collage of the post-postmodern, A Phantasmagorial and brutal tale of the extreme deal, the abstract and primitive metallic grind of existence” The performers will each have two high quality wireless piezo micrpohonic pickups glued to their posteriors and will also be wearing wireless headset microphones. This four way recording device will be split into an additional 16 channels with each uttereance or bodily sound triggering various industrial samples and percussion. All the original audio non sample based sounds will be panned in 360 surround sound supplied by 36 Marshall jcm-800’s specially placed around the venue. The samples and sound manipulation of the concert will be produced by Justin Broadrick of Godflesh fame.
The series has received mixed reviews from critics and has been heavily compared to The Only Way Is Essex, "The participants are slimmer, sleeker, more moneyed and honey-coloured than their Essex counterparts - but some things remain the same". Keith Watson of Metro said, "What is it about these fake reality soaps that proves so gruesomely addictive?", and "So there you go, just what you need in your life: more pointless people."  whilst Digital Spy said "It's all incredibly silly, but we're already falling in love with it a little bit and it will fill a lovely TOWIE-shaped hole for the summer".
The first series of the show was positive with viewers. The show drew 583,000 viewers with its first episode and this figure rose to 624,000 for the second episode with another 117,800 viewers watching the repeat an hour later. It also became the most tweeted about show on channel 4 for 2011.
The first series finale managed to draw in 718,000 viewers on its first showing and was the highest rated show on E4 for the entire day. The series managed a high of 791,000 viewers for its sixth episode.
The show was renewed for a second series before the end of the first. E4′s commissioning editor, David Williams, explained that "the staggering amount of audience engagement has proven it to be a perfect fit for E4′s young audience".
The show managed to trend worldwide on Twitter during the first episode of the second series and carried on trending in the UK for twelve hours after the episode had ended.
The third series broke records for the show when it premiered with over 900,000 viewers and reached over a million viewers for the ninth episode, achieving a series peak.
The fifth series premiered with 956,000 viewers on 8 April 2013. The show was also the highest tweeted programme for that day, with people even tweeting 12 hours before the broadcast of the first episode. The series is so far yet to fall under 800,000 viewers each week, making it the most-viewed series since the show began.
Live in Chelsea 
With the second series of Made in Chelsea a live spin-off concept called Live in Chelsea (presented by Joel Dommett) was launched. It involves members of the cast taking turns in front a camera to answer questions directly from the audience live. The show is being filmed in secret locations within Chelsea and being shown exclusively through the internet rather than TV – using the ShowCaster platform.
DVD release 
|Series||Episodes||Discs||DVD release date|
|1||8||2||19 September 2011|
|All episodes from the first series|
|2||12||3||16 April 2012|
|All episodes from the second series plus end of series Studio Special and Christmas Special|
|3||11||3||15 October 2012|
|All episodes from the third series plus end of series Studio Special|
The Style Network has bought the rights to air the show in the United States, and began to carry it on November 12, 2012 from the first series. In 2012, Canadian-American singer Stacey Jackson appeared in a music video with cast members Spencer Matthews and Binky Felstead which was filmed in New York City.
See also 
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- Made In Chelsea's Hugo doesn't know if he'll be back for second series | Metro.co.uk
- "E4 reveals plans to replace 1,000 hours of 'Friends'". Digital Spy. 11 August 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
- "Made In Chelsea series 2". E4. 12 September 2011. Retrieved 12 September 2011.
- "Made in Chelsea Series 3 (and a Christmas Special)". E4. 21 November 2011. Retrieved 21 November 2011.
- Made in Chelsea - Channel 4
- Made In Chelsea Welcomes New Faces As Jamie Laing's Friends Join The Show - Celebrity Gossip, News & Photos, Movie Reviews, Competitions - Entertainmentwise
- Made in Chelsea cast series 4: Meet the new posh kids on the block - Mirror Online
- "The Chelsea Girls/The Chelsea Guys". E4. Retrieved 2011-06-22.
- "Made in Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh engaged to rapper Professor Green".
- "Made in Chelsea, E4, review". Telegraph Online. May 9, 2011. Retrieved May 24, 2011.
- "Made in Chelsea is The Only Way Is Essex with added 'OK, yah'". Metro.co.uk. May 9, 2011. Retrieved May 24, 2011.
- "Made in Chelsea': Reality TV goes posh". Digital Spy. May 9, 2011. Retrieved May 24, 2011.
- "Made in Chelsea ratings rise". broadcastnow.co.uk. May 17, 2011. Retrieved June 22, 2011.
- "NEWSFLASH: Made in Chelsea Series Two". E4. June 22, 2011. Retrieved June 22, 2011.
- "Chelsea finale fails to shine". Broadcast Now. June 28, 2011. Retrieved August 19, 2011.
- "Unreality TV: E4 Commissions Series 2 of Made in Chelsea". UnrealityTV. June 23, 2011. Retrieved August 22, 2011.
- "Made In Chelsea second series a hit with Twitter as it trends worldwide". Metro. September 20, 2011. Retrieved September 20, 2011.
- "Made in Chelsea [DVD]". Amazon. Retrieved August 19, 2011.
- "Made in Chelsea - Series 2 [DVD]". Amazon. Retrieved March 12, 2012.
- Made in Chelsea - Series 3 [DVD]: Amazon.co.uk: Film & TV
- 'Made in Chelsea' to air in the US on Style Network - Made in Chelsea News - Reality TV - Digital Spy
- Reveal Showbiz Spencer and Binky in American music video