More4 has ordered a new series starring Matt Baker and his family.
Matt Baker: Travels with Mum and Dad is a 4 x 60 minute series, which will be made by his production company, Big Circus Media.
It follows the success of Our Farm in the Dales, where Baker returned to his family farm.
The new programme will see him travel across the region with his mum and dad, in a refurbished caravan.
“I am delighted that the Bakers will be taking More4 viewers on a tour of their North East. We absolutely love being in their company, and at a time when we’ve all come to appreciate the delights that lie closer to home, this series is set to be a real tonic,” said Deborah Dunnett, Commissioning Editor for Features and Daytime at Channel 4.
During the four part series, Matt, Janice and Mike will go behind the scenes at Bamburgh Castle, Beamish, Hexham Racecourse and Durham Cathedral.
“It’s been a joy taking Mum and Dad out for these trips around our beloved North East,” said Baker, who’s also Executive Producer and co-founder of Big Circus Media.
“I hope that viewers feel like they’re coming along for the ride with us and enjoy seeing my dad’s old caravan, fresh from being restored in Our Farm in the Dales. We’ve made some great memories met some wonderful people and I’m so proud of what we’ve all created together – not even a caravan disaster could stop our travels! With my production company I’m relishing working with great talent that I’ve met in my career and I’m so grateful to Deborah Dunnett and More4 for continuing to show us their support in making the heartfelt programmes that we feel passionate about creating.”