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BBC Oneâ€™s long gestating dramedy series Truckers has found a director. My sources tell me that Sheree Folkson has signed on to direct numerous episodes of the series. Folksonâ€™s previous credits include Sky Atlanticâ€™s Hit & Miss and TF1â€²s Jo. While one source tells me that Sheree Folkson will be helming all five episodes of the series, Iâ€™m also hearing rumblings that there may be a second director in the mix, but Iâ€™ve been unable to confirm that. Created by William Ivory, Truckers has been described as a bitter-sweet character-driven show about getting by in difficult times. The series follows a rogueâ€™s gallery of irascible characters, men and women, all of whom work for the same haulage company driving 40 ton articulated lorries across the Midlands. Company Pictures is producing, with Faye Dorn serving as series producer.
Wonder how long it will take Joe Public to assume all lorry drivers are like the ones in the series? Especially if dipicted in a "I'm thick, and fat and can't do anything else" kind of light
Me and Alex Lester,, We go back a long way.......... usually in reverse.
Anybody remember the truckers series in the mid eighties on bbc1? Watched it as a kid and remember a fridge breaking down and a numpty dropping a boat of a standard flat trailer.... not exactly a bafta winning show but was amusing to watch at the age of 13.
a bit of a CB thing as well as it had been recently legalised
Last edited by hitch on Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:26 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Yeah, i watched that as a kid, green transcon, a merc, someone called the eggman. I have been looking for a copy of it for a couple of years.
why would they think that ?
E bay mate I got my copy a couple of months back,check out the review thread in the old time section on here it's mentioned in that
You've just described abouth 60% of all truck drivers in one go!
IF YOU CAN'T SEE MY MIRRORS, DON'T WORRY I'M NOT LOOKING!
No sense in being pessimistic it wouldnt work anyway.
That one is supposed to be going ahead as they have already filmed some of the ainscough lads,
I'm hooked already.
Ive got all the Truckers episodes on DVD
W723 VAU.GOIN QUOIN,DRIVING A TRUCK IS LIKE BEING IN SOLITARY CONFINEMENT BUT WITH A VIEW,
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