This book is also available as an eBook. The hardback version of this book is now out of print. An old edition of the paperback version carries the following ISBN: 978-1-782818-51-9.
|On The Buses: The Complete Story
Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney
Brief Description: On The Buses was a classic British situation comedy, created by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney, which ran for seven series from 1969 to 1973, and introduced a host of much-loved memorable characters.
The series followed the ups and downs of life ‘on the buses’ as portrayed by two work shy-busmen, Stan Butler (played by Reg Varney) and his mate Jack Harper (Bob Grant) as they invented new scams to wind up their long suffering boss, inspector Cyril ‘Blakey’ Blake (Stephen Lewis).
This book tells the whole 'On The Buses' story from its inception through to the three spin-off feature films it spawned. It includes details of cast, crew, locations and the many famous faces and catch phrases which made-up one of the most popular sitcoms ever to appear on our TV screens.
On The Buses aired in an era where entertainment was unrestrained by politically correct rules but hilarious scripts and quality acting guaranteed the series a legion of loyal fans around the globe.
This book is a must have for anyone interested in learning more about On The Buses – an example of British sitcom at its best.
About the Author:
Born in 1968, Craig runs the original On The Buses forum and organises the annual On The Buses event in Borehamwood, he is a big fan of British comedy shows. He currently lives in Edinburgh.