BBC Worldwide acquires format rights to Sewing Bee

Pascale Paoli-Lebailly | 28-09-2013

BBC Worldwide has acquired the format rights for Sewing Bee, from the creator of The Great British Bake Off, Love Productions, ahead of Mipcom 2013.

The Great British Sewing Bee, which has been re-commissioned for a second series, won an average 3 million viewers and outperformed BBC Two’s primetime average share by 70% (among All Individuals 4+).
The format follows a nationwide competition to find the country’s best amateur sewer via three tense, time-limited challenges.