Incredible Women - Series 2

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01Nicky Markham20120528

Rebecca Front (The Thick of It, Nighty Night, The Day Today, Just William, Grandma's House) stars in this series about five extraordinary and unforgettable characters in Incredible Women.

In each programme less-than-intrepid interviewer Jeremy spends one night in the home of each of his interviewees. On their territory, he asks about their personal histories, plus we discover some very odd things about the way they live their daily lives.

In the first episode, Jeremy meets medium Nicky Markham who sells out huge theatres with her shows in which she claims to speak to your loved ones who have passed to the other side.

Jeremy admires her as an entertainer but she won't budge on his questioning of how she does it. But the sceptical Jeremy experiences something he can't explain when he stays at her house overnight.

Featuring Rebecca Front, Jeremy Front, Richard Wiseman, Tilly Clymer and Gerard McDermott.

Producer: Claire Jones.

Rebecca and Jeremy Front explore the life and achievements of medium Nicky Markham.

02Lucy Winterton20120529

Rebecca Front (The Thick of It, Nighty Night, Just William, Grandma's House) brings us this series about five extraordinary and unforgettable characters in Incredible Women.

In each programme less-than-intrepid interviewer Jeremy spends one night in the home of each of his interviewees. On their territory, he asks about their personal histories, plus we discover some very odd things about the way they live their daily lives.

Today he meets Lucy Winterton, rent-a-gob journalist. She churns out bestsellers, loosely based on her long-suffering husband Rollo, saying all men are useless. She has discovered a technique of punning in interviews which is handy in the world of headline-grabbing but which clearly drives interviewers, including Jeremy Paxman, absolutely mad. When Jeremy visits her home, Rollo drops a bombshell - but does Lucy react in the way one

would predict?

Featuring Jeremy Paxman, David Morrissey, Janet Street-Porter, Rebecca Front and Jeremy Front.

Producer: Claire Jones.

24 hours with Lucy Winterton, the rent-a-gob journalist famous for her anti-men puns.

03Marion Perez20120530

Rebecca Front (The Thick of It, Nighty Night, Just William, Grandma's House) brings us this series about five extraordinary and unforgettable characters in Incredible Women.

In each programme, less-than-intrepid interviewer Jeremy Front spends one night in the home of each of his interviewees. On their territory, he asks about their personal histories and delves into their claims to fame.

Today he meets Professor Marion Perez, a world-renowned Californian scientist who claims to have created 'the perfection gene'. On arrival in America, Professor Perez's faithful assistant Dr Wong takes Jeremy to her James Bond-style science pod where he is blinded by science.

Armed with sceptical questions provided by Professor Robert Winston, Jeremy attempts to probe Professor Perez's claims but in doing so creates pandemonium and is sent home early.

Featuring Professor Robert Winston, James Dreyfus, Gerard McDermott, Rebecca Front and Jeremy Front.

Producer: Claire Jones.

Rebecca and Jeremy Front explore the life and achievements of genetic pioneer Marion Perez

04Paddy Jones20120531

Rebecca Front (The Thick of It, Nighty Night, Just William, Grandma's House) brings us this series about five extraordinary and unforgettable characters in Incredible Women.

In each programme less-than-intrepid interviewer Jeremy Front spends one night in the home of each of his interviewees. On their territory, he asks about their personal histories, plus we discover some very odd things about the way they live their daily lives.

Today he meets Paddy Jones, photographer and former 60s wild child whose photographic projects included the Vietnam war and many rock stars. Too crazy for the wildest of rock stars though, she had a penchant for smuggling grenades home in her suitcase and using them in her next photo shoot.

Featuring Rick Wakeman, 60s photographer David Steen, Rebecca Front and Jeremy Front.

Producer: Clarie Jones.

Jeremy Front spends 24 hours with photographer and former 60s wildchild Paddy Jones.

05 LASTAndrea Wickham20120601

Rebecca Front (The Thick of It, Nighty Night, Just William, Grandma's House) brings us this series about five extraordinary and unforgettable characters in Incredible Women.

In each programme less-than-intrepid interviewer Jeremy Front spends one night in the home of each of his interviewees. On their territory, he asks about their personal histories, plus we discover some shocking attitudes and some very odd things about the way they live their daily lives.

Today he meets Andrea Wickham, the renowned opera diva who has been making a lot of money recently with CDs of her versions of popular songs. He joins her on the eve of her latest project in which she has enlisted many A-listers to sing on a charity CD with her. But there is a 99 per cent drop out rate when they find out more about her chosen charity.

Featuring Sophie Ellis Bextor, Philip Pope, Brian Conley, Rebecca Front and Jeremy Front.

Producer: Claire Jones.

Jeremy Front spends 24 hours in the company of self-styled people's diva Andrea Wickham.