TALES FROM THE RIVERBANK: CLARE BALDING TO FRONT NEW CHANNEL 5 SERIES
Channel 5 have commissioned Tales From The Riverbank (6x60'), a new six-part series presented by Clare Balding which will tell the stories of Britain's most iconic rivers whilst exploring the sights and sounds of each river and its inhabitants.
Balding, who is currently presenting Lost Dogs Live for Channel 5, will explore the famous landmarks local delicacies, whilst speaking to the locals and day trippers who enjoy the waterways and its wildlife.
Clare Balding added said: “There is something truly magical about life on the water and I am looking forward to meeting the people, exploring the landscape and seeing the wildlife that thrives on the banks of our glorious rivers. I can’t think of a better way to spend my summer than telling tales from the riverbank.”
Producer Rachel Innes-Lumsden said: “Britain is full to the brim with charm and personality, and our riverbanks reflect this beautifully. We’re thrilled to be working with Clare who is the perfect companion and guide to take us on these glorious journeys.”
Channel 5's Lucy Willis commented: “I’m thrilled to have Clare on Channel 5 presenting this beautifully produced series of tales from our British Rivers. I can’t think of a better to person to travel our gorgeous waterways with.”
Broadcast details will be announced in due course.