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'Angry and upset' ex-newsreader Jan Leeming says she pitched idea for All That Glitters

Added 05-06-21 02:36:03am EST - “Jan Leeming, 79, said she was 'angry and upset' to see a show similar to something she pitched in 2017 air on television with Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan at the helm.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Ex-newsreader Jan Leeming says she pitched idea for All That Glitters”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A former BBC newsreader has claimed she pitched the idea for a All That Glitters reality show in 2017.

Jan Leeming, 79, said she was 'angry and upset' to see the show air on television with comedian Katherine Ryan at the helm.

All That Glitters: Britain's Next Jewellery Star appeared for the first time on BBC Two on April 13. It features two expert judges and a series of heats in a format not unlike The Great British Bake Off or The Great British Sewing Bee.

Leeming said a surprised friend emailed her after it aired to comment on the fact she was not presenting it, reported The Telegraph.

Jan Leeming (pictured), 79, said she was 'angry and upset' to see the show air on television with comedian Katherine Ryan at the helm

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