Filming took place on 31st May and 1st June at the Twickenham Apiary.
Producer: Laurel Parker
Writer, director: A D Cooper
Camera: Candida Richardson
Camera Assistant: Alexandra Voikou
Sound: Rory Smith
Editor: Roberta Bononi
Spring recce with the camera department
The crew in bee suits
Macro shots of bees
Sound and vision in the hive
Recording the buzz track takes on a new meaning
Microphones inside the hive
Pollen and honey stocks
Relaxed bees but no posing for close ups.
Evening light in the apiary
Making use of the crowd marshal’s high chair to film the rugby crowd.
Getting ready to interview local MP and TTVBKA patron Sir Vince Cable.
Dr Cable on screen
Bringing some colour to beekeeping.
The crew trying to film a bee on a blossom. Not easy.
Roberta Bononi working on the first edit.