Nick Knowles films new series of BBC’s Close Calls: On Camera in Lee-on-the-Solent 

Nick Knowles has been filming in our area this week. Picture: Ian West/PA Wire
Nick Knowles has been filming in our area this week. Picture: Ian West/PA Wire
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CAMERACREWS came to Lee-on-the-Solent this week to film a new episode for a popular BBC series. 

Former I'm a Celebrity contestant and DIY SOS host Nick Knowles was spotted on the South Coast yesterday. 

Eagle-eyed residents clocked the TV presenter in Lee-on-the-Solent as well as in Titchfield. 

On social media, Nick Knowles confirmed that he was in our area filming for a new series of BBC show Close Calls: On Camera. 

Replying to a fan asking why he was in Lee-on-the-Solent, he tweeted: ‘Filming for a new BBC daytime series of Close Calls - love it here by the sea of a bright blustery day.’ 

Other people took to social media after spotting the TV presenter in the area. 

One person tweeted: ‘As if nick knowles is in titchfield filming for this show ahahah.’ 

While another said: ‘The one day my mums not working and Nick Knowles has gone into their shop she’s copped.’ 

The series, which airs on BBC, shows the split-second moments when everyday events are transformed into disasters.

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Close Calls: On Camera premiered in 2014. 

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