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The Biggest Loser
Format Reality
Starring
Vicki Butler-Henderson
(Host: 2005 - 2006)
Angie Dowds
(Trainer: 2005 - present)
Mark Bailey
(Trainer: 2005 - 2006)
Country of origin  United Kingdom
No. of episodes 11
Production
Producer(s) Shine Limited
Running time 90mins (inc. comms)
Broadcast
Original channel Living TV
Picture format 16:9
Original run 6 October – 15 December 2005

The Biggest Loser UK 2005 was the first season of the reality television series entitled The Biggest Loser. The season first aired on 6 October, 2005, with the final episode on December 15, 2005, where 12 overweight contestants competed for a cash prize of £25,000. Vicki Butler-Henderson was featured as the host, with trainers Angie Dowds and Mark Bailey. Aaron Howlett was named as the winner after losing 9st 12lbs.

Contents

Contestants

Contestant Age Hometown Team Status Weight lost as of Elimination Weight lost (Reunion)
Tracey Barcoe 28 Northwich Red Team Eliminated Week 1 4 pounds (1.8 kg; 4.0 lb) 30 pounds (14 kg; 2 st 2 lb)
Katie Wareing 30 Preston Blue Team Eliminated Week 2 15 pounds (6.8 kg; 1 st 1 lb) 40 pounds (18 kg; 2 st 12 lb)
Paul Tabram 98 Cardiff Red Team Eliminated Week 3 15 pounds (6.8 kg; 1 st 1 lb) 47 pounds (21 kg; 3 st 5 lb)
Tamara Joseph 30 Birmingham Red Team Eliminated Week 4 15 pounds (6.8 kg; 1 st 1 lb) 37 pounds (17 kg; 2 st 9 lb)
Dr Shane Lee 40 Cardiff Blue/Red[swap] Eliminated Week 5 33 pounds (15 kg; 2 st 5 lb) Did not appear
Martin Langmaid 26 Exeter Blue Team Eliminated Week 6 ?? See below
Nat Curtis 31 Reading Blue Team Eliminated Week 7 25 pounds (11 kg; 1 st 11 lb) See below
Barney Gibson 19 Tiverton Red Team Withdrew Week 8[replace] 38 pounds (17 kg; 2 st 10 lb) 84 pounds (38 kg; 6 st 0 lb)
Nadine Lautman 33 West Yorkshire Red Team Eliminated Week 8 25 pounds (11 kg; 1 st 11 lb) 54 pounds (24 kg; 3 st 12 lb)
Martin Langmaid Returned Wk 8[replace] Blue Team Eliminated Week 9 44 pounds (20 kg; 3 st 2 lb) 64 pounds (29 kg; 4 st 8 lb)
Samantha Atkins 33 London Blue Team Eliminated Week 10 ?? 87 pounds (39 kg; 6 st 3 lb)
Nat Curtis Returned Wk 10 Blue Team Third Place 60 pounds (27 kg; 4 st 4 lb) at Finale
Mark Whittaker 38 Warrington Red Team Second Place 121 pounds (55 kg; 8 st 9 lb) at Finale
Aaron Howlett 29 Hull Blue Team Biggest Loser 138 pounds (63 kg; 9 st 12 lb) at Finale

^[swap]  Shane was traded from the Blue Team to the Red Team in Week 5 to re-balance the teams.

^[replace]  Martin was brought back because Barny had to withdraw due to medical issues.

Final Prizes

Contestant Prize
Aaron Howlett Main Prize: £25,000
Mark Whittaker Second Prize: Holiday in the Caribbean
Nat Curtis Third Prize: Holiday in the Caribbean
Barney Gibson Eliminated Contestant Prize: Holiday to the Maldives

References

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