The first episode of a popular BBC One television show has been filmed in Norfolk.

Interior Design Masters with Alan Carr will return for a fifth series later this month. 

The show, in which amateur interior designers compete to show off their unique styles and talents, kicks off in Norfolk where the 10 competitors face the challenge of turning 23 of the nuns' bedrooms of a former convent into a stylish B&B. 

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Their efforts will be judged by Michelle Ogundehin and Abigail Ahern who will decide who is first to leave the competition.

The convent in question is understood to be the former All Hallows Convent in Ditchingham. 

A Grade II listed building set on a nine-acre site, the convent had been used as a House of Mercy in the 1800s to support ‘fallen women’ and then later as a refuge, hospital, school and nursery.

The convent closed in 2018 after 150 years when the three remaining nuns living there were approaching retirement age. 

A Norfolk-based homeless charity, Emmaus, took over the site last year with plans to convert the building into a B&B. 

The episode will air on March 12 at 8pm on BBC One.