BBC brings in new Gardeners’ World presenters as Bake Off boss takes charge

The BBC is aiming to deliver some Unique Press  of the ingredients which have made The Exquisite British Bake Off successful to its revamp of Gardeners’ Global, which returns to BBC2 on Friday.

Earlier this year the organization drafted in Paolo Proto, the manufacturer accountable for the record-breaking last series of Bake Off, in addition to more than a few of latest presenters and strands which include “excessive gardening” .

The main alternative is doubling the period of Gardeners’ Global, so as to stay anchored through popular host Monty Don, to an hour.

“Gardeners’ Global can be extended to hour-long episodes in an effort to run from September until to the cease of the collection in past due October,” stated Proto, in a current weblog on the BBC internet site. “We’re going to introduce a selection of latest strands with a few new faces.”

The brand new presenters encompass Frances Tophill from ITV’s Love Your Lawn, who will “meet gardeners who Garden in extreme conditions”. Others include “Garden health practitioner” Nick Bailey; designer Adam Frost; Florence Headlam, who will cover town gardens; and Nick Macer, who will look at tropical flowers.Monty Don will continue to front Gardeners’ World after the BBC revamp.

“These [new] strands will cover topics as diverse as tropical flora to town gardens and inspirational Lawn designers to the technology of gardening,” stated Proto. “We’ll spend time with head gardeners from some of us of a’s leading gardens and meet passionate amateurs.”

Gardeners’ Global has a loyal following, attracting up to approximately 2.five million visitors.

Proto stated that plans have been presently being drawn as much as mark a milestone next yr.


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“next year Gardeners’ International will have fun its 50th anniversary and plans are being made to make certain it’s an unforgettable 12 months for gardeners and our legion of unswerving viewers,” he stated.

In 2009, the BBC extended Gardeners’ International to an hour and introduced a “cool wall”, but the revamp failed to impress visitors and the show lower back to its 30-minute format.