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Countryfile viewers open-mouthed as legendary celeb makes shock cameo nobody saw coming | The Sun

COUNTRYFILE viewers were left stunned as a huge celebrity appeared on the show.

The BBC programme aired the Plant Britain initiative to encourage viewers to plant more trees.

The challenge set was to plant three quarters of a million trees across the UK from the Countryfile Wood in Cheshire.

But viewers were seriously distracted as a Beatles legend showed up in a black Adidas tracksuit.

Ringo Starr, aka Sir Richard Starkey, came on the show to encourage viewers to start planting.

He told the viewers at home: "Planting trees is not only good for the planet it is good for the soul.

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Ringo added: "If we all do our part together we can make this a greener, more peace and loving country for everybody."

Fans of the show were shocked to see the big star on the programme.

One fan wrote: "#Countryfile Ringo Starr on Countryfile who would have thought."

Another wrote: "Was that Ringo star in the tracky, doing the peace and love line?"

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A third added: "Omg is that actually Ringo Starr?"

A fourth penned: "Ringo Starr never looks any different."

Elsewhere in the episode, John and Ellie discovered how the saplings are already helping nature.

Charlotte Smith found out how community gardens are changing lives and Tom Heap visited the high-security government labs working to protect trees from climate change and disease.

Countryfile airs Sundays on BBC One and available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

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