Redditch business became unsuspecting stars in BBC documentary - The Redditch Standard

Redditch business became unsuspecting stars in BBC documentary

Redditch Editorial 28th Aug, 2022   0

REDDITCH Business Gloves n Stuff featured on the big screen last week in the BBC TV show ‘Caught Red Handed’.

The firm’s TV debut came after thieves broke into their warehouse on Padgetts Lane last year.

Unknown to the burglers though, they had set off one of the alarms, alerting police who raced to the scene and leading to would-be thieves to being caught red-handed.

And Gloves n Stuff’s brush of fame has definitely raised the profile of the business, which was launched in 2006 by Paul Bowers selling quality workwear and personal protection kit.

His son George, who also works for the firm, said: “It’s definitely been good for business. We are an online website and get 40 users at a time. After the show, it jumped to 150 users.

“Two people even mentioned it when they called up.”

Thankfully the business had invested in a comprehensive security system with cameras and sensors to keep stock safe.

Once triggered, the alarm alerts the local security office.

However George actually missed the live episode as he was working when it aired, though he has since managed to catch up with it.

Despite the show being great for business, he definitely hopes he won’t have to appear before the cameras on national television again.

“I don’t think I’d do it again – or be scouted for any films anytime soon” he said.

The business is featured in series 10, episode 13 of Caught Red Handed and is available on BBC iPlayer.

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