TV series about the county will return

A TV series which highlighted the beauty of Northumberland to millions of viewers is set toreturn for a second series.

Tales from Northumberland, which starred Robson Green and was aired on ITV last autumn, drew audiences of almost four million per episode and research showed it provided a great boost to the county’s profile.

Northumberland County Coun Val Tyler, portfolio holder for community infrastructure and culture, said: “The first series provided some unforgettable moments, such as Robson Green being pecked by terns, sleeping out in a bothy and experiencing some awe-inspiring sights.

“From Blyth to the Scottish borders and out to the west, there is something for everyone in Northumberland.

“With the best of the county on show to millions this series provided a real showcase for Northumberland on a national stage.

“We’re delighted it’s coming back for a second series.”

Robson Green added: “Making Tales From Northumberland was a labour of love and I can’t wait to start work on a second series. I’m looking forward to bringing more stories to viewers from a region that continues to enthral and inspire me.”