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In the 45-minute programme - … Take out a subscription to get immediate access to Broadcast: Access for information on the latest commissions within the US and UK markets. Kate Humble's favourite part of the 117-acre farm is an ancient oak tree. Next on S1E1 Episode 1 S1E1 Tonight, 10pm. Kate Humble’s farm in Wales is a haven, but so is Afghanistan, she says It’s been a year since TV presenter Kate Humble bought a run-down farm in … Rules and restrictions on moving between Tier 2 and Tier 1 areas under the new Covid system, Can you have a support bubble in Tier 2 and Tier 3? Kate's happy as a lamb – with a lamb – on her Trellech farm (Image: Channel 5) Read More Related Articles. Now, Escape to the Farm airs on TV tonight, documenting her story with cameras granted access to the 117-acre property she bought with her husband Ludo Graham in Monmouthshire in 2011, for the first time. The episode also featured a trip to a nearby mill - showing us how it uses water to create renewable power, which is used to make flour. A stone wall was deteriorating and, similarly to the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park, cows has noticed the weak point. She is hoping the show will introduce people to a “beautiful area” of Wales, alongside providing insight into what it takes to run a farm and demystify the process. More Episodes . Viewers with any predilection for humour, music, poetry or the ineffable sense of a time when eccentricity could flourish and resist commodification surely went to seek Cutler out after this plum of a programme.”Lucy Mangan, The Guardian, “It was the notion of the great British eccentric that made Ivor Cutler by KT Tunstall a more universal film than it sounded. The show will also see the presenter, who loves cooking, prepare an array of dishes made of ingredients from her garden or nearby farms. When Jess and Jake approached Kate and Ludo to open The Pig & Apple café on the farm there was no question, they had to say yes! Below are the dates and times for the next three episodes which are on Channel Five: Get involved with the news in your community, This website and associated newspapers adhere to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. We learned that yeast isn't always needed to cook bread and that cooking doesn't have to be complicated; Kate Humble said it herself: "If I can make it anyone can. The four-part series begins on Channel 5 at 9pm on Tuesday 13th October. Kate Humble's favourite part of the 117-acre farm is an ancient oak tree. What the new Covid restrictions mean, What going on Taskmaster taught me about comedians, The Covid postcode checker explained, and which areas are in which tier, Vitamin D to be recommended by the Government in fight against Covid-19. It’s been over a decade since presenter Kate Humble left London to start a new, more sustainable life on a farm in Wales. Humble’s story of rural escape and small domestic pleasures chimed with the national mood. The star of the show was Sausage, a pregnant pig, who needed a helping hand (literally) with delivering her piglets. Katherine Mary Humble (born 12 December 1968) is an English television presenter and narrator, mainly working for the BBC, specialising in wildlife and science programmes. This seemed to highlight the importance of our environment and taught viewers there are more options energy options than just electricity. As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles. We learned how the best sows have large litters of piglets, which is why farmers will select ones with at least 12 teats to ensure they can feed all their little ones. The Pig & Apple cafe at Humble by Nature The Pig & Apple Cafe at Humble by Nature. Apparently Welsh pigs smell like biscuits. Some cynics may have wondered just how much of the actual farming she was really going to do, but as this new series proves, she’s very hands on. We saw Ms Humble, her husband Ludo Graham, and deadpan dry wall expert Ken Young work together to repair the damage. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. She is an ambassador for the UK walking charity Living Streets. All rights reserved. These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. If you are dissatisfied with the response provided you can contact IPSO here. The subject deserved better than this penny-pinching.”Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, “An hour laughing at the likes of Desmond’s, Rising Damp, and, of course, the inimitable work of Sir Lenny Henry is one certainly well spent – but I couldn’t help feeling as though this ceremonious look back at black British comics on TV, while necessary, could have been a little more punchy. We also saw how anglers develop an in-depth knowledge of a specific stretch of river and focus on that area. The series was filmed over a month in in Penallt, just outside Monmouth in Wales. The programme also showed the value of simple recipes and locally sourced produce, with Ms Humble offering easy recipes for bread and trout. This site is part of Newsquest's audited local newspaper network. It seemed there was no budget for longer excerpts, which cost more. A MONMOUTHSHIRE farm hit the screens last night, as the first episode of Escape To The Farm with Kate Humble premiered on Channel Five. Available on My5 Upcoming Episodes Clips News Characters Competition About. Picture: Escape To The Farm/Channel Five. Life on Kate Humble's farm in Monmothshire. There’s a lot of difficult news recently, and people are confused or anxious, but it’s important to step away. The main lesson of the episode seemed to be that being at one with nature can be grounding and soothing, with Ms Humble showing off her favourite part of Humble By Nature farm: a mighty oak tree, believed to be around 600 years old. ©Copyright 2001-2020. Perhaps surprisingly, we learned this particular fisherman releases most of his catches back into the river – he seemed to enjoy the calming aspect of fishing, catching, checking the health of, then releasing back into the water. “Plus, I learn a lot about foraging, weaving and making hay.”. ", Kate Humble cutting her homemade bread (Picture: Escape To The Farm/Channel Five). Escape To The Farm with Kate Humble is a four-part series. Kate Humble is a writer and broadcaster specialising in wildlife, science and rural affairs. 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