Folder labelled ‘RHS Chelsea Flower Show, 1989, BBC TV, Roy involved on this as presenter’

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Roy Lancaster relating to Chelsea Flower Show, May 1989, in particular the BBC television coverage, co-presented by Roy Lancaster, Alan Titchmarsh and Peter Seabrook. Includes letter from Denis Gartside, BBC producer, Pebble Mill, Birmingham, and press releases about Chelsea Flower Show from BBC Midlands and Royal Society for Nature Conservation; provisional production plan and list of technical requirements; draft script for the first broadcast on 21 May; article from ‘Horticulture Week’, Apr 1989, on ‘Ballerina Trees’ launched at the Flower Show; details of the launch and photo call also at the Flower Show for Roy Lancaster’s book ‘Travels in China - A Plantsman’s Paradise’, 22 May