he BBC has denied reviews it has axed High Gear after presenter and former cricketer Andrew Flintoff was injured throughout filming final 12 months.
The Sun reported on Friday that the BBC has instructed manufacturing workers to search for different work following the incident on the present’s check monitor Dunsfold Aerodrome final December.
A BBC spokesperson instructed the PA information company: “A choice on the timing of future High Gear exhibits might be made sooner or later with BBC Content material.”
Former England captain Flintoff, 45, extensively identified by his nickname Freddie, was filmed on Wednesday talking publicly for the primary time for the reason that 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 mentioned: “It offers me a lot pleasure to share what will 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 workforce) share the nice occasions with you, the successes. However as I discovered over the previous few months, they’ll be there within the hardest occasions of your life, they’ll stand subsequent to you.”
Filming for collection 34 of High Gear was halted after the accident, and the BBC mentioned in March that it will be inappropriate to renew making the collection at the moment following an inner investigation into what occurred.
Flintoff’s son Corey mentioned on the time he was “fortunate to be alive” and described it as a “fairly nasty crash”.
Former sports activities star Flintoff started presenting High Gear in 2019.