BBC Four commissions Yorkshire Walks

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BBC Four is to air a new series hosted by Shanaz Gulzar as she introduces her favourite Yorkshire Walks.

Set to air next month, Gulzar will use a 360-degree selfie-style camera to film herself and everything around her.

The 4 part series will feature Bolton Abbey and Whitby, and also some lesser-known spots around the historic village of Heptonstall, and the market town of Leyburn in Wensleydale.

“It has been a privilege to walk in such stunning landscapes, and meet such a wide range of people. Walking helps me as an artist – to think and gather inspiration, but also as a human being who likes to recharge the batteries and get away from the rush of modern life,” she explained.

Produced by Cy Chadwick from Atypical Media, the Executive Producer is Tony Parker, for BBC England.

“The films are a real treat for viewers – gorgeous, gentle rambles through some of our country’s finest landscapes. Shanaz brings a fresh perspective on the landscape, responding to what she discovers as an artist,” added Parker.

Yorkshire Walks will broadcast nationally on BBC Four in December 2019 and regionally on BBC One in the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region on 25th November at 7pm.