"We've had a fantastic year on BBC Daytime and I'm delighted to have the opportunity to build on recent successes with a rich mix of brand new programming."
Damian Kavanagh, Controller, BBC Daytime
Award winning actress Hayley Mills, northern chef James Martin, Hairy Biker chef Dave Myers and Strictly Judge Len Goodman are just a few of the names coming to BBC Daytime in a line-up of new programmes.
There are also yet more quizzes: Decimate, fronted by EastEnders’ Shane Richie and The Edge, which will see comedy turn Mark Benton ( Waterloo Road, and Strictly ) testing contestants’ general knowledge and dexterity. Nothing too taxing, we understand might be a good gig for Cllr Turnip?
This has to be the best programme on offer this Autumn In Don’t Mess With Me, Margaret Mountford is on a mission to expose the anti-social behaviour of Britain’s litter louts in the cities, the countryside and the sea.
This new five-part campaigning series aims to get the audience to pick up seven and a half million pieces of litter in just one week. We've helpfully put the PBROTRIB Rubbish Correspondent Vince Parker in touch with the production company..
Northern Chef James Martin spearheads a nationwide campaign designed to bring communities together and tackle the growing issue of loneliness in the UK, in Meet The Street.
This sees 'telly celebs' going back to a street they grew up in, to find out who lives there now and help them set up a real social network. It features the usual suspects: Dom Littlewood (Don’t Get Done Get Dom), Helen Skelton (Holiday Hit Squad, Blue Peter), Chef Dave Myers (Hairy Bikers), and Alex Jones (The One Show) visit their old haunts and inspire the locals to come together by creating a fun community event.
James also meets those on the front line of tackling loneliness to find out what can be done to prevent and tackle isolation.
Matt Allwright teams up with Britain's housing officers in The Housing Enforcers.
Working with local council housing staff as a trainee, he joins them on the frontline of the battle between tenants and landlords.
Oxford Street (W/T) is the busiest shopping street in Europe, with over 200 million people visiting the mile and a half stretch a year. This once iconic retail destination, now looking rather tatty, but still has an income twice as large as the whole of Birmingham.
It is one of the most expensive places in Britain to run a shop and possibly one of the most lucrative. It attracts its customers from all over the UK and across the globe. So with all that going on, what does it take to keep the street and its population of workers, residents and eager shoppers going? In this new series we’ll see exactly what makes the country’s most famous shopping street tick.
In Britain’s Gardens From Above (W/T) Gardener Christine Walkden embarks on a journey to explore our most glorious gardens and countryside from a striking new perspective - in a hot air balloon. In this series Christine takes to the skies, flying over landscapes to visit "some of the most beautiful gardens in the world."
Her airborne adventure takes in all the glories of the countryside, from patchwork fields and rolling hills to mountains, lakes and ancient forests. Christine once appeared as a guest on the Christmas 2008 special of Shooting Stars...
The Channel is a ten-part observational documentary focussing on the people who work around the clock, policing what is one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes.
This autumn, Yoof TV Icon, writer and broadcaster Janet Street-Porter joins forces with yet another Chef Brian Turner to discover a true Taste Of Britain.
Each programme focusses on one county or region in which Brian and Janet seek out not only the best local food producers, but also explore the history, wildlife and local traditions that make each area so special. In Peterborough, it would of course be Pizza...
Presented by the legendary Gloria Hunniford, Home Away From Home is inspired by the latest holiday trend for swapping homes instead of checking into hotels or B&Bs. Two couples rashly agree to take part in a house swap, unaware of whom they are swapping with and where they are going.
On their return, the couples get to see just who’s been staying in their home and more importantly, what they thought of it.
This has to be the best programme on offer this Autumn In Don’t Mess With Me, Margaret Mountford is on a mission to expose the anti-social behaviour of Britain’s litter louts in the cities, the countryside and the sea. This new five-part campaigning series aims to get the audience to pick up seven and a half million pieces of litter in just one week.
In Holiday of My Lifetime, Len Goodman takes a line-up of Telly celebs down memory lane to relive their favourite childhood summer holiday. Eamonn Holmes, Matt Allwright, Esther Rantzen, Ainsley Harriot and Anita Manning (?) all have their suitcases packed and ready to go.
Drama lovers will not be disappointed say the BBC Controllers... New to BBC One is The Coroner. Following a messy marriage break-up, Jane, a high-flying solicitor returns to the small seaside town of Lighthaven, which she escaped from, as a teenager. Now the towns' coroner she finds herself working with Davey, the boy who broke her heart, and is now the local Detective Sergeant. Cushty!
Emmy and multi BAFTA award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern’s sixth series of Moving On returns with five stand-alone films featuring a number of famous faces including screen legend Hayley Mills (Whistle Down The Wind, Pollyanna, Wild At Heart); Lisa Riley (Fat Friends, Waterloo Road, Strictly); Peter Egan (Ever Decreasing Circles, Downton Abbey) and many more.
Both Father Brown and WPC 56 returns for a third series. A Halloween ghost story, a Christmas wedding, the arrival of a new nurse and farewell to some familiar faces, tune into Doctors this autumn on BBC One to find out more.
New quizzes also get a look in with Richard Osman presenting Two Tribes, a fast-paced quiz where what contestants have in common, is just as important as their general knowledge.
Actor, singer and comedian Shane Richie fires questions to a team of three contestants fighting to maintain a £20,000 wall of cash in Decimate. With every wrong answer their total is decimated. Nothing like Million Pound Drop.
Waterloo Road and Strictly comedy turn Mark Benton puts contestants’ dexterity and general knowledge to the test in The Edge. Favourites Pointless, Pressure Pad and The Link also make a return to the screen this autumn.
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