BBC series featuring Fergus to run in UK

When the BBC crew came to Fergus last December to film a portion of its series Empire, it created a lot of interest in the program.

The historical documentary, written and presented by Jeremy Paxman, included footage of Fergus in various locales.

Now a year later, the final series is set to air on BBC in the UK, beginning Feb. 27 at 9pm.

The episode, which includes the sequence on Fergus entitled Making Ourselves at Home, which explores how the British set up home in various countries around the Empire. This episode was also filmed in India, Kenya, Canada, Jamaica, Singapore and the UK. It will air on March 5 at 9pm on BBC UK.

“Due to a directorial change in the series emphasis, Fergus is now part of the second show in the series, but I am assured, a key part,” said local historian and author Pat Mestern.

“It is not confirmed that BBC Canada will broadcast the series. People should watch their television scheduling, just in case it will be included in the programming.”

At the time of press, BBC Canada had not confirmed any scheduled air dates in Canada.