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Episode 1

Holiday Hit Squad, Series 1 Episode 1 of 4

This series secures unique access to the toughest hotel inspectors in the business and explores how best to make sure holidays across the globe live up to their promise.

Angela Rippon spends the night on patrol with the Spanish police in the holiday resort of Magaluf, where she investigates the effects of holiday boozing and hears the real story from the professionals who have to deal with the consequences when things go too far.

Helen Skelton heads to Egypt to meet Linda, who had a hot air balloon accident on her trip of a lifetime. Left with 62 broken bones, can a tailor-made dream break breathe the magic back into Egypt for Linda, fearful of ever going on holiday again?

Meanwhile, Joe heads to the sunny Algarve, to check into a hotel that has been torn apart online, and calls in expert help to investigate the hidden horrors.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Wed 6 Feb 2013 22:35
BBC One Wales, Wales HD only


Role Contributor
PresenterAngela Rippon
PresenterJoe Crowley
PresenterHelen Skelton
Series ProducerAlison Kreps
Executive ProducerAndrew Mackenzie-Betty
Executive ProducerKevin Sutcliffe