Shop Well for Less Canceled BBC One Series Not Returning for Season 6

Status: Canceled
Latest Episode: 9/23/2021
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Station: BBC One

Steph McGovern and Alex Jones are on a mission to help families change the way they shop without changing their lifestyle.

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Name Air Dates
The Davis Family Sep 23, 2021

Jo and Melanie help a Gloucester family to stop spending on store cards and online credit and start saving their money for a new kitchen.

Ross and George Aug 26, 2021

Can Jo and Melanie break some tough shopping habits to get a Leicester couple closer to their dream home? Jo tests shiatsu massagers, and does it pay to spend more on secateurs?

The Gell Family Aug 19, 2021

Jo and Melanie are in North Yorkshire with a family who have been using shopping as a way to deal with anxiety resulting from the premature birth of their twins.

The Katnoria Family Aug 12, 2021

Jo and Melanie help a family of six save money to finish their hallway. Steam irons and air fryers are put to the test, and can the public tell a budget bathrobe from a pricier one?

Episode 5 Aug 21, 2019

Alex Jones and Steph McGovern travel to Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, to meet Antonietta Tulino and her three children, hoping to help the family change their spending habits. In an effort to confront their money-spending ways, Alex and Steph resort to shock tactics, and set up a pop-up-shop in the family home displaying all of their biggest spends, with shocking results. Can Alex and Steph help this family start saving, rather than spending?

Episode 4 Aug 14, 2019

This week Alex and Steph are in Milton Keynes to meet the Howarth family - one of our biggest spending families to date. Finance analyst Catherine and engineer Richard have two children, four-year-old Jonah and two-year-old Sophia. A lack of time management means the family has slid into some bad shopping habits, often buying two or three of the same household items. From tablets to cameras, irons to hairdryers, they even have two washing machines, two microwaves and two ovens, all because they think it's more convenient and ‘common sense'! The family has recently completed a large house extension and renovation project, and it's come at a cost, leaving them with credit card debt that they are desperate to pay off. Can Alex and Steph get this doubling-up duo to rein in their spending and get on top of their debt?

Episode 3 Aug 7, 2019

This week Alex and Steph are in North Lincolnshire with the Miller family. Wes and Mel have three children: Romeo, Ceci and Ronnie. They love hosting parties, and there's one extra special party that they need to save for - after 10 years together, Wes finally popped the question and asked Mel to marry him. But with no savings and big wedding expectations, they need to make considerable changes if they want the wedding of their dreams. Can Alex and Steph show these big spenders that it is possible to create memories without breaking the bank, and help them put money aside for their special day?

Episode 2 Jul 31, 2019

Alex and Steph meet the Mountford family. In the past Melissa and Jon didn't have to worry about their spending, but a change in circumstances means they need to tighten the purse strings.

Episode 1 Jul 24, 2019

The One Show presenter Alex Jones and business journalist Steph McGovern return to help more families change the way they shop. In the first edition, they meet Evesham couple John and Caroline, who have eight children ranging in age from 20 years to 20 months old. With 10 people living under one roof, Caroline and John are already super-savvy when it comes to spending, but they are discovering that as the kids get bigger, so do the costs that come with them.

Christmas Shop Well for Less Dec 12, 2018

Alex Jones and Steph McGovern return and are off to Yorkshire to tackle the Atwal-Brice family's seasonal spend. As foster parents, Paul and Michael have cared for over 20 children, including twin brothers Levi and Lucas who they adopted ten years ago. Levi and Lucas have since been diagnosed with autism and epilepsy, and need full-time care. As well as continuing to foster, Paul and Michael have recently adopted another set of one-year-old twins, Lance and Lotan. For this busy household, Paul and Michael feel Christmas is all about making special memories and don't hold back on anything, but can Steph and Alex convince them that magical memories don't have to come with a hefty price tag? If this family can make a few cutbacks they could start saving for a family trip to Disneyland, Florida. Alex also investigates how Christmas candles get their smell, while Steph finds out more about this year's interactive must-have toys.

Episode 4 Sep 19, 2018

Alex Jones and Steph McGovern meet Hannah and Damian, who were forced to sell their house after being made redundant and now dream of owning a home again.

Episode 3 Sep 12, 2018

Alex and Steph are in Hampshire with a family desperate to get on top of their spending. Georgette and Tommy got married seven years ago, bringing together their two families. Two years ago they upsized to a property in need of renovation, but in order to get the work finished they had to put everything on the credit card. Since then they have continued spending, so to try to get back in the black Tommy had to give up his dream job as a police officer and go back to his better-paid job in logistics. Can Alex and Steph help them reign in their spending so that they can get their finances back on track? To get Tommy and Georgette to confront the true scale of their spending habits, Alex and Steph sneak into their house to take a closer look and set up a pop-up shop of their biggest spends.

Episode 2 Sep 5, 2018

Alex and Steph have their biggest challenge yet with the Hurst family from Greater Manchester, whose high-end shopping habits are leaving a huge hole in their pockets. But can Alex and Steph prove to them that paying the most doesn't always mean you've bought the best? Loyal label lovers Tom and Jen Hurst are finding it hard to wean themselves off their expensive tastes, which were forged over years of living the high life - until their children came along. Sales manager Tom and sales executive Jen have recently reduced their working hours to spend more time with their children Scarlett, eight, and Charlie, three. They know they can't afford to keep up their expensive shopping sprees but are struggling to break their bad habits. Can Alex and Steph shock them into changing their ways and get them to reign in their spending?

Episode 1 Aug 29, 2018

Alex and Steph head to Caerphilly to meet the Ingram family. HGV driver Liam and IT engineer Emma are proud parents to a 10-year-old and two sets of twins. Emma's mum Katrina also lives with the family but even with her help, jumping from one child to five in less than two years has had a massive impact on Liam and Emma's finances. To shock the family into making some big changes, Steph and Alex build a surprise pop-up-shop in the Ingram's house with some of their biggest spends, but how will they react when they know the cost of their big brand spending? To get their spending down, the family's budget-blowing belongings are banned and replaced with alternatives disguised in plain packaging so the Ingram's have no idea what's been swapped and what hasn't. But will the family like Alex and Steph's changes?

Episode 6 May 24, 2017

Alex Jones and Steph McGovern are on a mission to help families change the way they shop. In the West Midlands, they hope to help the Murphy family save some much-needed cash.

Episode 5 May 17, 2017

Nisha and Sachin love to entertain and have recently renovated their kitchen. But this design-conscious couple believe you have to pay to get the best quality and design. Can Alex and Steph convince them that they don't have to spend a fortune to get the look they're after? Alex and Steph debrand their home, replacing many of their favourite products with cheaper alternatives.

Episode 4 Mar 23, 2017

Alex Jones and Steph McGovern are on a mission to help families change the way they shop without changing their lifestyle. They are in Surrey with John and Flo and their three children. A drop in income coupled with a reliance on credit means the family need help to get back in the black. The sooner the family start reining in their spending the better, so Alex and Steph debrand their home, replacing many of their favourite products with cheaper alternatives.

Episode 3 Mar 16, 2017

Alex Jones and Steph McGovern are on a mission to help families change the way they shop. In north Wales they try to help a family cut down on designer brands.

Episode 2 Mar 2, 2017

Alex and Steph head to north London to meet Kevin and Yolanda. This shopping-obsessed couple are desperate to save some money for their upcoming wedding. Having recently lost 16 stone between them, new-found confidence has led to a shopping obsession, each of them buying new clothes to flatter their new frames. To reveal just how much stuff there is, Alex and Steph have gone into the house and taken their possessions to stock a pop-up shop. Yolanda and Kevin can't believe it when they walk in and find everything out on display. When they are confronted with how much they have spent, they are left shocked. Alex and Steph swap Kevin and Yolanda's products for unbranded substitutes to show where they can spend less, but not all the products have been changed. Will they be able to spot the difference? And will they make the changes needed to save for their wedding?

Episode 1 Feb 23, 2017

Alex and Steph head to Glasgow to meet the Rodger family. Event organiser, Colin and dance lecturer Karen are parents to three sets of twins. This supersized family are desperate for their first holiday abroad, but they need to get their spending in check if this dream is to become a reality. Karen's addiction to shoes is rubbing off on the kids, and when it comes to technology, Colin always opts for the brand leader. While the family are out, Alex and Steph take a sneaky peek inside the house and make a pop-up shop with all the things the family already own to get them to face up to their spending. The family want to change, and we've put them to the ultimate test. All their usual branded products have had their labels removed and have been replaced with substitutes to open their eyes to alternatives. But will the family like Alex and Steph's changes?

Episode 2 Mar 16, 2016

In this episode, Alex and Steph are in Hertfordshire visiting a family who shop as a way of spending time together.

Episode 1 Mar 9, 2016

In the first episode, Alex & Steph head to South Yorkshire to meet the Allen family, who need to reprioritise their spending to fix a DIY disaster in their bathroom.

When will be Shop Well for Less next episode air date?

Shop Well for Less Canceled and Series Not Returning for Season 6.

Is The Shop Well for Less renewed or cancelled?

Latest Episode was 9/23/2021 and now is Canceled. Previous episodes of Shop Well for Less can be found on BBC One

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