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The Big Spell

There’s good news for us writers – spelling is back in fashion!

There's good news for us writers – spelling is back in fashion!

Sue Perkins hosts this search for the nation’s most gifted young speller. Moira Stuart reads out the words and comedian Joe Lycett hangs out with the kids backstage.

We’re assured it’s a nurturing atmosphere, so there’ll be no little ones crying because they’ve got it wrong. But it could be embarrassing for adults who feel left behind by these whizzkids…