(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog November 2016, reposted to this blog with permission.)
Amanda Barrie, who played Alma Baldwin in Coronation Street, is among a new crop of stars embarking on the journey of a lifetime when travel documentary series The Real Marigold Hotel returns.
The hit series – inspired by the 2011 film starring Dame Judi Dench – will be back next year.
The new cast also includes Dennis Taylor, Rustie Lee, Doctor Miriam Stoppard, Bill Oddie, Sheila Ferguson, Lionel Blair and Paul Nicholas.
The programme follows eight senior citizens as they head to India to see if they would consider retiring to the other side of the world.
The new four-part run will see the group travel to Kochi, a city in the south-west Indian state Kerala, to test whether they can set up a more rewarding retirement than in the UK.
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