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Channel 4 announces new cast members for Made In Chelsea: Mallorca

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The Chelsea gang are trading SW3 for the sunny landscapes of Mallorca, so get ready for a summer of love, laughter and plenty of drama.

Existing relationships will be tested, new connections will be formed, and old wounds will be re-opened. 

The cast taking part are Olivia Bentley, Miles Nazaire, Emily Blackwell, Maeva D’Ascanio, James Taylor, Ollie Locke-Locke, Gareth Locke-Locke, Julius Cowdrey, Digby Edgley, Tristan Phipps, Ruby Adler, Reza Amiri-Garroussi and Sam Prince.

The four new faces joining the show are:

Channel 4 commissions documentary exploring impact of Operation Yewtree

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The Accused: National Treasures On Trial will explore the operation’s lasting impact on the country’s values, attitudes and culture, with personal stories from three figures accused by Operation Yewtree or one of the subsequent investigations it spawned: Sir Cliff Richard, radio DJ Paul Gambaccini and former Pop Idol judge and DJ Neil Fox. While accused, the three were never arrested, charged, or convicted.

Channel 4 commissions a second series of Rescue: Extreme Medics

The four-part series follows the precarious and life-saving work of the clinicians and call handlers who respond to emergency accidents in some of Scotland’s most wild and inhospitable landscapes. 

The experts need to make time-critical decisions in harsh and extreme conditions across Scotland. 

The series follows the process from the initial 999 call all the way through to when the patient leaves the hospital and resumes their normal life at home. 

Channel 4 commissions two new Jamie Oliver series

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Jamie’s One-Pan Wonders sees Oliver whip up one-pan recipes that are perfect for people with busy lives who still want to eat delicious and nutritious meals. 

The one-pan and pot meals will give people quick and easy brunches, lunches, dinners and desserts.

The series will feature recipes from Oliver’s upcoming book ONE: Simple One-Pan Wonders and will include never-seen-before tips and tricks that will create big flavour meals, all while cutting down on the washing up.

Award-winning comedy drama Ramy returns to Channel 4 for series two

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Created by and starring comedian Ramy Youssef, the series follows the titular Ramy (Youssef) on a conflicting spiritual journey, caught between his Muslim faith and his millennial friends in modern America.

The son of Egyptian immigrants Maysa (Hiam Abbass, Succession) and Farouk (Amr Waked, Lucy), Ramy is forced to navigate the opposing lifestyles of his Muslim community, who see life as a moral test, and his friends, who think life has no consequence.

Channel 4 to dramatise #WagathaChristie case for new courtroom docudrama

Across two parts, the drama will use the real court transcripts to recreate the defamation case that gripped the nation in 2022.

Dubbed #WagathaChristie when it first unfolded on social media in 2019, the case was not allowed to be televised when it reached the high court this year, so Channel 4 will bring to viewers the many memorable moments for the first time.

Actors will play the parts of the protagonists, including Rebekah Vardy, Coleen Rooney, Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy. As well as scenes from the courtroom, there will be analysis from the media and social media.

Channel 4 recommissions Billionaire Blooms

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New four-part series of Billionaire Blooms will go behind the scenes of the luxury floristry market.

Cameras will follow the work of internationally renowned florists as they create jaw dropping displays for exclusive venues and meticulous private clients.

The industry is a combination of spectacular design, stringent planning and the engineering of beautiful floral instillations on a high-end scale. 

Florist Jamie Aston has a five-day wedding in Venice and needs to plan and build an installation for his biggest gig of the year. 

Channel 4 to chart the rise and fall of Boris Johnson for new docuseries

Boris will look at the events that shaped the man from his time at Eton College through to his premiership.

Across four hour-long episodes, the documentary will draw from rare archive footage and consult those with intimate knowledge of Johnson - both friends and enemies – to reveal his true character.

Channel 4 commissions series two of Changing Rooms

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The iconic home makeover series is back for a second outing with the return of interior design superstars Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Jordan Cluroe and Russell Whitehead of 2LG Studio. 

They will be joined by two new interior designers Micaela Sharp and Whinnie Williams, plus carpenter and joiner Tibby Singh will be back to help make the designers’ visions come true. 

Changing Rooms champions colour and bold design choices, with the last series seeing a flamingo themed party lounge, a Californian inspired living room and a bohemian style boutique bedroom. 

Channel 4 commissions Myanmar: The Forgotten Revolution

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The documentary will delve into the truth behind three devastating mass killings, filled with video footage and eye witness testimonies.

The evidence will explain how potential war crimes have been committed, and how soldiers continuously target peaceful protestors, those trying to help the wounded and burn people alive.

Filmed over the course of a year, a group of young Burmese activists show the nation’s decline into civil war.