Jay Blades isn’t leaving the ‘The Restore Store’.
The 52-year-old tv character might need made his new documentary ‘Jay Blades: Historical past of the East Finish’ – a programme highlighting the realm he grew up in – with their rival community Channel 5 however he’s adamant he’s not going to depart the BBC and the beloved programme.
He instructed the Every day Star newspaper’s Scorching TV column: “I don’t suppose they will pull the plug. We usually make them a 12 months upfront.
“I’m nonetheless filming sequence eight after which going to do sequence 9 proper after.
“Channel 5 haven’t taken me away. Channel 5 has allowed me to do one thing completely different than what I do on the BBC, which is sweet.
“As a artistic, I’ve a manufacturing firm and I’ve concepts – and when you might have concepts you need to go someplace the place we are able to make them, and Channel 5 is that place.”
Jay has finished different initiatives away from the BBC One present – which sees artisan craft consultants like woodworker Will Kirk restore beloved gadgets cherished by members of the general public – through his manufacturing firm Hungry Jay like ‘No Place Like Dwelling’, which can see celebs like Ben Miller, Fern Britton and Chris Kamara foray into hometowns.
In December, they shared the synopsis: “No Place Like Dwelling sees [the celebrities] take a stroll down reminiscence lane returning to the neighbourhoods the place they grew up, discovering the historical past that was on their doorstep all alongside.
“Every episode sees a star studying extra about themselves and the locations they known as ‘dwelling’ as they discover the areas that made them.”
In December, Jay additionally instructed royal critics to “pipe down” after they accused him of getting over pleasant with King Charles III throughout his look on a particular episode of ‘The Restore Store’.
He stated: “Properly, there was loads of royal safety there to say don’t contact the geezer, however they didn’t. He’s solely a human and he touched me too. So I feel everybody ought to pipe down.”