Truckers, New BBC Drama Series Starts this October


Truckers. Image Credit: BBC/Company Pictures & ALL3MEDIA/Robert Viglasky. Photographer: Robert Viglasky. Image Copyright: Company Pictures & ALL3MEDIA

This October see’s the premiere of the BBC’s new haulage based TV drama, Truckers. The five part series which stars Stephen Tompkinson, centres around the drivers of fictional Nottingham based haulage yard Banks of England.

The show which starts at 9:00pm on Thursday, 10 October on BBC One is written by William Ivory who was behind the likes of 90’s comedy drama ‘Common As Muck’ and the 2010 film ‘Made in Dagenham’.

As well as delving into the characters private lives, each of the five, 1 hour episodes will place viewers in the cab of a different driver as they go about their rather isolated working day.

Episode one of Truckers follows Tompkinson’s character Malachi as he tries to come to terms with his marriages recent break down.