David Frost welcomes new house detective
Gee joins Sir David Frost in the next series of BBC ONE's Through
The Keyhole taking over as the show's house detective from Loyd
has recently been seen on BBC TWO on Escape To The Country, a series
that explored the realities of abandoning urban life and starting
afresh in the country.
The Keyhole - which takes viewers on an intimate journey around
the homes of celebrities - is a favourite with the BBC Daytime audience.
will be uncovering personal objects to give clues to the panel of
judges who try to figure out the identity of the celebrity.
David Frost will continue as the show's host.
said: "We are all delighted to welcome Catherine. Loyd's a
tough act to follow but if anyone can, Catherine can."
said: "I'm delighted to be participating in such a popular
programme especially as I've been a fan of the show for years.
love 'snooping' around people's homes, so this is the ideal job
will been seen on air in the Autumn.
leaving the series Loyd said: "After 19 years I am sad not
to have been able to find time to film the new series.
I am happy to know I'm leaving it in a safe pair of hands and I
look forward to seeing Catherine peering through the keyhole."
Gee has enjoyed varied jobs before starting her tv presenting career.
joined Country Living Magazine as the Editor's Assistant, later
moving into organising exhibitions and events and then becoming
Head of Shows.
also developed and now runs the magazine's The Farmer Wants A Wife
Campaign - a dating service for lonely farmers.
2002 Catherine presented Escape To The Country for BBC TWO. A second
series of Escape To The Country will be filmed in the Autumn.
grew up in rural Yorkshire but now lives in London.
The Keyhole is a David Paradine Production for the BBC.
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