Countryfile is a BBC one British television program that airs weekly reporting on environmental issues, agriculture, and rural issues in the United Kingdom. The program is hosted by Matt Baker, John Craven, Adam Henson, Tom Heap, Ellie Harrison, Paul Martin, Steve Brown, Charlotte Smith, Anita Rani, and Sean Fletcher. The show sirs every Sunday at various timings.
The first aired on July 24, 1988, with the title Country File. Although farming remained the core element of the show, it also investigated rural issues and celebrated the diversity as well as the beauty of the British Countryside. Chris Baines and Anne Brown hosted the show, originally produced by Mike Fitzgerald, in its first year. The show was later named “Your Country Needs You” in the regional BBC magazine.
It was then hosted by John Craven, like a Sunday morning show in 1989 with a single episode length being 1989. Countryfile was moved to the early Sunday evening slot in April 2009, with Julia Bradbury and Matt Baker joining as co-hosts with Craven. They were then joined by Ellie Harrison and Tom Heap. Helen Skelton joined in 2014 as the host with Anita Rani joining in 2015.
The show is currently aired 52 weeks of the year including a five-day weather forecast which is made live from BBC’s weather studio located in London. Originally produced by BBC Birmingham, Countryfile moved to BBC Bristol in 2012.
Countryfile Season 34 Episode 10 Release Date
The tenth episode of Countryfile season thirty-four, titled ” High Weald ” is scheduled to release on March 6, 2022. Countryfile is currently aired on BBC One every Sunday at 7 p.m. 55-60 minutes is the duration of the episode similar to the previous episodes of this season. It follows the ninth episode, ” Wrest Park ” and will be the last episode of this season of Countryfile.
|Countryfile Season 34 Episode 9 Release Date||27 February 2022|
|Countryfile Season 34 Episode 10 Release Date||6 March 2022|
Countryfile Season 34 Overview
The episodes typically have two lead hosts who visit a region or place while uncovering the traditions, characters, and stories which make their area distinctive. Usually, the subject matter is centered around food production, the arts, countryside crafts, social history, wildlife, conservation, farming, and leisure activities. The guests and hosts are often shown wearing British country clothing. With episodes including several segments with other hosts who uncover different stories from the same region.
An integral part of the program’s agenda remains to be Journalism. After conducting weekly investigations into large issues affecting the British countryside it is presented by BBC News’s Rural Affairs Correspondent John Craven or Tom Heap. The topics include threats to rural services as well as changes to farming policy and practices, the move towards renewable energy, environmental disasters, and the impact of animal diseases.
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Following a search to find a new host amongst the show viewers, Farmer Adam Henson joined Countryfile in 2001. He started hosting the weekly “Adam’s Farm” in 2009 which gave the show viewers an insight into the hardships faced by a mixed farm owner in the Cotswolds.
The Prince of Wales appeared on the program as a special guest during its 25th anniversary in 2013. The prince shared his passion for the British countryside, rare breed animals, organic farming, and hedge-laying in the Countryfile: A Royal Appointment which was shot on his Gloucestershire farm. A new title sequence and re-versioned music composed by David Lowe was made for the anniversary.
In October 2013 the program united with another BBC institution, BBC Bristol. Ireland won the Countryfile’s One Man and His Dog, broadcasted on 27 October. The Countryfile magazine by BBC was launched in 2007 and is now being printed and published by Immediate Media and co, with the current editor being Fergus Collins.
The program’s highlight remains to be the Countryfile Photographic Competition. Viewers were asked to send their entries and the best of them make up a wall calendar which is sold to raise funds for Children in Need. In 2017 the calendar raised around 2.2 million euros for the charity.
Countryfile Season 34 Cast
Matt Baker is a British television host. John Craven is an English television presenter and journalist best known for Newsround, Countryfile, and Beat the Brain. Adam Henson is an English farmer, television presenter, and author.
Where to watch Countryfile Season 34?
Countryfile airs on BBC One at 7 pm every Sunday and can be streamed on BritBox and BritBox Amazon
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