All That Glitters is the show that takes us on the hunt to discover Britain’s next best jeweller and after being teased the show back in 2019 it has been a long wait.
The trailer for the show has been circulating on BBC and other social media sites so it is highly anticipated. All That Glitters will be shown on BBC 2 but don’t worry if you miss it as it will also be available to watch on BBC iPlayer.
There will be six episodes in the series and it aired on Tuesday 13th April at 8 pm with a new episode every week until the 11th May 2021.
Fans are desperate to know where the series is shot so read on to find out all the location details!
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Where was All That Glitters filmed?
- All That Glitters is set in the historic jewellery quarter at Birmingham School of Jewellery!
Birmingham City Institute of Jewellery, Fashion and Textiles is the home to BBC TWO’s talent search for the nation’s best jewellery maker. The showcase hall was transformed into a more modernised jeweller’s heaven with a bunch of pendant motors, kilns and kits.
The School of Jewellery became the home of All That Glitters and though filming started in February 2020 there was a three-month pause due to coronavirus restriction.
The filming continued when it was safe to do so and took place last summer even though background work started as far back as November 2019.
Head of School, Professor Stephen Bottomley reflects on what the location hunters thought of the place: “As with all who visit the School for the first time, they were incredibly impressed by the scale and resources. It’s fair to say, like many, they fell in love with its Victorian Venetian-Gothic grandeur and history and saw the potential.”
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2021 BBC location revealed!
The location is a 131-year-old site, and the Jewlerry quarter is home to more than 100 retailers including the historic Museum of the Jewellery Quarter featuring an archaic 1980s workshop.
The presenter Katherine Ryan will see eight of the most talented jewellery makers compete to impress expert judges Solange Azagury-Partridge and Shaun Leane.
Every week, the jewellers will compete to make two jewellery pieces set by the judges. There will be the Bestseller Challenge each week where the judges ask them to create their own famous jewellery pieces.
There will also be the Bespoke Challenge where they make a unique piece for a particular client. The battle is on to crown the nation’s most talented jeweller, so stay tuned to discover the winner!