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Devon and Cornwall returns for a second season

Authored by News Desk

The ratings winning show ‘ Devon and Cornwall’ is set to return for a second season.

The series, which will air on Channel 4 at 8pm on June 8th, sets out to reveal life in this beautiful corner of England beyond that enjoyed by the millions of tourists and holidaymakers that visit each year.

The unique landscape – with empty beaches and windswept moors, rolling fields and...

New editors join BBC Spotlight and BBC Radio Cornwall

Authored by Mary

Daisy Griffith is now leading the most popular regional news bulletin in the country, Spotlight, which reaches more than 50 per cent of the South West each week.

Meanwhile Emma Clements is running BBC Radio Cornwall, a station with more than 100,000 weekly listeners.

Stephanie Marshall, head of the BBC in the South West and West, said the experienced journalists would bring...

New BBC political show puts the spotlight on issues across England

Authored by News Desk

“It’s never been more important to listen to people and the local issues which affect them,” says the Director of BBC England as she launches a new weekly politics show in the South West.

Local stories have the power to shape the national picture and that was proved like never before in the 2019 General Election, believes Helen Thomas, who says Politics South West will “put local...

TV adventurers to talk at South West Outdoor Festival in Devon

Authored by Mary

Two well-known TV adventurers, Monty Halls and Conrad Humphries, who have both recently appeared in their own adventure series on Channel 4, will be appearing at the National Trust’s 2018 South West Outdoor Festival. They will be holding talks and walks, plus there's a chance for festival goers to sail on the Bounty’s End, the boat used by Conrad in the Channel 4 series ‘Mutiny,’ over the...

Plymouth cabbies make national TV debut

Authored by Mary

A BBC South West documentary which charted the weight loss attempts of two Plymouth-based taxi drivers is to receive a national TV premiere on BBC One on Monday, 19 June at 7:30pm.

Aired on BBC South West in April 2016, Supersize Cabbies followed the fat-busting fortunes of Roger Laughton and Mike Davis from Plymouth taxi company Need A Cab as they embarked on a six-week community...

TV show Salvage Hunters is heading to Devon

Authored by News Desk

Salvage Hunters, the popular Quest TV and Discovery Channel show, is heading to Devon to record a special edition of the programme.

The show follows architectural salvage and antiques expert Drew Pritchard as he travels around the UK to prestigious, interesting, and historic places hunting out and buying quirky and unusual objects no longer wanted by their present owner.

Drew...

Plymouth Science Park TV startup in hunt for local talent

Authored by Alexis Bowater

An on-line television executive, whose past successes include overseeing more than 40,000 channels on the internet, has set up TV studios at Plymouth Science Park - with the specific aim of attracting new, local talent to the industry.

Northern Light TV is the brainchild of Kamran Sankey whose background includes work at a number of top on-line studios in Europe.

Kamran has...

Need some home inspiration? TV's George could help

Authored by News Desk

If you're planning to renovate your home but are lacking inspiration, why not ask TV architect George Clark to help you out?!

George has a new Channel 4 programme which focuses on transforming ugly properties into beautiful, contemporary homes.

And he is looking for Devon residents to take part.

After making three successful series of Build A New Life for Five from 2003...

Is your child a Spelling Star?

Authored by News Desk

Remarkable Television – makers of Pointless (BBC One) and Deal or No Deal (Channel 4) – is looking for brilliant children to spell some big words in an exciting new TV competition.

‘Spelling Star’ follows a number of children as they take on various word-based competition rounds, from speed spelling to identifying incorrectly spelled words, and clue-based questions to relay-style...

Do you want to mend a broken heart?

Authored by Mary

Are you single? Are past relationships holding you back?

Have you been hurt or maybe you’ve ended a relationship that’s still affecting your life?

A brand new TV series is looking for single men and women who want to mend a broken heart...

Whatever your love story, TwoFour want to hear from you.

If you’d like to find out more please email evie.buckley@twofour.co...

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