Who is Dick Strawbridge’s first wife Brigit?

FANS of Escape to the Chateau are used to seeing real-life couple Dick and Angel Strawbridge appear on TV together.

But what about his first wife Brigit? Here’s everything we know about her.

Dick Strawbridge was previously married to BrigitCredit: Channel 4

Who is Brigit Strawbridge?

Brigit Strawbridge Howard is an environmental activist, who is known for her love of insects.

Her book – Dancing with Bees: A Journey Back to Nature – was released in 2019 and looks at how we can counter the plight of the insect.

The book’s synopsis reads: “[A] charming and eloquent account of a return to noticing, to rediscovering a perspective on the world that had somehow been lost to her for decades and to reconnecting with the natural world. 

“With special care and attention to the plight of pollinators, including honeybees, bumblebees, and solitary bees, and what we can do to help them, Strawbridge Howard shares fascinating details of the lives of flora and fauna that have filled her days with ever-increasing wonder and delight.”

Dick is currently married to Angel Strawbridge

Dick is currently married to Angel StrawbridgeCredit: Channel 4

When did Dick and Brigit get married and why did they divorce?

Dick and Brigit were married for 28 years.

They married in 1982, when Dick was 23.

The couple divorced in 2010.

Their reason for separating has not been made public.

Dick runs the Chateau-de-la-Motte Husson in France with Angel

Dick runs the Chateau-de-la-Motte Husson in France with AngelCredit: Channel 4

How many children do Dick and Brigit have together?

Dick and Brigit had two children while they were together: James and Charlotte.

James, 37, is a chef and has featured on Escape to the Chateau.

Charlotte, 35, tends to keep out of the public eye.

Dick has since had another two children with Angel: Arthur Donald, 8, and Dorothy Francis, 7.

Who is Brigit’s second husband?

Brigit is reportedly married to Rob.

Not much is known about her second husband.

The couple are believed to have said their vows in 2017 – two years after Dick married Angel.

Dick and Angel run popular wedding resort the Chateau-de-la-Motte Husson in France.

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