Renowned broadcaster and local resident Eric Robson was filmed being interviewed at Muncaster today.

He was talking to Mark McAlindon for BBC Look North East & Cumbria about his retirement after 25 years at the helm of BBC Radio 4’s flagship gardening programme Gardeners’ Question Time.

With stunning footage of Muncaster’s spring gardens as a backdrop, Eric spoke about his time on GQT (which included a Christmas special recorded at Muncaster) and his decision to retire.

The interview was screened this evening and will be available on BBC iPlayerBBC iPlayer for a short time, around 13 mins 40 secs into the programme.