Channel 5 & DSP make a return journey with ‘The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard’
Channel 5 signals green for a second series of primetime documentary ‘The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard’
Channel 5 and DSP, part of Endemol Shine Group, have today announced they have ordered a second series of observational documentary The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard, doubling the commission to 6×60’ episodes.
The series will again go behind the scenes of the world’s most popular heritage steam railway, The North Yorkshire Moors Railway. This time it will focus on the engineering skills required to keep a fleet of steam engines running, as well as the staff who work tirelessly to keep the railway on schedule and the customers happy.
Lucy Willis, commissioner at Channel 5, said “I was delighted with the success of the first series and I’m looking forward to a second series of wonderful nostalgia, engineering challenges and heartwarming stories all set against the stunning back drop of the North Yorkshire Moors.”
Emily Dalton and Donna Clark, Co-Managing Directors of DSP said “The first series of The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard really resonated with audiences, and we are thrilled to be taking them back again in more detail, more episodes and more brilliant stories for series 2”
The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard is produced by DSP (We’re Doomed: The Dad’s Army Story, Dave Allen Peace At Last and The Mill).
The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard is produced by DSP (Lady Jane Grey, Dave Allen at Peace and Ill Gotten Gains).
Commissioned by Lucy Willis, Commissioning Editor for Channel 5.
It is series produced by Marcus Sulley.
The series will air next year.