Former Countryfile presenter Miriam O'Reilly is to return to BBC1 for the first time since winning her age discrimination case against the corporation as one of the faces of a daytime Crimewatch spin-off show.
Crimewatch Roadshow has been commissioned by BBC daytime controller Liam Keelan, who admitted at the presenter's employment tribunal last year that he had not heard of O'Reilly at the time he was looking for a replacement for Countryfile.
O'Reilly will join former detective Rav Wilding on Crimewatch Roadshow, travelling around the country investigating crimes that "can affect us all" including con tricks, burglaries, arsons and muggings.
The live show, which will air across four weeks on BBC1, will also feature 80 "wanted faces" who the police are trying to track down.
O'Reilly said: "I'm delighted to be working on a