TV shines spotlight on Ripon

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THE ancient Setting of the Watch ceremony in Ripon is set to feature in a new television series.

Ade in Britain – featuring presenter Adrian Edmondson and focusing on the origins of traditions and foods from around the country – begins on ITV1 on Monday, November 7, at 4pm.

The actor and comedian visited Ripon in June to speak to Hornblower George Pickles and pick up some ingredients from the Deli on Duck Hill.

The 20-part series will be broadcast Monday to Friday for four weeks and is scheduled to feature Ripon during the week starting November 21.