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Escape to the Country features Isle of Wight success story

jonnie escape to the country bbc

Still available on BBC iPlayer, the latest episode of Escape to the Country features a couple who settled in Shanklin and set up a holiday business for families with autism

Friday, 10th January, 2020 1:37pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight on our TV screens twice next week

Antiques Road Trip and Farmers' Showdown on TV

Not only will the Isle of Wight's farming community be featured on TV next week, but also Izzie and Charlie from the Antiques Road Trip cross the Solent to pick up treasures for auction. Details within

Thursday, 9th January, 2020 3:11pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight dance teacher to star on Channel 4’s Flirty Dancing this week (photos and video)

Lily and Jake dancing

Lily told OnTheWight that dancing with a complete stranger "was possibly the most surreal but amazing experience of my life!" Find out more within

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 4:02pm

By Sally Perry

‘New hospital’ coming to the Isle of Wight claims Fareham Conservative candidate live on TV. Really? (update 3)

politics live with jo coburn and suella braverman

“Spades will be hitting the ground,” for a new Isle of Wight hospital claimed Fareham’s Conservative candidate, live on TV this lunchtime. Reaction of the IW Conservatives has been less definitive

Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 3:51pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Have you got something in your shed or garage for Channel 4’s Find It, Fix It, Flog It?

Henry and Simon from Find it Fix it Flog it

We reckon the Isle of Wight is the perfect place for Henry and Simon from Channel 4's 'Find It, Fix It, Flog It' to rummage through barns, garages or sheds filled with interesting things

Monday, 18th November, 2019 4:30pm

By Charlie Williams with one comment

Isle of Wight Bunker features on TV screens this Sunday

The Bunker

The former Royal Air Force radar station, which has now been converted into a stunning home, will be featured on TV on Sunday night

Thursday, 7th November, 2019 6:09pm

By Sally Perry

Shane Ritchie gives Isle of Wight a thumbs up – on TV in November

Shane Richie and Laura Miller from Away Resorts

Shane Ritchie filmed the Isle of Wight episode in July this year, enjoying a four-night stay in Whitecliff Bay. He was so impressed he returned with his family

Friday, 25th October, 2019 10:16am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight’s Northwood House on TV and radio

TV Recording outside Northwood House

In the next two weeks the isle of Wight will be featured on TV and Radio, with both recordings having been made at Northwood House.

Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 12:14pm

By Feature Writer

Isle of Wight MP appears on Newsnight talking about China

bob seely on newsnight with emily mailtlis

During 17th week of pro-democracy protests Bob Seely appeared on Newsnight to share his views in 'one country, two systems' debate.

Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019 11:49am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight horse rider features on BBC TV’s Close Calls on Camera

megan and joey on close call 1

Megan Edmonds and her horse were incredibly lucky to survive a bad fall during the Isle of Wight Grand National this year. Megan explains all on Close Calls on Camera.

Thursday, 12th September, 2019 2:26pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Alex Polizzi, The Hotel Inspector, seeking Isle of Wight candidates for Channel 5 programme

The Hotel Inspector - Alex Polizzi

If you run a hotel, guesthouse or B&B on the Isle of Wight that isn't reaching its full potential, perhaps the Hotel Inspector can help.

Monday, 22nd July, 2019 4:13pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

‘The Cockfields’ Sitcom Isle of Wight-based – now being filmed

Two Episodes of Mash Joe Wilkinson Dianne Morgan

The new sitcom, starring Joe Wilkinson of 8 out of 10 cats does Countdown and Diane Morgan of Cunk on Britain and a host of others, including Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City), is filming now.

Tuesday, 4th June, 2019 6:51pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments