The start date for a new Channel 5 show starring the crew of HMS Duncan has been confirmed.
Artlab Films, the production company behind Warship: All At Sea, have confirmed that the show will start in just under two weeks.
Mark Tattersall, executive producer at the company, tweeted to say that the HMS Duncan staring show will start on Monday, November 26 on Channel 5.
He wrote: ‘‘Warship: Life at Sea’ coming to Channel 5, Nov 26th 9pm!
‘Join the crew for an epic adventure. Very proud of this series.’
What is Warship: Life at Sea about?
The new four-part series, Warship: All At Sea will document the lives of the nearly 280 men and women who call the Royal Navy Type 45 Destroyer, based in Portsmouth, home.
Artlab Films followed life on HMS Duncan for seven months as they filmed the show for Channel 5.
Mr Tattersall said: ‘We are very proud of the unparalleled access afforded to Artlab Films when making this new series for Channel 5 and we have captured some extraordinary moments on board HMS Duncan over the last seven months.’
From the Ship’s Catering team to its Navigator and its Captain Eleanor Stack, Channel 5 and Artlab Films followed all the action for seven months.
Lucy Willis, Commissioning Editor at Channel 5, said: ‘We’re hugely grateful to the Royal Navy and HMS Duncan’s crew for allowing us to film day to day life on this NATO flagship vessel at such a dramatic time.
‘The series will undoubtedly make for gripping viewing.’
Who are Artlab Films?
The London based television production company, Artlab Films have created a number of shows for the small screen.
These have included:
Inside Porton Down
Filmed for BBC Four the show followed Dr Michael Mosley as he was given unprecedented access to the UK’s most secretive and controversial military research base, Porton Down, and reveals a 100-year legacy of chemical and biological weapons alongside terrifying anti-terror research designed to keep us all safe.
David Harewood's "F" Word
This Sky Arts programme followed actor David Harewood persuades his famous colleagues and friends to sit down and talk about failure, which is the the most taboo subject in their profession.
Together they reveal the many ways failure can affect an actor, and how it might be possible to come to terms with it.
Britain's Nuclear Secrets: Inside Sellafield
Another BBC Four production this show followed Professor Jim Al-Khalili heads inside one of the most secretive and secure installations in the UK, the Sellafield Nuclear Facility, to uncover the truth behind its fascinating past, and reveal the amazing science taking place within its barbed wire fences.