Video PUBLISHED: 17:07 06 March 2019 | UPDATED: 17:09 06 March 2019 Judy Rimmer Chris Bavin during filming of BBC1's The One Show on the Cornhill. Picture: RACHEL EDGE Archant Footage of shoppers in Ipswich tasting extra-special tomatoes is expected to be shown on The One Show tonight. Filming of BBC The One Show on the Cornhill. Picture: RACHEL EDGEScreen Suffolk, the official film office for the county, has posted on Facebook that the item, spotlighting cherry tomatoes from the new giant greenhouse at Great Blakenham, is due to be screened in tonight’s (Wednesday, March 6) edition of the BBC1 show, which starts at 7pm.The new salad fruit was offered to the public on Ipswich Cornhill by Chris Bavin and a team from the show for a taste test. People were invited to taste the local tomatoes alongside imported fruit.The show, presented by Matt Baker and Alex Jones, was also due to be available to watch via BBC iPlayer shortly after transmission … [Read more...] about Tomato tasting footage due to be shown on The One Show
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Video PUBLISHED: 08:58 28 February 2019 | UPDATED: 09:00 28 February 2019 BBC's The One Show is coming to Ipswich Cornhill today. The square is a popular site for filming, and has drawn in the likes of Channel 4 in the past Picture: JASON NOBLE Jason Noble Keep your eyes peeled for TV favourites at the Cornhill today – the team behind BBC’s The One Show have reserved a filming slot this afternoon. Presenters from the programme are due to be outside the town hall between 12pm and 6pm, tasting the first tomatoes picked at Suffolk’s huge ‘tomato kingdom’ which can grow more than 150 million plants each year.They will be quizzing shoppers if they want to see more British produce than imported food ahead of Brexit.Screen Suffolk confirmed The One Show bosses were filming for an upcoming show, and that a presenter is due to be at the Cornhill.But mystery surrounds which one – who would you like to see there?Their visit comes as the first … [Read more...] about Which The One Show star will be at the Cornhill today?
PUBLISHED: 13:16 27 February 2019 | UPDATED: 13:38 27 February 2019 BBC's The One Show is filming at Ipswich Cornhill tomorrow Picture: DAVID VINCENT Archant BBC’s The One Show is filming on the Cornhill tomorrow – tasting the first crop of tomatoes from the UK’s most eco-efficient greenhouse near Ipswich. Tthe first harvest is set to begin in the high tech glasshouse at Sterling Suffolk near Ipswich Picture: Joe Giddens/PA WireThe team have requested to record a segment for an upcoming show in Ipswich town centre between 12pm and 6pm on Thursday.They will be asking shoppers if they want to see more British produce than imported food ahead of Brexit.Screen Suffolk bosses said a presenter is due to be at the Cornhill, though they could not confirm which one yet.Their visit comes as the first tomatoes grown inside Sterling Suffolk’s high-tech greenhouse, which is the size of 11 football pitches, are ripe for picking.Ten weeks after the first seed was sown, … [Read more...] about The One Show is coming to the Cornhill tomorrow
PUBLISHED: 12:45 12 February 2019 | UPDATED: 13:04 12 February 2019 Dan Mountney Stevenage shoppers were asked what they thought of Poundland's engagement rings by BBC's The One Show. Picture: BBC Archant Love is in the air this week with couples celebrating Valentine’s Day on Thursday, but if you were to receive that surprise, romantic proposal with a £1 ring, would you be saying yes or no? That was the question posed by BBC’s The One Show as they interviewed shoppers in Stevenage for last night’s show about Poundland’s engagement rings which have gone on sale.The rings were met with a mixed reaction, with one shopper telling the show: “If I found out it was a pound afterwards I’d be like cheapskate”, while another said they’d cry when they were told about the price.Others believed the cost didn’t matter.“It depends if you’re materialistic or not. With me I wouldn’t really care … [Read more...] about Stevenage appears on The One Show as shoppers quizzed over Poundland engagement ring
The official opening of Sherwood Forest’s new visitor centre saw a welcome return for one dedicated supporter of the reserve. Mike Dilger, wildlife presenter on the BBC’s The One Show, began his conservation career in Nottinghamshire when he worked on projects with both the University of Nottingham and at Sherwood Forest nature reserve. Mike returned to the forest to celebrate the official opening of the visitor centre, which opened its doors properly for the Robin Hood Festival in August following a takeover from conservation organisation The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). Upon returning to the centre, Mike said: “One of my jobs whilst I was working here as a conservation volunteer coordinator was to put up a new fence around the Major Oak, so it’s a location I know well and as such is a place close to my heart. “I’m delighted to return and I am amazed by the new visitor centre. “I cannot wait find out more about the future … [Read more...] about The One Show wildlife presenter officially opens new £5 million Sherwood Forest visitor centre