On The Buses Film is a British comedy film directed by Harry Booth and starring Reg Varney and Doris Hare.
Plot synopsis Edit
Bus driver Stan (Reg Varney) cannot afford the repayments on a new washing machine. His overtime earnings have been cut because the bus company have decided to revoke a long standing rule and employ women bus drivers. Worried at the thought of no overtime, and therefore less wages, he joins forces with his long time work colleague Jack (Bob Grant) to sabotage the new female employees. Meanwhile his sister Olive (Anna Karen) works in the canteen and is about to have a baby.
Full plot Edit
On the buses
'To be added'
- Reg Varney - Stan Butler
- Bob Grant - Jack Harper
- Doris Hare - Mum
- Michael Robbins - Arthur Rudge
- Anna Karen - Olive Rudge
- Stephen Lewis - Inspector Blake
- The film mainly features Bristol KSW5G's of the fictional Town and District company. The film also features a London Transport Routemaster, RM200 (VLT 200), when Reg has to perform the Chiswick Works skid pan test in it, as he undergoes a resit of his driving test at the behest of an insurance company after demolishing a phone box and bus stop. The film also features a London Country AEC Regal RF in the final scene. The majority of the film was filmed in the Hertfordshire town of Borehamwood.