City legal eagle films TV show

A LANCASTER TV legal expert will join celebrities filming a new series of a popular telly programme this weekend.

Gary Rycroft will appear in Rip Off Britain alongside presenters Angela Rippon, Gloria Hunniford and Julia Somerville at the Metrocentre in Gateshead this Saturday and Sunday (June 16 and 17).

Ex-Morecambe High School pupil Gary, a partner at Joseph A Jones solicitors in Lancaster, will be one of a team of consumer experts on hand at the Rip Off Britain “Pop Up Shop” giving free advice on all sorts of topics.

Members of the public with consumer or legal gripes are welcome to come along.

Gary, 40, has appeared on previous series of Rip Off Britain and also ITV’s This Morning.

The BBC1 show team will be at the Metrocentre from 9am to 7pm on Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sunday.

They are keen to hear your stories in advance so please email or write to Rip Off Britain, 4th Floor, BBC Quay House, MediaCityUK, Salford, M50 2QH.