Monty Don pays emotional tribute to dog Nigel in heartfelt interview: 'This is for him'

MONTY DON joined Lorraine Kelly on her self-titled ITV talk show this morning to discuss his new book, My Garden World. However, the Gardeners' World host also opened up on the heartbreaking loss of his dog and BBC fan-favourite, Nigel, and his impact on the piece.

Monty's golden retriever Nigel was a highlight for BBC Two viewers for years, with the pet pooch often accompanying the Gardeners' World host on-screen. However, Nigel tragically died in May this year after "suddenly taking ill", with Monty confirming the news in a statement via his Instagram page. However, Nigel's memory will live on in Monty's new book as the presenter has dedicated the text to him and opened up about the impact his pet had had on him to Lorraine on Friday.

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2020-09-18 12:20
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