Following the success of ITV’s TOWIE, the big bosses at E4 decided to get in on the action; No stranger to the reality show they knew they had to bring something similar enough to steal the audience but different enough to generate higher interest, thus Made In Chelsea was born.
Far from the common tanned trollops of Essex, MIC is set, as the title suggests, in Chelsea, West London’s wealthy hot spot. However, don’t let the beautiful locations and obvious piles of money spent per episode fool you: MIC showcases a cast just as vacuous and entirely unbelievable as their fellows in Essex; and they’re just as enjoyable to watch, if not more so in my opinion.
Made In Chelsea strutted its way onto our screens May 2011, opening with a vapid soliloquy by main cast member Caggie Dunlop (whose constant nose flaring pouts are enough to drive a nun to homicide), the last line of which is the only worth quoting, “In Chelsea the truth is more fabulous than fiction. This is our life.” Continue reading