1) To make a one-minute news package on Nadelik (a Cornish Christmas to you and I) for a festive edition of our TV current affairs programme, The World Tonight.
2) To make all the necessary arrangements for a live guest to appear on the show, preferably in time and willingly.
Pendennis Castle in Falmouth was holding a Nadelik event the Sunday after our show aired, posing the first problem: filming a preview piece.
Now capturing the spirit of a party on film before it’s actually happened was always going to be a bit of a fruitless task, but thanks to a much obliging interviewee and lots of pretty cutaways of the castle grounds and surrounding area, I think we pulled it off. See what you think:
Presenter: Sarah Yeoman
Camera/Sound: Alex Pesic