Rip Off Britain (TV series)

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Rip Off Britain
Genre Factual
Presented by Angela Rippon
Gloria Hunniford
Julia Somerville (2011—)
Jennie Bond (2009—10)
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 8 (Regular: Daytime)
3 (Regular: Primetime)
5 (Holidays)
3 (Food)
3 (Live)
No. of episodes 145 (Regular: Daytime)
28 (Regular: Primetime)
45 (Holidays)
30 (Food)
15 (Live)
Production
Running time 45 minutes
Release
Original network BBC One
Picture format 16:9
Original release 30 November 2009 (2009-11-30) – present

Rip Off Britain is a BBC One series which exposes Britain's rip-offs and helps consumers. It began on 30 November 2009, presented by former news journalists Angela Rippon, Gloria Hunniford and Jennie Bond. Newsreader Julia Somerville replaced Bond from series three.

Format[edit]

The presenters investigate viewers' stories of being ripped-off, expose some of the rip-offs, and seek answers and, where appropriate, refunds or compensation.

Transmissions[edit]

Regular[edit]

Daytime[edit]

Series Start date End date Episodes
1 30 November 2009 4 December 2009 5
2 22 November 2010 17 December 2010 20
3 28 November 2011 23 December 2011 20
4 3 September 2012 28 September 2012 20
5 2 September 2013 27 September 2013 20
6 15 September 2014 10 October 2014 20
7 14 September 2015 9 October 2015 20
8 12 September 2016 7 October 2016 20

Primetime[edit]

Series Start date End date Episodes
1 5 January 2011 8 April 2011 12
2 18 January 2012 30 May 2012 8
3 7 January 2013 5 August 2013 8

Holidays[edit]

Series Start date End date Episodes
1 7 January 2013 11 January 2013 5
2 6 January 2014 10 January 2014 5
3 5 January 2015 16 January 2015 10
4 4 January 2016 15 January 2016 10
5 2 January 2017 20 January 2017 15

Food[edit]

Series Start date End date Episodes
1 17 March 2014 28 March 2014 10
2 13 April 2015 24 April 2015 10
3 25 April 2016 6 May 2016 10

Live[edit]

Series Start date End date Episodes
1 20 October 2014 24 October 2014 5
2 19 October 2015 23 October 2015 5
3 10 October 2016 14 October 2016 5

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