The Great Pottery Throw down selected their fourth champion on March 14 after a dramatic final that involved a complex throwing task to construct an exquisite Art Deco punch bowl and some extremely delicate decanters. It was a tearjerker finale, as were many of the episodes, and fans are heartbroken to say goodbye. But when will Season 5 of The Great Pottery Throw Down premiere? During the third lockdown, it provided some very healthy diversion, and if you want to throw in the studio for Rich Miller and Keith Brymer Jones, filming for the next season starts sooner than you think.
A Gist About Great Pottery Throw Down
The Great Pottery Throw Down is a British television competition show that premiered on BBC Two on November 3, 2015. It’s a competition similar to The Great British Bake Off and The Great British Sewing Bee, but focused on ceramics.
Sara Cox was the host for the first two seasons, while Kate Malone and Keith Brymer Jones were the expert judges. Richard Miller, who played “kiln guy Rich” and served as the show’s behind-the-scenes technician, also appeared in the first three seasons.
The Great Pottery Throw Down, which has recently started a new season on Channel 4, is the mildest, oddest, and friendliest of the several brilliant TV craft contests. It makes Bake Off appear like a gladiatorial contest and The Great British Sewing Bee look like the pinnacle of urban glitz. If the self-consciously masculine Paul Hollywood’s hallmark remark on Bake Off is a bone-crunching handshake, Keith Brymer Jones’ senior judge on Pottery Throw Down is an outburst of weeping. Never in the history of primetime television has a mature man sobbed so much – and it’s beautiful.
Twelve amateur potters fight against one another, with judges Keith Brymer Jones (renowned for his legendary waterworks) and newcomer Sue Pryke posing progressively difficult obstacles. The last four potters will attempt to build a completely functional toilet in the ninth episode. That’s right, you read that correctly. Of course, this means the judges will have to put them to the test, so anticipate Brymer Jones to laugh a lot and cry a lot.
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How Pottery Throw Down Season 4 Ended?
It’s Garden Week, and the surviving potters must construct an animal water feature and toss a strawberry planter in order to advance to the quarter-finals. The surviving potters produce Acoma pottery heated in cow dung and toss an Alabama ring bottle in an all-American quarter-final for a spot in the semi-final.
It’s the semi-finals, and the surviving potters compete in Bathroom Week by creating an extravagant and completely working pedestal sink and decorating a chamber pot for a spot in the grand final. The potters create a punch bowl and decanter in an art deco-inspired final before confronting the smallest throwing task ever set. Who will be proclaimed series champion?
Great Pottery Throw Down Season 5
In addition to a delightful new host in Siobhán McSweeney (who played the brilliantly sarcastic Sister Michael in Derry Girls) and a new judge in the gentle, encouraging Richard Miller, formerly the technical expert or “kiln man,” the latest season has a new judge in the gentle, encouraging Richard Miller, formerly the technical expert or “kiln man.” Rose Schmits, a skilled ceramicist, takes over his previous role (as “kiln girl”).
It’s also the only programme of its kind centred in a specific location and culture: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, the birthplace of British ceramics since the 18th century.
Keith Brymer Jones returned as a judge in Season 4 of The Great Potter Throw Down. Brymer Jones has been a part of the programme since the beginning, and while there have been some changes over the years, his presence has been constant. He’ll almost certainly return for Season 5. Season 4 included a few new characters in addition to Brymer Jones. Richard Miller served as a judge, while Siobhán McSweeney of Derry Girls took over as the new host. There’s no indication yet on whether Miller and/or McSweeney will return, or whether their responsibilities will be taken up by some pleasant new Brits.