Folder labelled ‘BBC TV Chelsea Show 1987’

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Roy Lancaster relating to Chelsea Flower Show, May 1987, in particular the BBC television coverage called ‘Growing for Gold’, co-presented by Roy Lancaster and Peter Seabrook. Includes letter from Ian Butterfield of Butterfield Nurseries, Buckinghamshire; list of items and suggested content for the broadcast; letters from Denis Gartside and David Gloag, BBC producers, Pebble Mill; list of exhibitors of ‘Gardens in the Open’; itinerary for travel to interview selected nurseries preparing for Chelsea Flower Show including Southfield Nurseries, Grimsby, Hydon Nurseries, Godalming, and Steven Bailey Ltd, Eden Nurseries, Lymington; large scale plans of the Chelsea Showground showing position of exhibitors: Eastern Ave (90 (h) x 60 (w) cm), Western Ave (91.5 (h) x 61 (w) cm) and marquee (61 (h) x 91 (w) cm)