The Garden Productions have been commissioned to make an 8 x 60’ character-led observational series with GroupM Entertainment for Channel 5 about a family run bus company operating in Hull, Scarborough and the surrounding areas.
The series has the working title, ‘On the Buses’ and will feature the staff of East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS) as they go about their work during through the busy summer of 2013. The series will feature the general operations of the company from top to bottom; with crews filming behind the scenes in the board room and the control room, the canteens, the bus terminals and out on the buses – featuring a characterful cast of drivers and of course their passengers.
The series will offer a real insight into what it’s like to be a bus driver, the pressures they have to work under and how they keep themselves smiling.
It will be Series Produced by Rob Rawlings and Executive Produced by Spencer Kelly for The Garden and Tony Moulsdale and Melanie Darlaston for GroupM Entertainment.
The programme was commisioned by Emma Westcott, Commisioning Editor Channel 5 Head of Programmes at The Garden
David Wise said, “We’re thrilled to be making our first series for Channel 5, to work with GroupM Entertainment and with East Yorkshire Motor Service’s warm and welcoming team”. The series is scheduled for broadcast in early 2014.