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Former Blue Peter Presenter Opens New Cinema Room At Foxearth Lodge

A new cinema room has been opened at Foxearth Lodge in Saxtead by former Blue Peter presenter Peter Purves.

Mr Purves, who has a relative living at the Suffolk home, cut the ribbon to officially open the new room which will be regularly used by residents and screening began with a showing of musical favourite Grease.

Home Manager Roxanne Cutajar said,

“We plan to use our new cinema room to screen two movies a week and at other times it will be used for armchair exercises and many other things.

“We’re delighted the room is completed and grateful to Mr Purves for cutting the ribbon for us.”

TV presenter and actor Peter Purves is best known to many as a Blue Peter presenter, he fronted the popular children’s programme for 11 years. He was also companion to the first Doctor Who and, in recent years, has regularly presented from Crufts dog show.