ABC has announced its presenting team for upcoming lifestyle series, Escape from the City.
They are: Jane Hall, Simon Marnie, Bryce Holdaway (pictured), Del Irani and Dean Ipaviz.
The series, being produced by FremantleMedia Australia, is based on Escape to the Country and sees sees one of the 5 hosts guiding participants through property moves to coastal, country or regional Australia.
It is currently in casting stages via escape.castasugar.com
The show is tipped for the 6pm weeknight slot later this year.
Jane Hall has been there, done that! Having undergone a tree-change of her own, Jane will share her first-hand experience of the highs and lows of relocating her life. An actor, presenter and radio host, Jane is a much-loved personality whose credits include Neighbours, Secret Life of Us, All Together Now and very successful stints on Melbourne radio stations Mix 101.1 and KIIS 101.1.
Simon Marnie is the presenter of The Weekend Show on ABC Radio Sydney. Passionate about regional issues and communities, there is nothing Simon hasn’t covered about life away from the city during the 18 years he has been on air.
Bryce Holdaway is a professional buyer’s agent and financial planner, a bestselling author of The Armchair Guide to Property Investing, a co-host of The Lifestyle Channel’s Location, Location, Location Australia and presenter of Australia’s No. 1 property podcast The Property Couch.
ABC News Breakfast presenter and finance journalist, Del Irani will be sharing her unique financial insights with our house-hunters. Del has worked internationally as a producer, journalist and presenter including for BBC World News where she was the presenter of India Business Report.
Dean Ipaviz is a qualified carpenter, registered builder and project manager with a passion for green building principles and practices, and is committed to creating awareness of environmental issues. Dean previously co-hosted Best Houses Australia on 7TWO.