Home where 90s show The Big Breakfast was filmed hits market for £5.7m

Plenty of room for your OWN Big Breakfast! Six-bed Stratford home where Chris Evans and Gaby Roslin hosted iconic 90s Ch4 show hits market for £5.7m

  • The east London property on the banks of the River Lee was bought by Channel Four in 1992 for the show
  • The iconic 90s show launched the TV career of presenters including Chris Evans, Gaby Roslin and Zoe Ball
  • It was also where Paula Yates famously interviewed her future husband rock star Bob Geldorf in bed 
  • The home is made up of three former lock keeper’s cottages and is being sold by BlakeStanley estate agents 

It was the home that launched the TV careers of household names including Chris Evans, Gaby Roslin and Paula Yates.

Now the canal-side property that featured in the Big Breakfast show is up for sale for nearly £6 million. 

The east London property was bought by Channel Four in 1992 when they launched the award-winning show.

The Big Breakfast, which aired from 1992 to 2002, was one of the most popular breakfast TV shows of its era.

The east London property near Stratford was bought by Channel Four in 1992 when they launched the award-winning show and is now up for sale for £5.7million

The Big Breakfast house pictured in 1992 was where they filmed the award winning show while it aired from 1992 to 2002

The pioneering television programme helped launch the TV career of Chris Evans and co-presenter Gaby Roslin, with other famous faces including Danni Minogue, Denise van Outen and Kelly Brook also appearing on the show.

Other presenters over the years included Johnny Vaughan, Richard Bacon as well as Ant and Dec. 

Zoe Ball, who is now the highest paid BBC star, also first appeared on our screens hosting The Big Breakfast at this home, and the property was also where Paula Yates interviewed her future husband rock star Bob Geldorf in bed.

She later she also met Oz rock star Michael Hutchence, who became her lover, during her stint on the show.

The home was made up of three lock-keeper’s cottages on the side of the River Lee, which have all been knocked into one and has been redesigned as two properties linked by an interconnecting door.

The home, located minutes from the Olympic Park and Stratford station, underwent several make-overs before it was badly damaged in a fire in 2002 shortly after the early-morning programme was axed.


Johnny Vaughan (pictured) was one the show’s key presenters in the 90s and appeared alongside Kelly Brook (pictured left) and Denise van Outen (pictured right)

Presenters Ant and Dec (pictured above, Anthony McPartlin left and Declan Donnelly right) also appeared on the breakfast TV show

The pioneering television programme filmed in this house helped launch the TV career of Chris Evans and co-presenter Gaby Roslin, with other famous faces including Danni Minogue, Denise van Outen and Kelly Brook also appearing on the show 

The the property was also where Paula Yates famously interviewed her future husband rock star Bob Geldorf in bed, like this one pictured in the estate agents listing. She later she also met Oz rock star Michael Hutchence, who became her lover, during her stint on the show

 The home, located minutes from the Olympic Park and Stratford station, underwent several make-overs before it was badly damaged in a fire in 2002 shortly after the early-morning programme was axed

 Now one of Britain’s most famous TV houses is back on the market and the Hackney property in the heart of London’s East End is being sold by agents BlakeStanley for £5,750,000

 The listing adds that it has three floors, a roof terrace and a swimming pool and is currently divided into two homes with a total of six bedrooms. It also comes with a workshop suitable for creatives working from home

Now one of Britain’s most famous TV houses is back on the market and the Hackney property in the heart of London’s East End is being sold by agents BlakeStanley for £5,750,000.

They describe the 4,600 sq ft country house in half an acre of grounds as ‘a secluded oasis’.

The listing adds that it has three floors, a roof terrace and a swimming pool and is currently divided into two homes with a total of six bedrooms.

It also comes with a workshop suitable for creatives working from home. 

Estate agents BlakeStanley describe the 4,600 sq ft country house in half an acre of grounds as ‘a secluded oasis’

The three-floor property also has a roof terrace and a swimming pool and is currently divided into two homes

The home is located right next to the River Lee canal, and the property has enough space for owners to keep a boat there

Channel 4 recently announced that they were reviving The Big Breakfast show in 2021 and airing a one off special of the popular morning TV programme as part of Black Takeover Day.

It will see Channel 4 switch up its usual schedule and reimagine some of the network’s biggest shows a year on since the death of George Floyd and the international Black Lives Matter protests.

The show will feature black presenters and emerging talent, and the broadcaster said is part of its ‘ongoing commitment as an anti-racist organisation to improve Black representation on and off-screen and drive long-term change.’ 

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