The Real Housewives of Cheshire is a British reality television series that premiered on 12 January 2015 on ITVBe. It chronicles the lives of 9 women — Tanya Bardsley, Lauren Simon, Seema Malhotra, Rachel Lugo, Hanna Kinsella, Nicole Sealey, Lystra Adams, Debbie Davies and Sheena Lynch.— in Cheshire as they socialize, work on their careers and spend time with their families.

As of 21 December 2021, 150 episodes of The Real Housewives of Cheshire have aired over fourteen series.

Series overview

SeriesEpisodesOriginally airedUK Viewers
(millions)
First airedLast aired
11012 January 2015 (2015-01-12)16 March 2015 (2015-03-16)0.490[citation needed]
2107 September 2015 (2015-09-07)9 November 2015 (2015-11-09)0.435[citation needed]
3114 April 2016 (2016-04-04)13 June 2016 (2016-06-13)0.569[citation needed]
4115 September 2016 (2016-09-05)8 November 2016 (2016-11-08)0.581[citation needed]
51127 March 2017 (2017-03-27)30 May 2017 (2017-05-30)0.637[citation needed]
61111 September 2017 (2017-09-11)14 November 2017 (2017-11-14)0.635[citation needed]
71126 March 2018 (2018-03-26)29 May 2018 (2018-05-29)0.595[citation needed]
81110 September 2018 (2018-09-10)13 November 2018 (2018-11-13)0.741[citation needed]
91125 March 2019 (2019-03-25)28 May 2019 (2019-05-28)0.711[citation needed]
10119 September 2019 (2019-09-09)12 November 2019 (2019-11-12)0.713[citation needed]
11820 April 2020 (2020-04-20)8 June 2020 (2020-06-08)0.570[citation needed]
121112 October 2020 (2020-10-12)21 December 2020 (2020-12-21)TBA
131010 May 2021 (2021-05-10)12 July 2021 (2021-07-12)TBA
141211 October 2021 (2021-10-11)21 December 2021 (2021-12-21)TBA

Episodes

Series 1 (2015)

Main article: The Real Housewives of Cheshire (series 1)

Tanya Bardsley, Leanne Brown, Magali Gorré, Ampika Pickston, Lauren Simon, and Dawn Ward are introduced as series regulars.

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a]
11"Welcome to Cheshire"12 January 2015 (2015-01-12)0.632[citation needed]
22"This is Ladies Night"19 January 2015 (2015-01-19)0.449[citation needed]
33"The Girl Who Got it All"26 January 2015 (2015-01-26)0.448[citation needed]
44"Dressed for Success"2 February 2015 (2015-02-02)0.416[citation needed]
55"Spa-ing Partners"9 February 2015 (2015-02-09)0.460[citation needed]
66"Going Quackers"16 February 2015 (2015-02-16)0.518[citation needed]
77"Big Night Out"23 February 2015 (2015-02-23)0.447[citation needed]
88"Happy Birthday Sweetie"2 March 2015 (2015-03-02)0.530[citation needed]
99"Lady Luck"9 March 2015 (2015-03-09)0.545[citation needed]
1010"Who's Coming to Dinner?"16 March 2015 (2015-03-16)0.515[citation needed]

Series 2 (2015)

Main article: The Real Housewives of Cheshire (series 2)

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a]
111"Off the Rails"7 September 2015 (2015-09-07)0.316[citation needed]
122"Girls on Film"14 September 2015 (2015-09-14)0.406[citation needed]
133"You'll Never Be Me"21 September 2015 (2015-09-21)0.405[citation needed]
144"20 Years and Counting"28 September 2015 (2015-09-28)0.358[citation needed]
155"Karma Is a B..."5 October 2015 (2015-10-05)0.453[citation needed]
166"Ladies Who Lunch"12 October 2015 (2015-10-12)0.412[citation needed]
177"Calendar Girls"19 October 2015 (2015-10-19)0.511[citation needed]
188"Uninvited"26 October 2015 (2015-10-26)0.483[citation needed]
199"I Do, I Do, I Do"2 November 2015 (2015-11-02)0.486[citation needed]
2010"The Masks Are Off"9 November 2015 (2015-11-09)0.516[citation needed]

Series 3 (2016)

Gorré departed as a series regular. Missé Beqiri, Stacey Forsey, and Seema Malhotra joined the cast.

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a]
211"All Change in Cheshire"4 April 2016 (2016-04-04)0.479[citation needed]
Tanya has exciting news to tell the girls, and Leanne and Dawn's friendship feels the strain after too many champagnes - but things soon hot up when three new housewives join the group. New housewife Seema hosts a fashion event and Dawn, after too many drinks, makes a comment about Missé.
222"A Currant Affair"11 April 2016 (2016-04-11)0.577[citation needed]
Missé is shocked to hear the comments Dawn made about her, Lauren opens up to Ampika about her marriage and Stacey hosts a glamorous dinner party for all the housewives, where there is a rift in the group. Tanya and Missé come to blows over Missé's opinions on the ladies' accents, resulting in Tanya storming out.
233"Divas Dancing"18 April 2016 (2016-04-18)0.572[citation needed]
Lauren heads off on holiday without Paul, while Ampika's feelings for her ex grow stronger. Tanya turns to pregnancy yoga as the other girls get their groove on at a diva dance class. A furious Dawn finds out that it was Stacey who told Missé about her drunken comment. Dawn attempts to clear the air with Missé, but later comes to blows with best friend Leanne on a night out with the girls.
244"Shaken and Stirred"25 April 2016 (2016-04-25)0.627[citation needed]
The fallout from Dawn and Leanne's row continues, with Dawn and Tanya questioning Leanne's motives. Missé throws a glamorous cocktail party, where Seema has a surprise for some of the girls but not others. Dawn and Stacey clash when Dawn confronts Stacey over her telling Missé about the comments she made.
255"Fabulous at 40"2 May 2016 (2016-05-02)0.591[citation needed]
Leanne hosts a glamorous Studio 54 birthday party where Ampika's outfit - or lack thereof - turns heads and gets tongues wagging. Later, Leanne confronts Seema about her not being invited to Paris fashion week, leaving Leanne feeling left out. Lauren kick starts her career and newly found independence, but drops a huge bombshell at the end of the night.
266"A Cheshire Girl in Paris"9 May 2016 (2016-05-09)0.555[citation needed]
Seema takes her latest collection to Paris Fashion Week with Tanya, Missé and Stacey, who are surprised when a couple of unexpected guests crash the fashion show. Lauren seeks guidance from her psychic about her marriage and Dawn thinks Ampika is plotting to turn Leanne against her. Later in Paris, Stacey questions Ampika's financial sources, and Ampika and Missé get into an argument when Missé confronts Ampika about her flirtatious behavior with Dawn's husband.
277"Going In-Seine"16 May 2016 (2016-05-16)0.604[citation needed]
The girls take Paris by storm, with Missé and Ampika attempting to move on after their clash at Seema's Paris fashion show. Back in Cheshire, Lauren poses nude for a portrait painting session. Stacey owns up to having a wild past, Missé and Ampika clash once again when Ampika's brashness offends her, and Ampika expresses her true feelings for ex-husband Mark during a very emotional dinner in the Seine.
288"Five Month Scan"23 May 2016 (2016-05-23)0.536[citation needed]
Tanya has a scan to find out the sex of her baby and reveals the news to the women in typical Bardsley style, while Dawn clashes with Leanne for going away without her. Stacey hosts a social fashion event, where Missé gives Ampika a makeover, but later clashes with Stacey and Seema. The tension between Ampika and Dawn reaches boiling point.
299"Ready for Battle"30 May 2016 (2016-05-30)0.628[citation needed]
Ampika drives a wedge between Dawn and Leanne, Stacey is furious with Missé after a makeover disaster and Tanya storms out of a shampoo launch event.
3010"Point of No Return"6 June 2016 (2016-06-06)0.580[citation needed]
There is trouble brewing on the eve of Taylor Ward's 18th birthday party and Dawn and Ampika come face to face for a dramatic final showdown.
3111"The Reunion"13 June 2016 (2016-06-13)0.514[citation needed]
Brian Dowling brings the women together to look back at all the drama of the third series, hearing their opinions on one another's behavior as they thrash out their differences.

Series 4 (2016)

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a]
321"A Fair to Remember"5 September 2016 (5 September 2016)0.547[citation needed]
As Tanya enters the final stages of her pregnancy, friendships are at breaking point from gossip and postings on social media. Dawn is fuming that Stacey thinks she's manipulative but plays the doting mother-in-law, as Taylor brings her boyfriend Sam home much to Ashley's horror. Seema prepares her Autumn/Winter fashion collection while Missé gets back into modelling as a runway bride.
332"Welcome to The Jungle"12 September 2016 (12 September 2016)0.562[citation needed]
Ampika offers an olive branch to Tanya but will she be forgiven? Stacey hosts a graduation garden party for her daughter, but things take a turn for the worst with a chaotic and disastrous arrival. Leanne throws a jungle-themed baby shower for Tanya - will all put their differences aside for one day or will the arrival of Ampika cause a big rumble in the jungle?
343"Whining and Dining"19 September 2016 (19 September 2016)0.676[citation needed]
The drama continues at Tanya's baby shower, with Missé in tears and Stacey standing up to Dawn. Lauren gives Ampika her own dose of ‘bad energy’, while Leanne and Dawn give each other the cold-shoulder. Seema organises a glam dinner for the girls. Ampika drops a bombshell causing a drama with Dawn, and Seema puts Ampika and Lauren in their place.
354"Bust-ups and Bombshells"26 September 2016 (26 September 2016)0.573[citation needed]
Tanya prepares for the imminent arrival of Baby Bardsley with a visit from the Baby Whisperer. Lauren is fuming with Seema after their dinner party bust up. Ampika launches her latest business venture, but will all the girls be there to support her? Missé drops a bombshell about her marriage, and the drama comes to a head as Leanne has words with Dawn.
365"Ooh Baby Baby"3 October 2016 (3 October 2016)0.595[citation needed]
Tanya's baby arrival is here and she'll do whatever it takes to get him out. Ampika enjoys a day golfing with Mark, while Dawn and Leanne continue to argue. Dawn plans an overseas trip for Missé’s birthday. Seema launches her latest fashion collection.
376"Secrets and Lies..?"10 October 2016 (10 October 2016)0.581[citation needed]
Godmothers-to-be, Dawn and Leanne, visit Tanya and her newborn Ralphi. The ladies head off to Barcelona for Missé’s 30th Birthday. In Barcelona, Missé confides in Dawn about her ongoing marriage issues. Ampika struggles with Missé's intentions for inviting her and later opens up to Leanne about troubles in her love life.
387"Heartbreak Hotel"17 October 2016 (17 October 2016)0.623[citation needed]
Tensions and tears arise while the ladies continue their trip in Barcelona. Missé learns of Ampika's doubts on inviting her, leaving Missé hurt. Later, Ampika opens up to Lauren and Leanne about her love life and Missé opens up to everyone about her troubled marriage. After recently having a child, Tanya who is back in Cheshire makes some plans for her placenta.
398"The Smell of Success"24 October 2016 (24 October 2016)0.617[citation needed]
After the news of Missé's separation is announced in the newspapers, Missé is left feeling devastated. After a spiritual day with Leanne and Ampika, Stacey is in awe after learning what Dawn said about her in Barcelona. Missé and Ampika attempt to clear the air and reconcile at Lauren's perfume launch party.
409"Plastic Fantastic"31 October 2016 (31 October 2016)0.541[citation needed]
It’s the day of Dawn’s grand opening and Ashley jets off to Monaco – will the clinic be ready in time? Taylor reveals her split with Sam Reece to mum Dawn. Lauren hears what Seema and Stacey said about her perfume launch and isn’t happy. Ampika signs up to find love with a megabucks dating agency and makes a very special surprise entrance at Dawn’s party…
4110"Bollywood or Bust"7 November 2016 (7 November 2016)0.640[citation needed]
Bollywood comes to Cheshire as Seema hosts a 45th birthday extravaganza. Post-birth Tanya has an extreme beauty treatment, vaginal tightening. Lauren is fuming that Seema criticized her perfume launch and wants to have it out with her face to face. Tanya gets her sari in a twist over Stacey, resulting in an explosive argument at Seema’s party. This is one Bollywood movie you won’t forget! Hold on to your Rickshaw cos the Bindis are flying!!
4211"The Reunion"8 November 2016 (8 November 2016)0.425[citation needed]
Brian Dowling hosts The Real Housewives of Cheshire – The Reunion, as our eight Housewives come face to face to relive some of the best, funniest, awkward and most tense moments of the series, plus say what they really think of each other.

Series 5 (2017)

Beqiri departed as a series regular. Ester Dohnalová joined the cast.

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a]
431"Czech Her Out[1]"27 March 2017 (27 March 2017)0.514[citation needed]
The new series kicks off with new business ventures, new friendships and a brand new girl in town. How will she cope entering the lion's den? The manicured nails are sharpened and ready as old feuds and bitter rivalries are reignited.
442"Social Friends[2]"3 April 2017 (3 April 2017)0.580[citation needed]
Seema and Stacey invite the women to celebrate their new business, but the night ends in high drama, tears and smashed champagne glasses.
453"The Elephant in the Room[3]"10 April 2017 (10 April 2017)0.602[citation needed]
Dawn is shocked at Leanne’s recent outburst. Lauren shoots a glamorous commercial for her perfume and Stacey reveals her latest art exhibit. Meanwhile there’s major drama as the Housewives gather for dinner, with tension brewing around the table and insults flying between Missé and Ampika.
464"Read All About It[4]"17 April 2017 (17 April 2017)0.596
The dinner party drama continues. Dawn and Leanne’s feud hits the headlines, but who leaked the story to the papers? Tanya is summoned to a meeting with Dawn, and there’s a surprise in store for the girls and talk of wedding bells at Warford Hall.
475"Every Dog Has Its Day[5]"24 April 2017 (24 April 2017)0.593[citation needed]
Lauren has some friendly advice for Dawn. Ampika takes Ester for a very awkward spa day. Sam Reece makes a surprise appearance at Seema’s work. Leanne hosts a four-legged charity event – but will everyone be welcome?
486"Dubai Bound[6]"1 May 2017 (1 May 2017)0.668[citation needed]
The housewives jet off to Dubai, but will they have a relaxing break away from all the dramas in Cheshire or will there be tears, tantrums and big surprises in the sunshine?
497"There's Something About Ester[7]"8 May 2017 (8 May 2017)0.767[citation needed]
The ladies' glamorous trip to Dubai continues. Stacey celebrates her birthday in style, and tongues start wagging about Ester's strange behaviour.
508"Nice Day for a Gay Wedding[8]"15 May 2017 (15 May 2017)0.780[citation needed]
Nick and Royston prepare for their big day as they renew their vows at Warford Hall, but will everyone attend? Ester comes clean about her secret double life and shares some big revelations with the ladies.
519"The Smiling Assassins[9]"22 May 2017 (22 May 2017)0.726[citation needed]
The women gather for the launch of Leanne's swimwear range, there is fallout from Ester's big revelation and Dawn is on the warpath with Lauren.
5210"A Midsummer Night's Mare[10]"29 May 2017 (29 May 2017)0.682[citation needed]
In the series finale, Tanya celebrates the launch of her new boutique, but showdowns and dramas between the ladies ruin the evening.
5311"At Home with the Real Housewives of Cheshire"30 May 2017 (30 May 2017)0.504[citation needed]
Brian Dowling goes behind the scenes to meet women in their homes to find out what really goes on behind the closed doors of the reality show.

Series 6 (2017)

Pickston departed as a series regular. Rachel Lugo and Nermina Pieters-Mekic joined the cast.

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a]
541"All White on the Night"11 September 2017 (2017-09-11)0.577[citation needed]
Tanya faces a dilemma, Dawn’s family have a big decision to make and Ester bounces back with a revelation.
552"Into the Deep"18 September 2017 (2017-09-18)0.628[citation needed]
The ladies make a splash as they attend a pool party in Cheshire. Stacey's confession forces Tanya to face her fears. Ester's loyalties are tested, leaving her to question her friendship with Dawn.
563"Pretty in Pink"25 September 2017 (2017-09-25)0.683[citation needed]
The guest list for Dawn's blessing is confirmed, but who is invited? Ester attempts to heal old wounds. Nermina hosts a party to remember.
574"A Blessing in Disguise"2 October 2017 (2017-10-02)0.592[citation needed]
As Cheshire prepares for Dawn's blessing, Ester starts to feel her fury, while Tanya struggles to make Seema see sense. It is chukkas away as Lauren hosts a fabulous polo event.
585"Queen for a Day"9 October 2017 (2017-10-09)0.623[citation needed]
Ester attempts to reinvent herself as the new Queen of Cheshire. The Wards have some big decisions to make. Seema goes searching for answers. Leanne goes looking for love. Rachel has a surprise for everyone!
596"On the Rocks"16 October 2017 (16 October 2017)0.682[citation needed]
Can a glamorous trip to Gibraltar help the ladies build some bridges or will it all end in tears? Tanya is shocked by an unexpected revelation.
607"Best Frenemies Forever"23 October 2017 (23 October 2017)0.586[citation needed]
The ladies' trip to Gibraltar descends into chaos thanks to some mischievous monkeys. Relationships reach breaking point as insults fly.
618"Reach for the Stars"30 October 2017 (30 October 2017)0.637[citation needed]
In the aftermath of their Gibraltar trip, the women are keeping busy, but can a surprising invitation help mend old friendships?
629"Count Your Blessings"6 November 2017 (6 November 2017)0.666[citation needed]
Tanya finally hosts the big Bardsley Christening, where Ester and Nermina come to blows.
6310"Czech Mate"13 November 2017 (13 November 2017)0.714[citation needed]
With the aftermath of the Christening dividing the wives into two separate camps, Seema attempts to bring everyone together for a glamorous fashion show.
6411"The Reunion"14 November 2017 (14 November 2017)0.598[citation needed]
After the events of the series, the housewives reunite to air their concerns with each other. Nermina confronts Ester about how she insulted her husband, Stacey confronts Tanya about how she felt she never liked her and Leanne and Dawn almost come to blows over their ongoing dispute off camera.

Series 7 (2018)

Brown departed as a series regular.

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a]
651"Surprise Surprise"26 March 2018 (2018-03-26)0.610[citation needed]
A surprise birthday party brings all the girls together again. Will Stacey and Tanya resolve their differences elegantly? Have Ester and Nermina truly moved on after their moment of madness? Meanwhile Tanya considers the implications of having another baby whilst Rachel contemplates Cheshire’s latest fashion accessory – a mid-life crisis.
662"Please Speak Clearly After the Tone"2 April 2018 (2018-04-02)0.566[citation needed]
An unexpected phone call from Stacey and Seema turns Ester’s world upside down. Meanwhile Lauren’s facelift breaks the ‘no strings attached’ rule, Tanya goes to war at an explosive dinner party and Rachel’s twin sister Katie arrives with some devastating news.
673"Don’t Play It Again, Sister[11]"9 April 2018 (2018-04-09)0.647[citation needed]
After the explosive discovery of Seema and Stacey’s voicemail, battle lines are being drawn. Tanya and Ester try to build bridges, whilst Rachel risks blowing them up when she takes Dawn to task. Tanya takes Project Baby Girl to the next level, but can she convince Phil to get on board? And, as the ladies experience hot Latin dancing and gay bars, Stacey and Tanya try to put their disagreements to bed.
684"Close Encounters"16 April 2018 (2018-04-16)0.599[citation needed]
While Dawn calls on Nermina for some catwalk tips, Lauren uses her perfume range to reveal her new face and Rachel has an uncomfortable surprise in store for John. And at a spooky psychic night Ester hears a shocking secret which spells trouble for all the girls.
695"Days of Decadence"23 April 2018 (2018-04-23)0.646[citation needed]
It's time for the Ward girls to strut their stuff at London Fashion Week under the proud eyes of Nermina and Dawn. Rachel holds her twin Katie’s hand as she faces her toughest day yet. There’s a new face around Cheshire which gets Ester very excited, and Nick and Royston throw one of the most opulent parties Cheshire has ever seen.
706"Cheerio, Cheerio[12]"30 April 2018 (2018-04-30)0.609[citation needed]
Tanya celebrates a department store launch, while Seema plans a celebration of her own. Rachel tries to heal the group’s differences, leading to a confrontation with an emboldened Nermina.
717"Seven Brides and a Groom"7 May 2018 (2018-05-07)0.630[citation needed]
It's a hen party for Seema to remember as she takes the girls to Marrakech. Nermina ruffles feathers at Lauren's birthday party.
728"The Bride’s Bouquet"14 May 2018 (2018-05-14)0.615[citation needed]
Seema and Sandeep celebrate 25 years of marriage, but the day doesn't go without a hitch.
739"Recipe for Disaster"21 May 2018 (2018-05-21)0.614[citation needed]
Seema is still reeling from Lauren and Dawn's walk out from her wedding party.
7410"Bride, Pride, and Prejudice"28 May 2018 (2018-05-28)0.558[citation needed]
It’s all systems GAY for Dawn as she hosts Warford Hall’s very own Pride Festival. There are feathers, rainbows and high drama as Stacey and Seema accuse Ester of stirring the social media trolls up. Rachel and Lauren battle confrontations and cake in between bouncy castle rides; and Tanya takes a leaf out of Gwyneth Paltrow’s book with a steam clean where the sun doesn’t shine.
7511"The Reunion"29 May 2018 (2018-05-29)0.457[citation needed]
The Housewives are back for their most explosive Reunion yet. Get ready for fireworks as Brian Dowling bravely gets all the gossip from the glamorous ladies. From wedding tears to memorial giggles and the most awkward voicemail ever caught on camera – how did the Housewives cope?

Series 8 (2018)

Forsey and Pieters-Mekic departed as series regulars. Hanna Kinsella and Perla Navia joined the cast.

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a][13]
761"The Downward Dog"10 September 2018 (2018-09-10)0.710
The Housewives are back and Cheshire is on fire, literally! Rachel’s trust in husband John is dented when she discovers he’s been living a secret life. Tanya’s on the move after disaster strikes, whilst Dawn struggles with some difficult family news and new housewife Perla finds herself in a sticky situation.
772"Forty Five on the Inside"17 September 2018 (2018-09-17)0.817
It’s Dawn’s 45th birthday and Cheshire is in full on party mode. Rachel is reeling from the shock of John’s secret yoga classes with Perla. Ester finds herself in the firing line for some typically outrageous behavior. After the fire, Tanya moves into a new house, and the fireworks go off in style at Warford Hall.
783"Dinner, Dancing…and a disastrous rectum"24 September 2018 (2018-09-24)0.821
The fallout from Dawn’s explosive birthday celebrations causes ruptures in Cheshire. Rachel questions her friendship with Ester. Dawn and Perla face off during a feisty lunchtime encounter. Rachel finally seeks advice about her wonky boobs. And Hanna invites the Housewives out for a spot of getting to know you…but will she regret it?
794"Breast of Enemies"1 October 2018 (2018-10-01)0.771
Whilst Rachel and Perla finally bury the hatchet, Hanna realises that an uneasy truce could be coming to an end. Could there be trouble for dawn and Tanya once more?
805"Too Hot to Trot"8 October 2018 (2018-10-08)0.702
The division between Dawn, Rachel and Tanya grows wider as Hanna's intentions are questioned more and more, while Ester and Zdenka go in search of the perfect face
816"Dog Date Afternoon"15 October 2018 (2018-10-15)0.852
Hanna’s well voiced observations have blown the fissures in Cheshire society wide open. Rachel and Dawn’s friendship is on the rocks, and the future for Dawn and Tanya looks even more bleak. Meanwhile Seema continues preparations for her dancing competition, Ashley’s mum and dad move into Warford Hall, and could romance finally be on the cards for Lauren?
827"Any Karma in Palma?"22 October 2018 (2018-10-22)0.734
Dawn remains unrepentant about her outburst, but the women begin to wonder if her behavior is symptomatic of deeper problems. Ester invites the gang on a city break to Palma.
838"Cold Turkey and Chicken Limbo"29 October 2018 (2018-10-29)0.670
Ester's last attempt to unite the girls in Palma is scuppered by a surprise visit from Christine that threatens to cause even deeper divisions, while Tanya's struggles continue.
849"The Best of Intentions"5 November 2018 (2018-11-05)0.751
Rachel recovers from her operation, Ester's best intentions raise eyebrows, while Seema's revelations spell trouble for Tanya and Perla.
8510"Frenemies and Foxtrots"12 November 2018 (2018-11-12)0.764
Seema's charity dance competition gets under way, but tensions between Dawn and Rachel run high once more, while Tanya finds herself torn between Perla and Seema.
8611"The Reunion"13 November 2018 (2018-11-13)0.563
Brian Dowling is joined by the show's affluent stars as they dig deep into the highs and lows of the latest dramatic series.

Series 9 (2019)

Simon departed as a series regular. This was the last season to air at it's original 10pm time slot.

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a][13]
871"Here Comes Trouble"25 March 2019 (2019-03-25)0.773
Dawn throws open the doors to Warford Hall and welcomes a VIP lodger.
882"Flirting with Disaster"1 April 2019 (2019-04-01)0.786
Ester's journey to independence takes another leap forward as she embraces her new career, while Rachel puts her issues at home on the back burner to focus on charity work.
893"Grandma's Last Supper"8 April 2019 (2019-04-08)0.836
After the shock of seeing Hanna and Dawn fall out, Seema is on a mission to bring the women back together - with a dinner party.
904"Sex Tips for Housewives"15 April 2019 (2019-04-15)0.806
As the disastrous dinner party continues, Dawn opens her heart to Tanya, but questions Hanna's behaviour, while Rachel and Ester struggle to move on.
915"Leaping Off the Fence"22 April 2019 (2019-04-22)0.632
Dawn returns to Cheshire with devastating news and also has the stress of a business launch, while Perla has a shocking revelation about Hanna.
926"Calling Gloria Seema"29 April 2019 (2019-04-29)0.617
Ester's newest friend causes a stir at Warford Hall, Dawn releases her inner diva, Perla reveals some unexpected news to Jonny and Tanya questions Seema's intentions.
937"Dubai Be Good to Me"6 May 2019 (2019-05-06)0.620
The women head off on a trip to Dubai, where Rachel's questions about Ester's behavior are finally answered, while Dawn's relationship with Seema is tested.
948"Why, Why, Why, Dubai?"13 May 2019 (2019-05-13)0.634
The trip to Dubai draws to a close. Dawn does not understand Seema's decision to keep Perla's story to herself, and a late-night disagreement gets out of hand.
959"P for Positivity"20 May 2019 (2019-05-20)0.674
Hanna struggles to understand why everyone is questioning her version of events, while Tanya hosts a Positivity Party to try to bring everyone back together.
9610"Faultless and Fancy Free"27 May 2019 (2019-05-27)0.812
Seema launches her new collection with a high fashion runaway show, and Hanna turns to Dawn for emotional support after the events of Tanya's party.
9711"The Reunion"28 May 2019 (2019-05-28)0.638
As another roller coaster series comes to a close, the Housewives are back to chew the fat and swallow home truths with host Brian Dowling.

Series 10 (2019)

Leilani Dowding joined the cast. This was the first season to air at it's new time slot at 9pm.

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a][13]
981"The Cult of Cheshire"9 September 2019 (2019-09-09)0.686
As summer breaks over Cheshire, the Housewives attempt to repair the rifts. Tanya harnesses all the positivity she can muster and Hanna counts down the days to her dream wedding.
992"Fighting the First Hurdle"16 September 2019 (2019-09-16)0.676
As Leilani gets to know the inner workings of the Golden Triangle, the ladies react to Ester's big news, and Dawn's world is rocked by an unexpected revelation.
1003"Diamonds Are for Darby"23 September 2019 (2019-09-23)0.629
After Seema's tumultuous dinner party, Leilani has a revelation for the girls, Dawn struggles to keep a secret and Rachel faces her fears.
SpecialSpecial"The Real Housewives of Cheshire: 100 Episodes Young"23 September 2019 (2019-09-23)0.415
The ladies of the glamorous Golden Triangle of Cheshire gather for a very special show celebrating 100 episodes since the series began.
1014"The Sweet Soul Sisters"30 September 2019 (2019-09-30)0.621
After battle lines were drawn at the polo, Dawn's furious with Leilani, Ester prepares for her dream photo-shoot and Rachel makes a life changing decision.
1025"Leather, Feather, Flesh and Whiplash"7 October 2019 (2019-10-07)0.692
The Housewives are abuzz as they all prepare for the party of the summer, fetish themed event in celebration of Nick's 60th birthday. Not everyone is excited though, as Hanna struggles with the sauciness.
1036"Playmates Of The Month"14 October 2019 (2019-10-14)0.669
The ladies head to the Czech Republic to celebrate Ester's appearance in Playboy, but will it help or hinder after Leilani's spat with Dawn and Rachel?
1047"R.S.V.Peed Off"21 October 2019 (2019-10-21)0.629
As copies of Playboy hit the Czech newsstands, Ester turns her attention to hosting Hanna's Hen do. Tanya is surprised to see a blast from the past.
1058"Engaged, Enraged and Waiting for an Invite"28 October 2019 (2019-10-28)0.724
The women react to news of Michael and Darby's engagement, while Rachel and Ester struggle to accept the reasons why they have not been invited to Hanna's wedding.
1069"Wedding Belles and Bitches"4 November 2019 (2019-11-04)0.768
Hanna's wedding day arrives and there is excitement for the bride, but the women wonder when their invites will turn up.
10710"Never, Ever Break Friends"11 November 2019 (2019-11-11)0.722
Hanna reels when she hears about what happened in Liverpool, while Ester wonders whether she went a step too far. Tanya prepares for the businesswomen of the year awards.
10811"The Reunion"12 November 2019 (2019-11-12)0.598
The show's participants join Brian Dowling in a studio setting to debate the highs and the lows of their landmark 10th season.

Series 11 (2020)

This season was shortened to eight episodes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.[14]

Navia and Dowding departed as series regulars. Simon rejoined the cast as a series regular. Nicole Sealey joined the cast.

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No. in
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TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a][13]
1091"Flutter Back Butterfly"20 April 2020 (2020-04-20)0.604
With Dawn and Hanna's relationship back on collision course and Tanya getting ready to welcome a new addition to the family.
1102"Excuses, Apologies, Excuses, Apologies"27 April 2020 (2020-04-27)0.524
As Rachel prepares for her 1970s-themed birthday party, the women begin to question the whereabouts of the cheeky Ester.
1113"Stilettos on Fire"4 May 2020 (2020-05-04)0.618
As dog psychics and flirting coaches attempt to solve the women's problems, peace is shattered by a fight between Ester and Dawn.
1124"Guts for Garters"11 May 2020 (2020-05-11)0.574
The chaos of Nicole's dinner party continues, leaving old friendships on the brink of implosion. Ester is accused of suggesting Dawn wanted her to have Ashley's baby.
1135"Whatever Happens In Athens..."18 May 2020 (2020-05-18)0.686
The women head to Athens for a week, but tension hangs in the air following Nicole's dinner party, while Seema worries about the loyalty of one of her closest friends.
1146"A Storm in an E-Cup"25 May 2020 (2020-05-25)0.509
Dawn arrives in Athens, and the housewives brace for trouble as her argument with Tanya resumes. Lauren continues her love-struck pursuit of a Greek Adonis, while Hanna and Nicole discover the joys of motherhood while taking care of some sheep.
1157"A Greek Tragedy"1 June 2020 (2020-06-01)0.608
After Tanya's early departure from Athens, a trip to a local vineyard soon lifts everyone's spirits. A huge row between Dawn and Rachel pushes their relationship to breaking point.
1168"The Reunion"8 June 2020 (2020-06-08)0.443
Brian Dowling hosts a lock-down reunion as the women look back over the season from the comfort of their own homes.

Series 12 (2020)

Dohnalová departed as a series regular after episode 2. Lystra Adams joined the cast.

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No. in
series
TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a][13]
1171"A Pregnant Applause"12 October 2020 (2020-10-12)0.583
Everyone celebrating the renewal of Nicole and Joe's wedding vows after the lifting of lock-down.
1182"Kith & Kinsella"19 October 2020 (2020-10-19)0.507
Nicole and Ester have some unfinished business to deal with, while Rachel's ready to party, but all the women are rocked by Lauren's devastating news.
1193"A Diva for Dinner"26 October 2020 (2020-10-26)0.561
As Ester makes the decision to spend more time in Spain with her partner, the housewives welcome a new face to Cheshire, Lystra. However, a well-meaning dinner party intended to introduce Lystra to all of the ladies ends in disaster with both new and old tensions rising to the surface.
1204"Anything with a Pulse"2 November 2020 (2020-11-02)0.513
As Hanna reels from her row with Lystra at Nick and Royston's dinner party, Rachel is particularly annoyed by the way that the couple spoke to her, and as Dawn copes with a frightening diagnosis, Seema and Sandeep pay her a socially distanced visit.
1215"Naked...With a Horse?"9 November 2020 (2020-11-09)0.494
Rachel lives her Lady Godiva fantasy when she does a photo shoot naked...with a horse.
1226"London or Bust"16 November 2020 (2020-11-16)0.529
The women head to London for a long weekend, but the trip is immediately plunged in to disaster as coronavirus strikes again and some of the group head back home.
1237"Sliding in DMs"23 November 2020 (2020-11-23)0.482
A dinner party descends into chaos when Seema, Nicole, Lauren, and Rachel bring up some messages they found that seemingly shows Lystra badmouthing them.
1248"We Know Who You Are"30 November 2020 (2020-11-30)N/A
Hanna hosts a gender reveal party for her baby after attempting to clear the air with Lystra. Rachel is excited when Nick has a question to ask her. The ladies realize that Lystra was telling the truth about the social media account pretending to be her.
1259"Courting and Cavorting"7 December 2020 (2020-12-07)0.598
Lauren agrees to see a stylist to shake up her wardrobe, while Rachel plans a surprise for her: a date with a man. Meanwhile, the ladies wonder what's going on with Nicole. Tanya and Lystra are forced to self-isolate while Hanna shoots the commercial for her new product launch.
12610"The Ice Queen Cometh"14 December 2020 (2020-12-14)0.585
Hanna launches her new business with a diamond-encrusted celebration, while Lystra returns after isolation, and Dawn prepares for Ashley's birthday bash.
12711"The Last Supper"21 December 2020 (2020-12-21)0.527
With a new lock-down imminent, Seema decides to host a dinner party in the hope that any tensions can be resolved so that the women can part ways on better terms. Elsewhere, Dawn puts her family first as they celebrate Ashley's 50th birthday and Tanya makes a surprise appearance - with unexpected results.

Series 13 (2021)

Ward departed as a series regular. Deborah Davies joined the cast.

No.
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No. in
series
TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a]
1281"My Demon Lover"10 May 2021 (2021-05-10)N/A
The housewives emerge from the lock-down just in time to celebrate the birth of Hanna's new baby boy, while Lauren starts to plan a party of her own. Rachel dives deeper into her new relationship with Nick, any Tanya's quest to be "fit at 40" takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile Nicole's attempts to explore her psychic ability leads her to a brand new housewife who she predicts will have an impact on everyone's future.
1292"Still Sorry, Not Sorry"17 May 2021 (2021-05-17)N/A
Nicole continues to explore her `psychic powers'. Seema's efforts to marry off at least one of her sons results in a surprise for Lystra and Jasmine, while Rachel gets the shock of a lifetime. Meanwhile, the Housewives decide Hannah needs a night off from motherhood, and whisk her away for a cocktail night at Menagerie..
1303"The Stairway to Cheshire"24 May 2021 (2021-05-24)N/A
Fallout from Hanna's first night out pushes Tanya, Lystra and Nicole even further apart. Seema and Debbie face their fears, while Hanna makes progress with baby Max. Meanwhile, Rachel's attempts to reunite the group sees them travel to the Lake District for a weekend of birthday celebrations.
1314"Pray for the Pillow"31 May 2021 (2021-05-31)N/A
The ladies head to the Lake District to celebrate Lauren, Lystra and Hanna's birthdays. While some disputes are laid to rest, Nicole soon finds herself in hot water for the most unexpected of reasons. Plus, there's surprises galore when the ladies indulge in a night of burlesque fun. Note: Ester Dee makes an appearance in this episode.
1325"Don't Break the Lakes"7 June 2021 (2021-06-07)N/A
As the Housewives' trip to the Lake District continues, the birthday celebrations are interrupted by the ongoing fall-out between Debbie and Nicole. Rachel faces her fears as she tackles both bees and ghosts, Ester drops a bombshell and pushes her luck with Lystra whilst Lauren starts to question her friendship with one of the other ladies. Will Hanna's arrival result in high spirits or could their dinner party end in disaster?
1336"Mourning Has Broken"14 June 2021 (2021-06-14)N/A
As the Housewives return to Cheshire, there's bad news for the Bardsleys as a death in the family causes heartbreak. It's business as usual with Lystra pulling out all the stops at her latest restaurant whilst Seema looks to the future as she prepares to open a cosmetic clinic. However, Lauren has some home truths to deliver and Hanna starts to question why Nicole keeps finding herself in hot water.
1347"Posh Paws and Tall Tails"21 June 2021 (2021-06-21)N/A
Rachel achieves the impossible and brings Tanya and Nicole together in the hope that they'll rediscover their friendship as peace descends across Cheshire. Seema celebrates the opening of her new clinic, a doggy pamper day leaves Lystra and Debbie furious when they hear that they've been implicated in Hanna's conspiracy theory. Plus, the Housewives break out the Lycra to take part in a colour run over a floating assault course
1358"Miss Chevious and Miss Understood"28 June 2021 (2021-06-28)N/A
Former Miss Stockport Debbie hopes to reunite the Housewives with a pageant contest, but hula hooping, tap dancing and ventriloquism might not be enough to take the crown. However, as Lauren and Lystra head off to meet their match and Tanya takes care of business, the fall-out over the brainwashing row hangs in the air
1369"Bring on the Clowns"5 July 2021 (2021-07-05)N/A
As Debbie's pageant draws to a close, the curse of the dinner party strikes again, reopening old wounds for all to see. Meanwhile, Lauren and Lystra prepare to meet their match whilst Joe has a big surprise for Nicole, and Rachel and Seema have a close encounter with the spirit world.
13710"Forty for the First Time"12 July 2021 (2021-07-12)N/A
As the Housewives come together to celebrate Tanya's 40th birthday, peace finally starts to descend over Cheshire. Lauren decides that it could be time to start acting like an adult whilst Debbie has a close shave with Rachel and a furry friend. Meanwhile, Hanna and Tanya put their recent arguments behind them. And Seema receives devastating news that unexpectedly unites all of the Housewives.

Series 14 (2021)

Sheena Lynch joined the cast.

No.
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No. in
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TitleOriginal release dateUK viewers
(millions) [a]
1381"The Girl Who Cried Brains"11 October 2021 (2021-10-11)N/A
A VIP day out at the Cheshire Horse Trials is on the horizon, while Tanya pleads with her mum Julie and daughter Gabriella not to go under the knife.
1392"Tell Tales of the Unexpected"18 October 2021 (2021-10-18)N/A
Sheena feels the strain of trying to keep up with the ladies, and Debbie receives some bittersweet news from her daughter.
1403"Dazed and Confused"25 October 2021 (2021-10-25)N/A
It's an emotional day in the Davies household as Debbie's daughter Tiffany flies the nest. The shocking news of Tanya's seizure spreads amongst the Housewives.
1414"Forever Swimming with Sharks"1 November 2021 (2021-11-01)N/A
Seema and Nicole decide to face one of their biggest fears, and Tanya continues her recovery after the seizure with mum Julie at her side.
1425"Episode 5"8 November 2021 (2021-11-08)N/A
Debbie, Lystra and Lauren tour Edinburgh's historic landmarks on a private open top bus, before the girls indulge in Scottish dancing, bagpipes and haggis at a Scot's Night
1436"Episode 6"15 November 2021 (2021-11-15)N/A
With two chairs left empty at Seema's dinner party, the question all of the Housewives are left asking is where Hanna and Rachel are in Edinburgh. As the pair come to terms with the shock news of Hanna's pregnancy, they have to decide whether to face their frenemies or take the easy option and avoid them at all costs, but will a no-show just make matters worse for the pair?
1447"Episode 7"22 November 2021 (2021-11-22)N/A
The Housewives prepare for Hanna's book launch and Rachel's long-awaited boxing match. Lauren raises a glass to Nicole's good health having recovered from Covid, Debbie has some exciting news to celebrate and Sheena unexpectedly gets caught in the crossfire.
1458"Episode 8"29 November 2021 (2021-11-29)N/A
Fight night has arrived and after weeks of training, Rachel and Leanne finally go head to head in the `Battle of the Housewives". But as the dust settles, questions continue to be asked about who could have leaked the news of Hanna's pregnancy
1469"Episode 9"6 December 2021 (2021-12-06)N/A
Fresh off the launch of her doggy pawfume, Lauren and Gigi are taking the product to the public – and their pooches.It’s a family affair as Lystra’s business empire looks to expand; Joe pays an emotional tribute to his Dad; Rachel hears some home truths; and Debbie opens up to Hanna and Martin.Meanwhile Sheena and Shane roll the dice on hosting a glitzy casino night. But when conversation turns to the pregnancy leak will Hanna lay her cards on the table
14710"The Curious Art of Forgiveness"13 December 2021 (2021-12-13)N/A
With tensions running high over ‘who told who’ and ‘who text what’, can an ‘intervention’ save Hanna’s friendships with Nicole and Seema?Cheshire’s most competitive couples take aim at clay pigeon shooting; Debbie receives some shock results at Martin’s clinic and can Lystra face her inner demons with the help of a therapist?Meanwhile, Nick and Royston host a clubbing party for all the girls to finally let their hair down. But who will go and who will no-show? Well, one thing’s for sure: staying home to avoid the drama doesn’t stop the drama arriving at your door.
14811"Hark, The Cheshire Angels Sing"20 December 2021 (2021-12-20)N/A
A Merry Christmas to one and all! At least that’s what The Real Housewives of Cheshire will be hoping gets delivered this festive season.Nicole and Hanna’s recent reconciliation was nothing short of a Christmas miracle, but will Hanna and Seema be singing from the same hymn sheet before Santa’s sleigh takes flight? Lauren says goodbye to her family home, Debbie reconnects with the group and the gender of Cheshire’s newest baby is finally revealed.Meanwhile, Joe and Nicole host Cheshire’s most glamorous Christmas party. But who will be naughty and who will be nice?
14912"The Reunion"21 December 2021 (2021-12-21)N/A
The legendary Real Housewives of Cheshire reunion is back… and better than ever! To celebrate this highly-anticipated 150th episode Brian Dowling is on hand to find out whether it’s Seasons Greetings...or a case of frost-bitten friendships for our glamourous girls. From boxing to babygate, motherhood to menopause and facelifts to 50ths…nothing is off limits. So, grab yourself a mince pie, pour some eggnog and hold onto your crackers as we unwrap it all

Series 15 (2022)

The series will air in 2022. All the housewives will return apart from Tanya Bardsley and Deborah Davies who quit the series.[15]

Notes

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