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Castle Howard

15 - 18 August 2019

The Big Top

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The Big Top

Sponsored by Kuoni

Join us in the Big Top for a look behind the scenes of some of your favourite BBC TV and Radio programmes.

Get comfy on a straw bale to hear a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the production and creation of some of the BBC’s best -loved series. The presenters will have the chance to meet some of the favourite guests who have appeared on Countryfile in the past year – the true heroes of the Countryside! 

Meet the stars of Countryfile and your favourites from BBC TV and Radio. Last year saw John, Matt, Adam, Ellie, Anita, Helen, Steve, Sean and Margherita, as well as Jules Hudson and Keeley Donovan from Countryfile Diaries, participate in these exciting discussions.

Find out some of those behind the scenes secrets you’ve always wanted to know.

 

The Big Top

Thursday 15th August 2019

10:00-10:40

John Craven and Adam Henson in conversation with the Countryfile team

11:00-11:40

The One Show's Mike Dilger

12:00-12:40

Kuoni Presents Sir Chris Bonington

13:00-13:40

Matt Baker and the Countryfile team in conversation with Countryfile contributor Gabe Cook

14:00-14:40

Journalist and TV presenter Janet Street Porter

15:00-15:40

Adam Henson and the Countryfile team in conversation with Countryfile contributor Michael Wignall

16:00-16:40

Anita Rani and the Countryfile team in conversation with Countryfile contributor Emma Robinson and Ian O'Reilly

Friday 16th August 2019

10:00-10:40

John Craven and Adam Henson in conversation with the Countryfile team

11:00-11:40

Kuoni Presents the Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen

12:00-12:40

Archeaologist Ben Robinson

13:00-13:40

Matt Baker and the Countryfile team in conversation with Countryfile contributor Gabe Cook

14:00-14:40

Travel expert Simon Calder

15:00-15:40

Tom Heap in conversation with the Countryfile team

16:00-16:40

Ellie Harrison and the Countryfile team in conversation with Countryfile contributor Lizzie Shepherd

Saturday 17th August 2019

10:00-10:40

John Craven and Adam Henson in conversation with the Countryfile team

11:00-11:40

BBC North presenter Keeley Donovan

12:00-12:40

The Hon. Nick Howard

14:00-14:40

Presenter Amar Latif

15:00-15:40

Kuoni Presents Paul Forkan

16:00-16:40

Steve Brown and the Countryfile team in conversation with Countryfile contributor Gill Perkins

Sunday 18th August 2019

11:00-11:40

Presenter Amar Latif

12:00-12:40

BBC Countryfile Diaries Jules Hudson & Keeley Donovan

13:00-13:40

Kuoni Presents Monisha Rajesh

15:00-15:40

Adam Henson and the Countryfile team in conversation with Countryfile contributer James Robinson

16:00-16:40

Anita Rani and the Countryfile team in conversation with Countryfile contributor Razan Alsous

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