Matt Baker lands reality series with his family after leaving The One Show

Matt Baker landed his own reality series with his family – a year after leaving The One Show.

The 43-year-old countryfile presenter will appear in a new series, Our Farm In The Dales, for More4, along with his wife, children and parents.

During the four-part series, the television star returns to his Durham home to save his family farm.

Matt Baker announces his new reality series

Matt shared the exciting news on Instagram, along with a cute video of himself and dog Bob.

He said, “Welcome to our farm in the valleys. Big news – I was shooting a series with all of our animals and family on our Durham farm!

Cant wait for all of you to see the place I grew up in.

“It was great. I can’t wait for you all to see the place where I grew up. It was great fun because I also produced and directed it.

“I’ll keep you updated, but heads-up More4 is coming soon.”

Matt Baker landed his own reality series (Credit:

What is our farm in the valleys about?

The show will feature Matt’s wife Nicola Mooney and their two children, Luke and Molly.

In the meantime, the star’s parents, Janice and Mike, will also attend.

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During the four episodes, Matt returns to Durham after an accident with his mother.

The audience also gets to know the various farm animals – from the adorable miniature donkeys to the litter of the Cairn Terrier puppies.

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Matt with his wife Nicola Mooney (Photo credit:

Additionally, Matt shared, “This is without a doubt the most personal TV show I’ve ever done. Filming on the farm, which I grew up on with all my family, was a wonderful and unique experience.

“It’s also my production and directing debut with our new production company, so it couldn’t be more personal. A big thank you to Sean from More4. It’s amazing what can happen to a conversation in a barn. “

In addition, Sean Doyle, Assistant Director of Formats and Features for Channel 4 said, “We’re excited to have Matt and his family open the doors to their beautiful rural farm on More4.

“The series is a warm, fun, and often emotional look at what a close-knit family needs, supported by an eclectic mix of animals, to pull themselves together in the face of adversity.”

Matt Baker.  The One Show's Alex Jones emotionally pays tribute to late co-star Matt Baker
The presenter left The One Show last year (Credit: BBC)

Why did Matt Baker leave the One Show?

The popular presenter announced that he would step down from the BBC show as early as December 2019.

However, he officially left the show in April 2020.

At the time, Matt said, “The One Show has been an important part of my life for almost a decade. I will leave this green sofa in the spring.

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“It is time to give someone else the opportunity to see how generous and generous you, our one-show viewer, really are.”

He continued, “I enjoy other options, but most of all, I look forward to having dinner with my family and putting my children to bed.”

In the meantime, Matt continues to work for the BBC as a presenter on Countryfile.

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