British multi-channel broadcaster UKTV, a division of BBC Studios, has commissioned the 10 x 60-minute series Secrets of the Transport Museum from Brighton-based indie Middlechild Productions for its factual channel Yesterday.
The series — narrated by English comedian, actor and TV presenter Sanjeev Bhaskar — goes behind the scenes at the Brooklands Museum in Surrey and follows the volunteers who work to preserve historic racing cars, motorbikes and aeoplanes.
Filming is underway at the Brooklands Museum, with crews adhering to COVID-19 procedures and regulations, UKTV stated.
Secrets of the Transport Museum was commissioned for UKTV by senior commissioning editor Helen Nightingale, and ordered by Yesterday channel director Gerald Casey and deputy director of commissioning Hilary Rosen.
Executive producers are David Sumnall, Andrew Eastel and Philip McCreery for Middlechild Productions, with Andrew Walmsley as series producer. The series will be distributed internationally by Passion Distribution.
Other recent UKTV Original commissions for Yesterday include The Architecture The Railways Built, Restoration Workshop, Train Truckers and two further series of ob doc Bangers & Cash.
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