The UK's leading overseas property
television series, Channel 4's "A Place in the Sun," is about to
screen its first new programmes for four years.
The broadcasts start on Monday 6th February, and run daily for
20 days with a further 60 additional episodes going straight into
production immediately after the new series ends.
A Place in the Sun Live managing director Andy Bridge has
welcomed the impetus the new programmes should bring to the
"It's a huge commission from Channel 4, there are three
production teams on the road at the moment in the Caribbean,
Florida and Spain to get the new programmes made in time," he told
OPP this week.
"This is the first post-recession filming that A Place in the
Sun has done and presents an opportunity to present bargain stock
to viewers and hopefully get them excited in overseas property once
Speaking exclusively to OPP, Bridge added: "It won't transform
the UK market overnight, but it is a huge boost."
Established hosts Jonnie and Jasmine are presenting their own
programmes, and new presenter Laura Hamilton kicks off the series
which will be shown on daytime TV for its first run. Repeat
showings in the evening are expected to follow very quickly.