Guardian columnist pops up on BBC consumer advice programme

Gary Rycroft on Rip Off Britain with Angela Rippon.
Gary Rycroft on Rip Off Britain with Angela Rippon.

Guardian columnist and Lancaster solicitor Gary Rycroft will be “popping up” in the new series of Rip Off Britain, to be broadcast on BBC1 every weekday at 9.15am for four weeks starting on Monday, September 15.

Gary has appeared in all previous series of the popular Consumer Affairs programme and is the resident Legal Expert in the Rip Off Britain “Pop Up Shop”.

Gary Rycroft on Rip Off Britain with Gloria Hunniford.

Gary Rycroft on Rip Off Britain with Gloria Hunniford.

This year Gary spent two days in June filming with presenters Gloria Hunniford, Angela Rippon and Julia Somerville at the Merry Hill Shopping Centre in the West Midlands and has also been down to Media City in Salford in order to film other segments for the new series.

Gary and other experts gave advice to members of the public who turned up with consumer problems.

Gary also presented a couple of practical workshops to unsuspecting shoppers – one with Gloria Hunniford on wills and the other with Julia Somerville on best practice when engaging tradesman to carry out work in your home.

Gary is a partner with Joseph A. Jones & Co Solicitors and specialises in wills, probate, powers of attorney and property law.