He’s the Welsh weatherman who went viral on-line after taking part in the BBC breakfast theme tune on the drums, earlier than overcoming feelings on current TV present Wim Hoff’s Freeze the Concern.
Owain Wyn Evans’ newest position takes him in new course, this time as a choose and presenter on the BBC collection Wales’ Residence of the 12 months.
There are six episodes, the primary of which begins this night at 7pm on BBC Wales and iPlayer, with every episode showcasing three beautiful properties from throughout Wales.
Owain is joined by inside designer Mandy Watkins, together with architect Glen Thomas on the present, which appears to be like to search out the most effective properties that the nation has to supply.
It follows the judges as they go to 5 areas round Wales and uncover a variety of properties, from beautiful architectural developments, to transformed bungalows, to terraced homes – and there’s even an look of a turret.
The home with probably the most factors in every regional episode then proceeds to the ultimate and compete for the title of Wales Residence of the 12 months 2022.
The winner of Wales’ Residence of the 12 months can be introduced throughout the ultimate episode subsequent month on 16 September.
Owain (pictured centre) is joined by inside designer Mandy Watkins and architect Glen Thomas for the brand new TV property collection Wales’ Residence of the 12 months
We spoke completely to Owain about why he select to change into a choose on the brand new property TV present.
He defined his love of all issues property, with expertise of getting renovated 4 properties in Cardiff, Leeds and Manchester.
He stated: ‘I renovated 4 properties, beginning off with a small flat in Cardiff after which transferring onto homes.
‘Residence renovation is one thing that I’ve discovered actually attention-grabbing, and I’ve learnt to do the whole lot from ripping up carpets to becoming skirting boards.
‘Clearly I’ve not performed any of the structural stuff, so I’m not going to be putting in any RSJ supporting beams any time quickly.
‘However the factor that makes a home a house I discover fascinating and getting a venture from A to B, and making it yours is de facto particular.’
The brand new present follows the judges as they go to 5 areas round Wales and uncover a variety of properties
The judges go to a terrace residence that has a darkish colored front room with a herringbone pattered flooring (pictured)
For the successful residence, he says that he regarded for particular person type, one thing which reveals the proprietor’s character and a ‘robust sense of hiraeth’ – hiraeth being a Welsh phrase that displays a deep eager for one thing, particularly one’s residence.
Nick Andrews, of BBC Wales, stated: ‘This can be a terrific collection. If, like me, you’ve at all times wished to snoop round a few of the greatest properties in Wales the wait is over.
‘And we gained’t be alone both – Owain, Mandy and Glen can be proper there with us providing perception, experience and intestine response. I can’t wait.’
- The six-part Wales’ Residence of the 12 months begins this night at 7pm on BBC Wales and iPlayer