Ten groups of novice floral sculptors are tasked with creating extravagant floral installations — and with every competitors, one group wins the title of “Finest in Bloom,” whereas one other will get discarded with the “Compost Pile.”
Who’s Vic Reeves from ‘The Large Flower Battle’?
Vic Reeves (actual identify: James Roderick Moir) has been attempting to shake off his stage identify “for about 20 years.” “I got here up with the Vic Reeves character for a stage challenge,” he advised The Guardian in September 2019, “and folks presume that is my identify, even after I do different appearing jobs.”
“Vic began off as an overblown northern membership compere, then slowly advanced into a whole fool,” the comic continued.
Vic, as Jim is now finest identified, acquired his TV begin in 1989 whereas performing along with his comedy companion Bob Mortimer because the duo Vic and Bob.
The 2 landed their very own collection, Large Evening Out, the next yr, and their surreal comedy proved to be a success amongst viewers. The pair would go on to star in a number of reveals collectively, together with Capturing Stars, The Odor of Reeves and Mortimer, and Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased).
Vic branched out on his personal as a solo performer, and placed on the hit single “Dizzy,” earlier than internet hosting the historic TV collection Vic Reeves Examines, and later taking on because the lead presenter of the present Brainiac. The 61-year-old can be a father of 4: “I’ve acquired a 26-year-old, a 22-year-old, and two 13-year-olds,” he revealed to The Guardian final fall.
‘Large Flower Battle’ is “rather more than a gardening present,” says Vic.
Vic, who admits his “playground rising up was the fields and forest,” calls his new Netflix collection “rather more than a gardening present.” “It is method past that,” he mentioned in an interview with Radio Occasions. “It enters the world of sculptural fantasy.”
The challenges develop into “increasingly more sophisticated” because the collection progresses and viewers are certain to be awe-struck by the contestants’ creations. “It might appear laborious to do however they achieve this fabulously,” Vic added. “They go so much greater than you ever suppose and so they’re very spectacular.”
“I feel that goes with the title as nicely, The Large Flower Battle, it isn’t a flower show present, there’s a battling component about it on a massively grand scale,” the host defined, revealing that he had by no means labored on such a big manufacturing. “The entire scale of the present was simply one thing I’ve by no means seen earlier than,” he continued.
A passionate nature lover and painter, Vic maintains an lively social media presence on Instagram, the place he shares his newest art work. “Portray is my chief ardour,” he admits. “I’ve at all times completed it. I’ve simply put a bit extra effort into it over the previous 10 years.”
Do not miss the prospect to observe his account, and watch The Large Flower Battle, now streaming on Netflix.