Hotelier to star in fly on wall TV show; CAMERAS FOLLOW MILLIONAIRESS AT WORK.Byline: STEVE BAGNALL
THE day to day life of a multimillionaire businesswoman will be on show next month in a brand new fly on the wall documentary.
in full British Broadcasting Corp.
Publicly financed broadcasting system in Britain. A private company at its founding in 1922, it was replaced by a public corporation under royal charter in 1927. Wales' new four-part series Hotel Stephanie will feature North Wales North Wales (known in some archaic texts as Northgalis) is the northernmost unofficial region of Wales, bordered to the south by Mid Wales and to the east by England. very own success story Stephanie Booth.
The 63-year-old, who owns and manages a string of high class hotels in Llangollen and Ruthin, is followed around by a camera crew as she goes about her daily business meeting staff and dealing with the local tourist trade.
Her hotels include the Bryn Howell, the Wild Pheasant pheasant, common name for some members of a family (Phasianidae) of henlike birds related to the grouse and including the Old World partridge, the peacock, various domestic and jungle fowls, and the true pheasants (genus Phasianus). and Chain Bridge in Llangollen and the Anchor and Castle in Ruthin.
She built up the respected portfolio with businessman husband David with decades of hard work.
Talking about filming for the documentary Stephanie said: "It was a bit strange at first having the cameras around and felt a bit intrusive.
"I had to do shots to camera before explaining who I was meeting, why I was meeting them and what I expected from the meetings.
"Then afterwards, I would have to do more shots saying how I thought the meetings had gone.
"But after I while it just became second nature and I would wonder why people were looking at me on the streets, but of course I would have this great big camera following me behind."
More than 160 hours of film was taken which was condensed con·dense
v. con·densed, con·dens·ing, con·dens·es
1. To reduce the volume or compass of.
2. To make more concise; abridge or shorten.
a. into four half-hour programmes.
Stephanie was not allowed any editorial control over the programmes.
But she was shown the first two to check two weeks ago to make sure they were factually accurate.
And as a result Stephanie has been able to tackle something flagged up in the advance screenings that really bugged her when she watched them.
"It was my weight," she said. "I looked at myself and thought how big I'd gone. So I decided to do something about it. I have been on a diet of soup and fresh fruit since I saw the programmes a couple of weeks ago.
"I have lost nearly a stone and want to lose three in total.
"When I watched the programmes I thought they were funny even though I knew what was coming."
. The first episode of Hotel Stephanie will be broadcast on BBC1 Wales Wales, Welsh Cymru, western peninsula and political division (principality) of Great Britain (1991 pop. 2,798,200), 8,016 sq mi (20,761 sq km), west of England; politically united with England since 1536. The capital is Cardiff. on November 2.
Stephanie Booth will be filmed running her chain of hotels, including the Bryn Howell and Wild Pheasant in Llangollen