PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 08:45, Fri, Sep 4, 2020
Martin Roberts, 57, has opened up on shooting the new season of Homes Under The Hammer after the easing of lockdown.The presenter revealed that it has been “really tough” to film without having a director on set and adhering to imposed social distancing measures.
There's nobody else involved
Martin revealed: “Instead of having a cameraman, a director, a runner, and a second cameraman… they’re going to have one cameraman and the presenter.
“So me and the director are going to be on a Zoom link, on a mobile phone looking at what the cameraman is shooting.
“Luckily I have been doing this for so long, that I know how the show works. I make up my own stuff. So there’s nobody else involved. That won’t necessarily work too bad for me.
“There will obviously be strict social distancing, we’re not allowed to do overnight.
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Martin Roberts, 57, opened up on shooting the new season of Homes Under the Hammer (Image: WENN)
The presenter revealed that it has been “really tough” to film without having a director on set and adhering to imposed social distancing measures (Image: WENN)
“Not allowed to use public transport. These are all things imposed by the insurance company and the BBC.
“There are lots and lots of challenges to make the show. But, rest assured, Homes Under The Hammer is going to carry on," he added.
The DIY expert also noted that it would take a lot longer this time around to make the same amount of shows, and this has left the crew in despair.
He noted: “It’s going to take us a lot longer to make the same amount of shows, the team have been pulling their hair out basically. It’s been really tough.