Gloucestershire Echo – Cheltenham television producer excited to see her final cut of The Great British Garden Revival on the BBC in the New Year

A media horticulturalist from Cheltenham will see her latest television project screened on the BBC in the New Year.

Camilla Bassett-Smith worked as assistant producer on the second series of The Great British Garden Revival, which will be aired on BBC2 from January 6.

The series looks at a variety of plants from daffodils to roses and is presented by a collection of gardening presenters including Carol Klein, Rachel De Thame, Toby Buckland, Joe Swift and Tom Hart Dyke.

Filming took place between spring and summer of 2014, during which time the production team were based in London.

Camilla said: It was a fabulous team and a great opportunity to concentrate on certain plants in detail, whilst visiting some of the most beautiful gardens in the country.”

Camilla was educated at Cheltenham Ladies’ College before studying at Pershore College.

She then made a career as a local radio presenter in Cheltenham before branching out into TV in recent years, working on programmes such as Gardeners’ World and The Big Allotment Challenge.

The series features a number of Gloucestershire locations, such as Kiftsgate Court Gardens, Hidcote and The Cotswold Perfumery.