Gardeners’ World presenter Monty Don, 65, has rushed to defend his team from the BBC show after a viewer declared that “there is no excuse” for the programme not to air “100 per cent original content”. The gardener hit back at the fan after they criticised the latest episode of the programme for “replaying old clips”.
The frustrated viewer penned on Twitter: “Please stop replaying old clips, there are enough people sending you clips I bet not to recycle old stuff.
“There is no excuse for a show soooo watched not to produce 100 percent original content.”(sic)
However, Monty was quick to point out that his Gardeners’ World colleagues should be praised for filming “any new material” for the show, as they are working hard amid “the strictest Covid limitations”.
The horticulturalist explained to the viewer: “We show 2 short films a week from previous episodes and about 45-50 mins of new material.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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Monty Don defends Monty Don colleagues as he hits back at fan (Image: BBC)
Monty Don rushed to defend his team from the BBC show (Image: TWITTER)
“It is a tribute to all the team that there is ANY new material.”
Monty went on to add that due to the pandemic, he has been unable to be joined by the BBC’s production crew in his Longmeadow garden at his Hertfordshire home.
He continued: “There has been no crew at Longmeadow for over a year now and all filming is subject to the strictest Covid limitations.”
The viewer then took the opportunity to reply to Monty, writing back: “Then perhaps worth showing more videos sent to you instead,