Definitely take Darcy Bussell on More 4’s royal road trip
Dame Darcey Bussell is to take a royal road trip for More4 “in tribute to the longest reigning monarch in British history”.
Darcey Bussell’s Royal Roadtrip (4 x 60′) will see the Royal Ballet star follow in the Queen’s footsteps as she “embarks on a royal adventure through Britain’s beautiful landscapes and visits a multitude of ‘breathtaking places that have shaped our monarch’s identity.’
Each of the four episodes will focus on a specific region of the country, from the Scottish Highlands to London and the Norfolk Broads to the Welsh borders, as she sets out to find out exactly what the Queen loves most about Britain.
Dame Darcey Bussell: “I am delighted to be doing another series for More4, especially one in which I can follow in Her Majesty’s footsteps. I’ve always had a deep and lasting affection for the Queen, so I’m especially looking forward to embarking on this festive road trip.
Clemency Green, Senior Feature Release and Daytime Writer at Channel 4: “Darcey Bussell is the perfect guide to More4’s Platinum Jubilee celebration and we are delighted to have her bringing this very special series to four. parts. We’ll take viewers beyond familiar images of royal palaces, introducing them to unexpected characters and sharing never-before-seen stories that offer eye-opening insight into the Queen’s love for her country.
Dan Barraclough, Executive Producer: “It’s fantastic to be able to send Darcey on this road trip. She’s a real fan of the Queen having met her on several occasions, but she’s always curious to learn more about how different people and places have influenced the monarch.
Darcey Bussell’s Royal Roadtrip was commissioned by Clemency Green, Senior Features and Daytime Editor at Channel 4. The 4×60′ series is produced by RDF’s Definitely label (a Banijay UK company) and executive producer is Dan Barraclough.
Darcey Bussell’s Royal Roadtrip will air later this year.
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