Dan Cruickshank explores the fascinating history of Kew in a special 1-hour documentary.
Press release, 21 April 2009
- 28 April 2009, 9pm, BBC 2
- repeated on 6 May 2009, 7pm, BBC 2
The history of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is traced in a special programme by presenter Dan Cruickshank - Cruickshank on Kew: The Garden That Changed the World to be screened on BBC 2 on Tuesday 28 April.
In RBG Kew’s 250th anniversary year, Cruickshank combs the Gardens and digs through the archives to unearth some of the surprising stories that shaped the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Cruickshank's travels take him from the royal gardens to the corridors of power and the outposts of Empire as he pieces together Kew's story. His globetrotting journey uncovers tales of bravery, high adventure, passion and drama.
Notes to Editors
- For images please see www.kew.org/press/images/cruickshankbbc.html
- For the possibility of setting up an interview with Dan Cruickshank please contact the RBG Kew Press office on email@example.com or tel +44 (0)20 8332 5607.
- For review copies please contact Jenny Walford at the BBC Press Office on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)29 2032 2373
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