In July, whilst enjoying a bit of Summer downtime, I kept ticking over with a few days for the BBC on various projects: some filming with Edmund De Waal for an Imagine (dir. Clare Tavenor), a couple of days on Horizon: What’s Killing Our Bees? (dir. Sophie Robinson) and last week some drama recon for The Plantagenets [pictured] (dir. Rosie Schellenberg). I was hot enough in shorts and a T-shirt, never mind a full suit of medieval battle armour!

Horizon: Bees out this Friday 2 Aug: