Rich House, Poor House is a documentary series in which couples with very different lifestyles swap homes to see how the other half live.
- imDb Rating: 7.4 (54 Votes)
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Two families from opposite ends of the financial spectrum and class divide swap homes, social status and budgets for 7 days as they discover how the other half lives.
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- Released: 30 Mar 2017
- Runtime: 60 min
- Genre: Documentary
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- Writer: Claire Collinson-Jones
- Actors: Craig Kelly
- Language: English
- Country: UK
- Awards: N/A
- Total Seasons: 3
Laboutins and 20k in Debt
Episode 6x6; May 03, 2020
Make-up artist Katy, husband Paul and their three young children swap lives, homes and budgets with struggling single mum Nadine, her four-year-old son and her best friend. Katy reveals that she once bought a pair of shoes that cost £1,400 and a Porsche and Aston Martin DB9 sit on the driveway of their luxury house, while Nadine has no car, lives in a tiny flat in Portsmouth and has spending money of just £80 a week.
6x6: Laboutins and 20k in Debt
6x5: The North-South Divide
6x4: Episode 4
6x3: Squaddie to Millionaire
6x2: Escape to the Country
6x1: To the Manor Born
5x6: Episode 6
5x5: Episode 5
5x4: Episode 4
Craig Kelly as Narrator
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