Northern Ireland’s ‘Luminators’ will be among 20,000 people helping create artwork in secret locations across the UK as part of the Countryfile Special.
Green Space Dark, running from April to September 2022
The special episode, in partnership with BBC Nations, will tell the story of Green Space Dark Skies, a new artistic initiative celebrating nature. Running from April to September 2022, Green Space Dark Skies takes place in secret locations across the UK’s most outstanding landscapes There is a range of 20 large-scale outdoor artifacts.
Countryfile, the BBC’s flagship rural affairs program
The series of collective festivals are produced by the outdoor arts organization Walk the Plank and the UNBOXED: Creativity in UK Festival, funded and supported by the four UK governments. Countryfile, the BBC’s flagship rural affairs program, BBC One, And the BBC will follow the project’s culmination in a one-hour special on iPlayer that will air later this year.
The laminators equipped with smart lights capable of capturing digital choreography on film.
One-off specials will highlight local volunteers, artists, community groups, and locations involved in the project, which aims to celebrate the countryside and connect people to the landscape.
Rodri Talfan Davies, BBC Director
The Nation commented: “With Countryphile’s audience united in their passion for the outdoors and nature, we thrilled to be filming this special event showcasing stunning rural landscapes across the UK.
Mothershed, Popular Factual, And Factual Entertainment
Green Space Dark Sky is the first major collaboration between BBC Nations and Countryfile and it promises to be a unique celebration for everyone. Claire Mottershead, Commissioning Editor for Popular Factual and Factual Entertainment, said: “Countryfile will be on this special UK-wide Happy to partner with BBC Nations for the project.
Countryfile BBC Studio Factual
“We are excited to show all the behind-the-scenes work with a grand finale episode to wrap up the project – we think audiences will love what we have in place. Countryfile produced by BBC studio Factual Entertainment Productions. The editor of the series is Jane Lomas and the producer of the series is Mark Beach.