Eamonn Holmes announces BBC career move leaving fans thrilled

By Katy Hallam & Sophie McCoid

Eamonn Holmes has delighted his followers as he revealed he is working on a secret project for the BBC.

Eamonn and his wife Ruth Langsford have been replaced by Alison Hammond and Dermot O'Leary on This Morning following their seven week summer stint.

Many This Morning fans were sad to see Ruth and Eamonn depart, but Eamonn revealed they won't have to wait too long before he appears on their screens again - reports Birmingham Live.

READ MORE: Ruth Langsford distressed as mum left 'battered and bruised'

The 61-year-old shared a photo of himself wearing headphones in a recording booth to Instagram as he told his followers what he was up to.

He said: "Me in my Voice Over booth for a new BBC project coming your way at the end of the month."

And his followers were quick to comment, wishing him well with his new project and saying how much they missed him.

coonanmargaret said: "Missing you both on This Morning."

jacqui_ward_53 said: "Great, still want you back on This Morning, hardly watched since you went off never watch on Friday's now miss you both."

karentalbot67 said: "Looking forward to that Eamonn... you are looking very trim these days have you lost a few pounds. looking great on it x"

And downingsusie123 said: "Brilliant, love those Irish dulcet tones."

Eamonn gave an update on his health as he attended the National Television Awards with a walking stick.

He had been battling chronic pain for months and was later diagnosed with a dislocated pelvis and three slipped discs in March.

Eamonn said he was "ploughing on" with his work and family life despite a back injury.

He told PA: "It has been four months. It has been long, it has been slow, it has been hard. It is very painful, I have had physio again today. I have physio most days.

"Basically, everybody gets confused about what it is. I dislodged two discs in my back, they impinged on my sciatic nerve, that killed my right leg and until I get power back in my right leg I am in trouble.

"It's been going on (for) four months so I hope it comes back. Still ploughing on, still doing all that."

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