Channel 5 rushes to A&E: After Dark
A&E: After Dark was filmed in the Hull Royal Infirmary
ViacomCBS-owned UK terrestrial Channel 5 has ordered a six-part docuseries focusing on the night shift in an accident and emergency department from local factual indie Crackit Productions.
Filmed before the Covid-19 pandemic, A&E: After Dark provides viewers with exclusive access to the Hull Royal Infirmary in the north of England, highlighting the challenges facing NHS staff in a working environment.
Jon Connerty and Elaine Hackett are exec producing the new series, which will premiere later this summer.
Hackett, CEO at Crackit, said: “This series looks at the many incidents NHS night staff, not just in Hull, but throughout the country, have to deal with on a daily basis. From traffic accidents to drunken disasters, fights and drug-related admissions, this is a gritty, moving documentary that will show viewers the pressures NHS staff are constantly under.”