Famous and Fighting Crime: Who is Penny Lancaster?

Model Penny Lancaster is considering swapping designer dresses for hi-vis after training with the police for Channel 4 series, Famous and Fighting Crime.

The documentary sees five famous faces take on the challenge of their lives, as they work on the front line of British policing with one of the country’s busiest police forces right here in Cambridgeshire.

Five well-known rookies will be given the chance to see what it’s really like to be at the sharp end of policing in Channel 4’s newest programme, Famous and Fighting Crime.

Not to change the topic here:

When is Famous and Fighting Crime on Channel 4 and who’s in the line up?

WITH crime rates on the rise in the UK, new C4 show Famous and Fighting Crime calls on celebs to help fight the epidemic.

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The four part series will follow some of our most loved telly stars as they take to patrolling the streets and preventing crime with Cambridgeshire Police Force.

McVitie heir and Made In Chelsea star Jamie Laing is more used to his stomping ground on the King’s Road than “the streets”.

While Rod Stewart’s model wife Penny Lancaster will be swapping Loose Women for some of Britain’s most dangerous men.

They, along with a host of other celebs will join the 12,000 volunteer officers who help keep the UK safe amidst ongoing police cuts and crime rates at an all time high.

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In recent years, celebrities have been subjected to solitary confinement and bone-crunching winter sports for viewer enjoyment ‘ so getting them to police our streets seems in keeping with the general sadism of the times. This new four-parter sees Penny Lancaster, Made in Chelsea’s Jamie Laing, Goggleboxer Sandi Bogle, comic Marcus Brigstocke and presenter Katie Piper join the 120,000 volunteer officers helping to police our streets amid police cuts and rising crime. Inevitably a taxing first shift tests the resolve of more than one of them. Gwilym Mumford

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  • Publisher: the Guardian
  • Date: 2019-02-11T06:20:08.000Z
  • Author: Gwilym Mumford
  • Twitter: @guardian
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Katie Piper reveals she saved trapped children from a burning block of flats in Peterborough while filming Famous and Fighting Crime documentary

Katie Piper has revealed she ran into a burning block of flats to save trapped children while working as a volunteer police officer.’

The television personality and charity patron was filming a documentary, Famous and Fighting Crime alongside Made In Chelsea‘s Jamie Laing and’Penny Lancaster when she noticed the blaze in Peterborough last May.

Katie, 35, said she had to ignore her instinct to run after realising many of the flats’ residents would be fast asleep, completely unaware the fire was tearing through the building.’