British commercial television network Channel 5 has commissioned London-based prodco Artlab Films for a docuseries aboard the HMS Duncan.
Warship: Life at Sea (4 x 60 minutes; w/t) will document the everyday life on board one of the most advanced warships of its kind. With unprecedented access to the Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer, Channel 5 filmed on board for seven months capturing the some of the most dramatic moments in the ship’s short history, including sensitive military operations.
Worth more than one billion pounds, audiences follow the trials of the nearly 280-strong crew of men and women who call HMS Duncan home, from the ship’s catering team to its navigator and its Captain Eleanor Stack.
Mark Tattersall serves as executive producer for Artlab Films.
Warship: Life at Sea was commissioned by Channel 5′s Lucy Willis, commissioning editor of factual.