Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

A Shed-Load of Eccentricity ; PICK OF THE DAY BRITAIN'S MOST SPECTACULAR BACKYARD BUILDS BBC2, 8pm

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

A Shed-Load of Eccentricity ; PICK OF THE DAY BRITAIN'S MOST SPECTACULAR BACKYARD BUILDS BBC2, 8pm

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NOTHING is private any more - if Brits are baking it, growing it, building it or making it, we want to know about it. So this latest incarnation is no surprise, with DJ Sara Cox investigating people's crazy inventions.

So, just to be clear, despite the snappy title (ahem), this is nothing to do with architecture or gardens, or indeed backyards. It's about people, dare I say it, eccentrics, who love to tinker with inventions in their shed.

So think Rick Moranis in Honey, I Shrunk The Kids, or Wallace and Gromit, or Doc Brown in Back To The Future - although this is not quite the level of the DeLorean time machine I'm afraid.

"All over the country inventors are building the unimaginable," enthuses Sara. "They're doing it at home, in their garden sheds, hidden from view."

She and architect Piers Taylor now challenge three of the best to create something spectacular in just 10 weeks with only Pounds 2,500. …

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