SEWING BEE: KIELL SMITH-BYNOE REVEALED AS NEW HOST OF BBC SERIES
Ghosts star Kiell Smith-Bynoe has been revealed as the new host of The Great British Sewing Bee on BBC One.
Smith-Bynoe, who appeared on the show's celebrity Christmas special, takes over from comedian Sarah Pascoe for the tenth series to air in 2024 and upcoming Christmas special.
Confirmed to be returning for the new series are judges Esme Young and Patrick Grant. Esme Young is one part of BBC Two’s Great British Sewing Bee judging duo, joining the show in 2016.
Esme, along with four passionate women about fashion, opened a London based shop called ‘Swanky Modes’ in the 70s. Their clothes appeared in magazines and newspapers including Vogue, Nova, Honey, 19, ID, The Face, Boulevard, Interview, The Sunday Times, Express, Mail, and the V&A Little Black Dress Book.
Patrick is a regular on television and radio as a commentator on the British fashion, clothing and textile industries.
He has been a contributor to several major television documentaries including Savile Row, Harris Tweed, and The Perfect Suit, but is best known for his role in the The Great British Sewing Bee, for which he earned a 2017 National Television Awards nomination.
The Great British Sewing Bee is available now on iPlayer.