Escape to the Country in show first as BBC announces huge format shakeup after 21 years on screens | The Sun

Escape to the Country in show first as BBC announces huge format shakeup after 21 years on screens | The Sun

BBC has announced a major shakeup to Escape to the Country after 21 years on screens, bringing in a fresh new format.

The wildlife programme is getting a slight makeover, it seems.

BBC One have just dropped an exciting announcement.

Escape to the Country is getting a brand-new spin-off series.

Celebrity Escape to the Country will see celebrity house hunters explore the serene landscapes and lifestyles of the Home Counties, Cheshire, the Peak District, Lancashire, Kent and Sussex.

Fans should get ready for some star-studded adventures in the countryside.

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The new show will welcome an exciting host of well-known faces hoping to make a countryside relocation.

The incredible lineup includes, the nation's favorite panto dame and King of the Jungle, Christopher Biggins, the sensational duo from Strictly Come Dancing, Janette Manrara and Aljaž Škorjanec, and the one and only TV quiz sensation, Jenny Ryan, AKA 'The Vixen' from The Chase.

These are just a few of the amazing stars that will be gracing our screens.

John Comerford, Head of Naked West, said: “We love helping prospective rural dwellers find their dream homes and we’re delighted the BBC have commissioned this special series giving us all an insight into our favourite celebrities’ lives as they look to swap the city for a new home in the country.”

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Julie Shaw, Commissioning Editor, BBC Daytime and Factual, added: “Escape to the Country has been a staple in the BBC daytime schedule for 21 years. Audiences love this programme and watching the journeys the house-hunters go on, so it was about time we got to go house hunting with some famous faces. I can’t wait for this to land in the schedules.”

The episodes will air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in December.

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