The Repair Shop: Who is Sarah Eleanor? Meet the new cast member!

The Repair Shop’s new cast member is Sarah Eleanor, who will be filling some “very big boots” for the BBC restoration show.

When clients bring heirlooms and treasured antiques to the team at The Repair Shop, Sarah will be helping to transform the pieces into beautiful restorations alongside the team.

Eager to return the pieces to their former glory, the BBC series’ team restore sentimental objects such as music boxes, vases and clocks, to name a few.

So who is Sarah Eleanor? Meet the new cast member of The Repair Shop!

Picture Shows: (L-R) Jay Blades, Steven Fletcher, Suzie Fletcher, Will Kirk – (C) Ricochet Ltd – Photographer: Steven Peskett

Meet Sarah Eleanor

Sarah is the new member of the team at The Repair Shop, who will be filling some “very big boots” in the BBC series.

She has been described by furniture restorer Jay Blades as “calm” with a “beautiful can-do attitude”.

 

The new cast member – who may not be shown on screens but could be working behind the camera – has worked as a casting researcher for the BBC series since 2018.

She has also worked as a researcher on shows like The Bachelor, The Ultimate Matchmaker, and as a production assistant on Extreme Hair Wars.

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Jay Blades welcomes Sarah to the team

Furniture restorer Jay, who is a main part of The Repair Shop team, publicly welcomed Sarah to the team on October 22.

He said: “Meet Sarah Eleanor (aka Upgrade). I call her this because she has come into a role, that had some very big boots to fill.”

Jay added:

But as her nickname states she definitely upgraded the role and adds a sense of calm, fun and a beautiful can-do attitude which we all need done at The Repair Shop.

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Who will Sarah be replacing?

Although it hasn’t yet been confirmed, viewers have guessed that Sarah will be filling the role of Sian Bantock, who has reportedly been promoted.

Sian is the TV producer behind The Repair Shop, so it looks like Sarah could be the new producer for the BBC series!

With her experience in working for TV shows, it’s looking pretty likely…

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