Alan Titchmarsh: Spring Into Summer episode 5: Former ballerina Darcey Bussell joins Alan to talk about bringing dance back to the nation this summer, while carpenter Wayne Perrey creates a garden bar. Plus, a couple of showstopping rare breed Gloucester cows make their TV debuts.
Set in the rolling Hampshire countryside, the nine-part series will focus on the joy of getting back into the fresh air after a long winter indoors. From farming advice to gardening tips, each episode will see Alan chat to a celebrity guest as he gets them involved in planting schemes and delicious food tastings. With the warmer months on the horizon and lock-down soon to be lifted the series will focus on our beautiful countryside, nature and being able, once again, to take advantage of our outdoor spaces, no matter how big or small.
Following on from the success of Love Your Weekend with Alan Titchmarsh, the show will hone in on our beautiful countryside, nature and outdoor spaces — no matter how big or small they might be. Whether you want to grab some gardening tips or learn how to season your veg, it’s certain to provide something for everyone.
Alan Titchmarsh: Spring Into Summer episode 5
Alan Fred Titchmarsh is an English gardener, broadcaster, poet, and novelist. After working as a professional gardener and a gardening journalist, he established himself as a media personality through appearances on gardening programmes. He has developed a diverse writing and broadcasting career.
Titchmarsh’s first few television appearances were on the long-running BBC television show Nationwide as a horticulture expert. This led to his being invited to present coverage of the Chelsea Flower Show for BBC television in 1983. Titchmarsh hosted this every year until 2013.
In 1996 the cancellation of Pebble Mill at One gave Titchmarsh the opportunity to move back towards his first love, gardening, and he took over as host of another long-running BBC television programme, Gardeners’ World in the same year, the show being filmed in his own garden. Titchmarsh has been married to Alison since 1975 and they have two children, Polly (born 1979) and Camilla (born 1981). In addition to his extensive television and writing work, Titchmarsh is also trustee of his own charity, ‘Gardens for Schools’, and others, including ‘Seeds for Africa’.