Inspired by Channel Five's request to the Regional History Centre for help on their programme Britain's Finest Natural Features, Steve Poole looks at the history of Somerset's Cheddar Gorge, and how its history makes in one of the County's staple attractions.
Peter Fleming provides input on 'tree-hugging' in South Gloucestershire, and the process of adapting academic study for television's 'The History Trail'. He describes the processes explored whilst researching the Battle of Nibley Green, 'the last private battle fought on English soil'.
"When I was asked to take part in a television programme on the Blathwayt family of Batheaston and their involvement in the suffragette movement I had no idea how much work this would entail. First of all I had to think differently about how to get their story across in a visual medium, in a way that would capture the attention of non history specialists but at the same time make some valid points about researching suffrage history".