All that Glitters: what is the BBC show hosted by Katherine Ryan, who are the judges - and when is it on TV?

Comedian Katherine Ryan will invite eight talented jewellers to showcase their creative flare - will she find a diamond in the rough?

Katherine Ryan hosts All That Glitters, with judges Shaun Leane and Solange Azagury-Partridge (Picture: BBC)

Are you a fan of The Great British Sewing Bee, Masterchef, Bake Off or The Great Pottery Throwdown?

Then BBC Two’s latest creative hobby competition might be your next favourite midweek viewing - as tonight (13 April) is the debut of All That Glitters.

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The format is much the same as other amateur competitive series, with undiscovered creators showcasing their hidden talents and learning new skills along the way - in a bid to be crowned the best at their craft.

Here is everything you need to know about All That Glitters - and it makes for teatime TV gold.

What is the format of All That Glitters?

Comedian and presenter Katherine Ryan hosts the show, in which eight jewellers are invited to the All That Glitters workshop to face two challenges.

The first challenge is the Bestseller, where they make three silver bangles, before they face the Bespoke challenge and a real client.

There are six episodes in series one, with the winner being crowned based on who can prove they are the next big name in jewellery.

Each week, the contestants who least impresses the judges will be sent home.

The BBC said of the new hobby show: “The materials they are working with are some of the most valuable objects on earth: gold, silver, diamonds and sapphires.

“And they will be doing so in the real world, as their workshop is nestled in the heart of Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter, home to the highest concentration of jewellery businesses in Europe and some of the UK’s best diamond cutters, gold bullion dealers and gemmology labs.”

Who are the judges?

Shaun Leane and Solange Azagury-Partridge will judge the competitors’ creations.

Leane is a renowned and well established jeweller who has worked for some globally recognised designers - a number of his pieces were worn by the late fashion great Alexander McQueen.

His creations are recognised for their unusual and original flare but traditional goldsmith skills and his brand, Shaun Leane, has won the UK Jewellery Designer of the Year four times.

As for Azagury-Partridgeis, she is a British jewellery maker and founder of jewellery brand Solange.

She is recognised across the world for her stunning designs, with some of her work shown in the V&A London and the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.

While Ryan is not a judge, she will present the show - you may recognise her from Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Have I Got News For You.

More recently, the Canadian starred in Netflix sitcom The Duchess, as well as releasing her own podcast Katherine Ryan: Telling Everybody Everything.

What is the winner’s award?

It has not yet been revealed what the winner will receive, though if it follows in the footsteps of Masterchef, Ru Paul’s Drag Race and The Bake Off, the recognition will be the only prize.

The BBC does not tend to offer financial rewards for winning shows, as it is publicly funded.

Winners of the BBC’s biggest shows usually go on to have fruitful careers - from releasing books to presenting on future BBC programmes.

How can I watch All That Glitters?

All That Glitters will air on BBC Two at 8pm from 13 April, for six consecutive weeks on a Tuesday evening.

You can also catch up on episodes each week, on BBC iPlayer.