Changing Rooms will be returning to screens under a slightly different guise.
The classic decorating show ran on the BBC between 1996 and 2004, but Channel 4 have officially taken over the show.
The series – which spawned a thousand awkward moments – sees two sets of homeowners who live in the same area work against the clock to renovate each other’s houses.
They get complete creative control, which can prove to be disastrous…
Davina McCall was pencilled in to host the reboot, but in March 2021 she had to pull out of the project when she couldn’t commit to filming.
Channel 4 have since confirmed Anna Richardson will present the highly-anticipated revival.
So, when will Changing Rooms be on air? Here’s everything you need to know.
When is Channel 4’s Changing Rooms air date?
The air date for Changing Rooms on Channel 4 is currently unknown. The reboot was announced back in October 2020.
Who will host Channel 4’s Changing Rooms?
Davina McCall was announced as the host of the Changing Rooms reboot in October 2020.
However, The Sun on Sunday announced on 21st March 2021 she wouldn’t be able to continue with the project on account of a scheduling clash.
On 5th May 2021, Channel 4 confirmed Anna Richardson would be the new host of the reboot.
She said: “What an honour to be joining the Changing Rooms team, one of my favourite shows from when I first started in TV!”
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen will also be involved in the show, acting as a design expert for one contestant.
He will be joined by guest designers who will join the other household.
Speaking of his role on the reboot, Llewelyn-Bowen said: “There’s no room for beige in our homes and, just as it was in the ’90s, Changing Rooms is once more the homestyle antidote to Britain’s blues (and greys and taupes, and even Magnolia).
“It’s taken quite a lot of coaxing to get me under the Changing Rooms banner once more, but nothing like as much coaxing as it’s going to take for me to squeeze those leather trousers back on.”
He will be joined by designers Jordan Cluroe and Russell Whitehead from 2LG Studio and carpenter Tibby Singh.