Clive Myrie is flying to Italy for a model new BBC programme.
The ‘Mastermind’ host will swap the BBC studios for the sunny Italian countryside, and the information presenter, 58, could not include his pleasure as he launched an Instagram account to supply followers with particulars about his new present ‘Clive Myrie’s Italian Highway Journey”‘.
In a brief clip, Clive mentioned, “I wish to go on vacation” as he sat contained in the studios, and was then flown to Italy.
He introduced: “I am in Italy…stunning”.
The 15-part collection, which premieres Could 1, will observe Clive as he embarks on his enthralling journey throughout the nation.
The host will immerse himself within the tradition as he learns concerning the wealthy historical past whereas sampling native delicacies throughout the nation, together with the slopes of Mount Etna in Sicily and the Everlasting Metropolis of Rome.
He will even reveal the secrets and techniques of what makes a Neapolitan pizza so distinctive and well-known, in addition to the key substances of Italy’s iconic dishes.
Clive mentioned: “I hope viewers get pleasure from this journey as a lot as I do and fall in love with Italy, a spot that captured my coronary heart a few years in the past. It actually is certainly one of my favourite trip locations, and even after a number of years of visiting, I all the time have one thing new to study and discover.
“This journey has helped me uncover locations, communities and traditions I’ve by no means encountered earlier than and the collection is filled with stunning locations, scrumptious meals and really type folks. I hope BBC viewers benefit from the Italian solar with me this Could. “
Emma Parkins, government producer of Alleycats TV, added: “Clive goes on vacation to Italy yearly, however he needed to dig deeper and actually threw himself into this journey: from competing within the Tiramisu World Cup to navigating a automotive rally classic by way of Prosecco nation.
“It was nice to journey with him and we hope this system not solely evokes folks to go to but additionally to hunt out lesser-known locations and turn out to be interested in how Italians stay.”
Clive Myrie’s Italian Highway Journey begins 1 Could at 6.30pm on BBC Two. All episodes can be out there on the BBC iPlayer.