With the majority of under-30s struggling to get on the property ladder, and millions of over-60s sitting on empty rooms, young and old are tackling Britain’s housing crisis by trialling a unique solution: moving in together. This time, 21-year-old poet Marvell leaves his east London council house to lodge with retired couple Lynne and John in their converted Glastonbury chapel. In Birmingham, 20-year-old Sophie cohabits with no-nonsense pensioner Eunice. But how will she cope living under her landlord’s strict house rules?
Lodgers for Codgers (Ep2) – 8pm on Channel 4