Alan Fred TITCHMARSH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1949-05-02
Education Shipley Art and Tech Inst, Hertfordshire Coll of Agriculture and Horticulture (Nat Cert Horticulture), Royal Botanic Gardens Kew (Dip Horticulture, Sir Joseph Hooker Prize, Keith Jones Cup for public speaking)
Publications N/A
Recreations boating
Clubs Lord's Taverners, Royal London Yacht, RAC
Style Alan Titchmarsh, Esq, MBE, VMH, DL
Career freelance writer, presenter, interviewer and broadcaster 1979-; apprentice gardener Parks Dept Ilkley Urban District Cncl 1964-68, staff training supervisor Royal Botanic Gardens Kew 1972-74, asst ed Gardening Books Hamlyn Publishing Group 1974-76, dep ed Amateur Gardening magazine 1978-79 (asst ed 1976-78); gardening corr: Woman's Own 1982-85, Daily Mail 1986-99, Radio Times 1996-2001 and 2004-08, Daily Express and Sunday Express 1999-, Country Life 2011-; gardening ed Homes and Gardens 1985-89; pres: Gardening for Disabled Tst 1989-, Telephones for the Blind 1993-, Plant Heritage (NCCPG) 2010-; vice-pres: Wessex Cancer Tst 1988-, Butterfly Conservation 2000-, RHS 2009-; patron Rainbow Tst 1993-, vice-patron Jubilee Sailing Tst 1999-2012; tstee: Nat Maritime Museum 2005-09, Garden Museum 2009-; ambass: Prince's Tst, Prince's Countryside Fund; cmmr Royal Hosp Chelsea 2010-; High Sheriff IOW 2008-09; Freeman City of London 1989, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Gardeners 1989; Hon DSc Univ of Bradford 1999; Hon DUniv: Essex 1999, Leeds Met Univ 2004, Winchester 2007; FIHort, FCGI 2000; >ir< BBC Radio progs: You and Yours 1975-82, Down to Earth 1982-89, A House In A Garden 1987-91, Radio 2 Arts Prog 1990-97, Melodies for You 2007-, Classic FM 2012-; >ir< presenter BBC TV progs: Nationwide (gardening expert) 1980-83, Breakfast Time (gardening expert) 1983-86, The Chelsea Flower Show 1983-97 and 2001-, Open Air 1986-87, Daytime Live 1987-90, Grow Biz Quiz 1989, Songs of Praise 1989-94, More Than Meets The Eye 1990, Scene Today 1990, Pebble Mill 1991-96, Titchmarsh's Travels 1991, Titchmarsh On Song 1992, Sweet Inspiration 1993-94, Gardeners' World 1996-2002, Ground Force 1997-2002, Ask the Family 1999; presenter: Down by the River (Meridian) 1994-95, Relative Knowledge (Meridian) 1997, How to be a Gardener 2002-03, The Royal Gardeners 2003, BBC Proms 2004-07, British Isles: A Natural History 2004, 20th Century Roadshow 2005, The Gardener's Year 2005, Britain's Best (UKTV) 2007, The Great British Village Show 2007, Saving Planet Earth 2007, The Nature of Britain 2007, The Alan Titchmarsh Show (ITV) 2007-, All the Queen's Horses (ITV) 2009, The Seasons (ITV) 2010, All The Queen's Men (ITV) 2010, Alan Titchmarsh's Garden Secrets 2010, Prince Philip at 90 (ITV) 2011, Love Your Garden (ITV) 2011-, Prince Charles: A Royal Restoration (ITV) 2012, Elizabeth: Queen, Wife, Mother (ITV) 2012, All The Queen's Horses: A Diamond Jubilee Special (ITV) 2012; >ir< Gardening Writer of the Year 1980 and 1983, Royal Horticultural Soc's Gold Medal Chelsea Flower Show 1985, Yorkshireman of the Year 1997 and 2007, Variety Club of Great Britain TV Personality of the Year 1999 (for the Ground Force team), Special Award Inst of Horticulture 2004, Special Award TRIC 2004, Lifetime Achievement Award Garden Media Guild 2004
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Food and drink etiquette

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