Bradford goes On Duty for BBC Two

Stephen Chapman's picture
by Stephen Chapman

A new 5-part series for BBC Two will follow district nurses, police officers and council workers in Bradford.

Bradford on Duty is being made by Dragonfly North, which has been given “wide-ranging access” across the city’s public services.

“Our series provides an insightful glimpse into the day-to-day lives of Bradford’s nurses, council workers and police officers who are faced with incredible challenges,” said Executive Producers Ros Ponder and Peter Wallis-Tayler.

“Despite some of the themes Bradford on Duty explores, we hope it will be revelatory series that shows viewers Bradford’s reinvention against all odds.”

The series will cover rough sleeping, health inequalities and “unflinchingly honest accounts” from frontline workers.

“We’re grateful to have been given this extraordinary access to Bradford’s frontline and follow their journey in improving the city for its citizens. With all eyes on the North, we hope this series gives viewers a startlingly honest portrayal of the pressures on public services in the city and how they are tackling them,” added Gian Quaglieni, BBC Commissioning Editor.

The series is set to air on BBC Two and the iPlayer next month.

Enjoyed this? Get our latest updates in your inbox every day

Subscribe to Prolific North’s morning newsletter to keep up with all the most important things going on in your sector.