Scilly To Feature For A Week On BBC One Show

Tourism in Scilly could get a boost from a series of five nightly TV features.

The features about Scilly will be broadcast on The One Show on BBC One from 4th July.

Bristol-based Tigress Productions completed their week-long filming schedule on Saturday.

The crew has relied on local knowledge and experience including using islands-based filmmaker Robin Burrows and the IOS  Wildlife Trust’s Jaclyn Pearson in a quest to find the Scilly shrew and Scilly bee.

They’ve also followed a couple from Sussex on holiday in Scilly.

Specialist wildlife presenters, Mike Dilger and Miranda Krestovnikoff have recorded reports at the Bishop Rock lighthouse and have taken the holidaymakers snorkeling and shark fishing.

The film crew have also been to St Agnes and the Tresco Abbey Gardens.

The programme regularly attracts audiences of 4.75 million people, more than double that of ‘An Island Parish’ which is thought to have been beneficial to tourism here.



3 Responses to Scilly To Feature For A Week On BBC One Show

  1. Rosemary September 29, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    I believe the music used for the one show programme onScilly was by Seth Lakeman . He is a well known west country folk singer/musician . You can find him on his website .

  2. George Kershaw September 28, 2011 at 11:42 am

    If you have a smartphone (Android/iPhone) you can use a application called Shazam that will “Listen” to the music and find out what it is called.
    might be worth a try..

  3. Bob September 28, 2011 at 2:26 am

    Please help if you can.
    When the one show broadcast the Scilly Isles they used a background sound track… No lyrics.. Very melodic… Don’t know what the track is called..
    Can you help
    Thanks
    Bob
    Aberdeen