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UKTV’s Dave orders “Storage Hunters” celeb special

The British multi-channel broadcaster has ordered a Christmas celebrity special (pictured) of its auctioneering format Storage Hunters UK for entertainment channel Dave.
November 4, 2015

British multi-channel broadcaster UKTV has ordered a Christmas celebrity special of its auctioneering format Storage Hunters UK for its entertainment channel Dave.

The hour-long Storage Hunters UK: Celebrity Special (pictured) will see a host of celebrities bidding on disused storage units to raise money for charity. Hosted by auctioneer Sean Kelly, the star-studded line-up includes actor Bob Mortimer, musician Kimberly Wyatt, comedian Ross Noble, professional boxer Carl Froch, musician Shaun Ryder, and English footballer Jimmy Bullard.

Elsewhere, UKTV has renewed Storage Hunters UK from London-based prodco North One for seasons four and five, marking an additional 20 episodes.

Both Storage Hunters UK: Celebrity Special and seasons four and five have been commissioned by Dave GM Steve North and Richard Watsham, director of commissioning.

Helen Nightingale for UKTV and John Quinn for North One serve as executive producers for the series and special.

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