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Hard to Please OAPs

Eight seasoned celebrities tackle modern technology. This week's Hard to Please OAPs include Michael Whitehall, who joins Ruth Madoc on a futuristic camping trip

This week's Hard to Please OAPs include Michael Whitehall, who joins Ruth Madoc on a futuristic camping trip

It’s time for some of the veteran stars to head off on holiday as Ruth Madoc (who sadly doesn’t say, ‘Hello campers!’) and Michael Whitehall test state-of-the art camping equipment.

Hard to Please OAPs

Michael Whitehall and Ruth test out tents

While an inflatable tent proves tricky, a pop-up shower cubicle doesn’t impress and nor does a meal kit that cooks itself (Michael claims the results look like something his dog might eat… or produce).

At home, June Brown and Amanda Barrie try a vibrating exercise plate and an automatic yoga mat that sends June to sleep!

Hard to Please OAPs

John Sergeant gets into a sweat

But as John Sergeant samples home sauna equipment, he works up more of a sweat getting it out of the box…

TV Times rating: ****

Mandy Cooper
Mandy Cooper

As TV Times Highlights Editor I get to hear about all the latest TV shows coming soon. Here at TVT HQ we are in the privileged position of selecting the best programmes from across all the channels and streaming platforms. Our mission is to make it easier for our readers to decide what to watch - and give them lots of choice of genres - all the latest shows, plus some nostalgic choices we call hidden gems, too. My career began with a postgraduate degree in periodical journalism (ahem, yes old school!) in 1991 and I’ve worked in TV media since 2000.