Snooker snookers Monty Don's Gardeners' World

Snooker will replace gardening on BBC TV this April 29th, ending a run of success for the new Monty Don-presented show.

Monty Don's Gardeners' World is to take a break - image: IPC
Monty Don's Gardeners' World is to take a break - image: IPC

Viewing figures have reached at 2.2m for April 1, 8 and 15’s editions.

A BBC representative said: "It's not on on the 29th because of the snooker championships."

Gardeners’ World returns on May 6.

Figures for 25 March were 2.27m, up 220,000 on the previous edition.

The first programme of the new series presented by Monty Don-presented attracted 2.5m viewers.

The 18 March edition was down to 2.05m after meeting competition from Comic Relief programming.

Gardeners' World in 2010 averaged 1.8m a programme.

Monty Don will present an hour long Gardeners' World programme on Good Friday, 22 April.


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