he BBC has denied reviews it has axed Prime Gear after presenter and former cricketer Andrew Flintoff was injured throughout filming final yr.
The Sun reported on Friday that the BBC has instructed manufacturing workers to search for different work following the incident on the present’s take a look at observe Dunsfold Aerodrome final December.
A BBC spokesperson instructed the PA information company: “A call on the timing of future Prime Gear reveals shall be made in the end with BBC Content material.”
Former England captain Flintoff, 45, broadly recognized by his nickname Freddie, was filmed on Wednesday talking publicly for the primary time because the accident in a clip launched by England Cricket on social media.
Within the video, the place he awarded an England cap to spin bowler Tom Hartley, Flintoff stated: “It provides me a lot pleasure to share what’s going to be a day Tom that you just’re going to recollect for the remainder of your life.”
Flintoff additionally touched on the incident and added: “They’ll (England Cricket group) share the great instances with you, the successes. However as I discovered over the previous few months, they’ll be there within the hardest instances of your life, they may stand subsequent to you.”
Filming for sequence 34 of Prime Gear was halted after the accident, and the BBC stated in March that it will be inappropriate to renew making the sequence at the moment following an inner investigation into what occurred.
Flintoff’s son Corey stated on the time he was “fortunate to be alive” and described it as a “fairly nasty crash”.
Former sports activities star Flintoff started presenting Prime Gear in 2019.