The Tube: Series I
A documentary series about the London Underground network, The Tube follows its drivers, station staff, and managers about their work, showing the Underground system to the public through their eyes.
Executive Producer: Colin Luke
Series Producer: Lucy Willis
Director: Will Grove-White and Joyce Trozzo
Winner, RTS London Award for ‘Spirit of London’
Winner, RTS London Award for ‘Best Independent Producer’
The strikes and tensions of summer 2002.
London Bridge Station supervisor Brian Valentine has to work through the night while a team of engineers carry out essential maintenance work on the track, whilst computer technician Geoff Marshall sets off on his mission to break the world record for the fastest time to travel the entire underground network.
Train driver Karen Jordan returns to work following a three month break owing to trauma suffered when a man threw himself under her train. Meanwhile a suicide attempt at Earl’s Court Station causes chaos on the tube.
Victoria Station supervisor Simon White battles to get up to 1000 people a minute onto morning rush-hour trains. At Earl’s Court, train manager Jo Brown has to deal with a broken-down train that needs to be fixed and returned to service as soon as possible.
Trainee driver Jo Drummond takes part in some final lessons before her test day.
Tube worker Brian Valentine has his first crisis of the day when he has to deal with a woman fainting on a train.