The one off special, made by Southshore for Channel 4, averaged 1.8million viewers over ninety minutes when it aired last Christmas. The show was particularly successful with viewers under 16 and was the youngest skewing programme in prime time across PSBs in 2021.
Sue Perkins will reprise her role as host as a new intake of celebrities travel to a snowy mountain top to have their creativity challenged in this epic snow building competition.
Supported by a crew of seasoned sculptors, engineers, and snow builders these stars will have to design and create some of the most extraordinary snow creations ever seen on TV. The creations will be again be judged on form and artistry by Swedish sculpting sisters Sara and Emilie Steele and renowned British artist and sculptor Taslim Martin.
Competition alumni Laurence Llewellyn Bowen will also be on hand to offer artistic tips and advice to the famous competitors as they chip, carve and saw their way through tonnes of snow and giant blocks of ice to create awesome, but temporary, masterpieces.
The Greatest Snowman was commissioned for Channel 4 by Tom Beck, Head of Live Events with Head of Entertainment, Phil Harris. Executive Producers are Caroline Davies, Melanie Leach and Andrew Mackenzie for Southshore . James Hedge returns as Series Editor.