Talkback Thames is one of the UK's most successful production companies
They had piloted a new gardening programme for Channel 5, the premise being they would scrutinise 12 of the country's most extraordinary gardens and the winner would receive a National Gardens Scheme Gold Medal
One of the experts on the programme was a renowned garden designer, author and critic and they wanted her to not only be a judge, but also co-present by delivering expert tips to camera
The expert was finding this hard, particularly getting across her wonderfully mischievous personality on-camera
She'd never done anything like this before, so producers came to us for help
A two-hour coaching session in one of our team members' gardens!
The presenter quickly improved in both competence and confidence, letting herself go much more than she'd previously thought able to
The programme, I Own Britain's Best Home and Garden and fronted by Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, was a ratings success and the expert, Anne Wareham was a hit with viewers