|Me at the catering tent|
A few months back, I was asked by one of my colleagues at Strumpshaw if I would like to be in the audience on Unsprung. Of course, I had to say yes! I arrived at Minsmere with Dad around 7pm and we joined the other audience members at the visitor centre. After a briefing by the producer, we were taken to a catering tent where we watched the main show on a TV.
|Watching Springwatch before being on Springwatch|
|Spineless Simon the Stickleback|
|Dad holding up one of the cutouts|
The floor manager counted us in to cheer as the show came live to us. Host, Chris Packham, interacted with the two guests, Laura and us, the audience, providing his in depth knowledge of each subject he had to talk about. The show was well organized and went smoothly and it felt like it went by so quickly. We were moved around a bit for the cameras to pass by, all orchestrated by the floor manager. Near the end of the show, the national bird was revealed, the robin had won.
Back home, my family and friends were watching the show. My brother and uncle took photos of me and my dad on TV and was posted onto Facebook instantly. These two pictures are what my uncle
|Me on TV! (photo taken by Jim Blyth)|
|Dad on TV! (photo taken by Jim Blyth)|
|Martin Hughes-Games looks at my diary|
|Outside the studio after the show|