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Apples: British to the Core

Chris Beardshaw uncovers the British contribution to the history of our most iconic fruit and sees how 20th-century British scientists helped create the modern mass-market apple.

Horticulturalist Chris Beardshaw uncovers the British contribution to the history of our most iconic fruit. He reveals the 'golden age', when the passion and dedication of Victorian gardeners gave us more varieties than anywhere else in the world. Chris also finds out how the remarkable ingenuity of a small group of 20th-century British scientists helped create the modern mass-market apple.

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Thu 28 Feb 2019 22:00

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Role Contributor
Presenter Chris Beardshaw
Presenter Chris Beardshaw
Producer Emma Boswell
Director Emma Boswell
Executive Producer Clare Sillery
Executive Producer Clare Sillery

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