The One Show – 28th & 29th October 2019

28th October

The week’s guest host was Alex Scott, fresh off a challenging Strictly week (it was when Neil was injured). The guests were singer and Queen frontman Adam Lambert, and Dame Joan Bakewell who was promoting the Portrait Artist of the Year.

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Countryfile – 27th October 2019

It was time for the Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children in Need. This year Matt was taking on their longest ramble (6 miles) along the Ridgeway from Barbury Castle to Avebury. His companion was a 14 year old boy – Ethan – who has cerebral palsy and this would more than double the longest distance he had walked before.

Of course, the challenge was completed but not without pain and a lot of effort. It had rained heavily before the event and puddles, mud, and slippy chalk paths are not a good combination when using a walking frame

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