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Title:WRNS CHARITY EVENT PRESS CALL, THE MALL, 25 MAY 1991 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6877
Other titles:MISCELLANEOUS OLD ADMIRALTY BUILDING TAPES [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Press shoot on the Mall in London for members of the Women's Royal Navy Service (WRNS or Wrens), who are to take part in a sponsored wheelchair push up Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. They are accompanied for the shoot by accompanied by the wives of the leaders of the three main political parties.
Description: The members of the charity team, in their ARMS (Action and Research for Multiple Sclerosois) t-shirts, lift MS sufferer (part of the team) into a specially-adapted wheelchair which has several handles like a sedan chair. They are accompanied by several WRENS in uniform. After posing for photographs they carry the wheelchair up the Duke of York Steps. By the Duke of York Memorial, they meet the wives of the leaders of the three main political parties: Glenys Kinnock, Norma Major and Jane Ashdown.