The Big Painting Challenge Series 3

Image of presenters Mariella Frostrup and Rev. Richard Coles

Image of the series presenters Mariella Frostrup and Rev. Richard Coles© BBC One


Production Company: BBC

Starring: Mariella Frostrup and Rev. Richard Coles

Kent Locations Used: Warden Point – Sheppey, Canterbury Cathedral

The Big Painting Challenge is back on the BBC! Presented by Mariella Frostrup and Rev. Richard Coles, along with artistic mentors Pascal Anson and Diana Ali, the programme search nationwide for the best up-and-coming amateur artists.

Mariella Frostrup previously appeared on BBC Two series World’s Most Dangerous Roads, and both her and he co-presenter  Have I Got News for You. Rev. Richard Coles have been guests on Have I Got News for You.

The new series’ finale was filmed in Canterbury Cathedral, where the series winners will be announced and Warden Point was used for a presenter’s segment.

Canterbury Cathedral is one of the UK’s oldest cathedrals, having been a place of worship for more than 1,400 years. It has previously been used in BBC series, Pilgrimage with Simon Reeve (2013) and an one-off BBC Two documentary Goodbye to Canterbury (2013).

Warden Point is a beach on the Isle of Sheppey, best known for its rich fossil deposits.

The series kicks off on Easter Sunday 1st April 2018 at 6pm on BBC One, and continues weekly on Sundays with the finale airing on Sunday 6th May 2018.


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