Movie role could be a bus pass holder’s ticket to fame

PUBLISHED: 09:56 06 February 2015 | UPDATED: 09:56 06 February 2015

A scene from BusPassProductions60’s last film made  in Seaton - The Mystery of Aunt Franny’s Lodge.

A scene from BusPassProductions60’s last film made in Seaton - The Mystery of Aunt Franny’s Lodge.


For anyone who fancies launching a movie career late in life, an opportunity has arisen that could be just the ticket

BusPassProductions60 – the community film making crew from Seaton and district – desperately needs some older people to act as extras.

The cameras are due to roll on their next production this Friday (February 6) but illness has depleted the cast.

“We urgently need a few older people to be extras on that day,” said director Chrissy Evans.

Anyone who is interested in making films - and can look like they belong to the bus pass generation - is urged to contact the producer Susan Leadbetter on or Chrissy Evans on

Chrissy continued: “BusPassProductions60 are getting ready to relaunch with a season of short films made for, with, and by people of a certain age.

“An irreverent sense of humour and, at best, a casual regard towards conventional ‘proper’ behaviour is at the beating heart of this group.

“We’d love to hear from technicians of any age willing to throw caution to the wind.

“Also anyone who would love to have been an actor and who is over 55 who’d like to tick ‘Being World Famous’ off their bucket list.”

People can watch the group’s previous films: 50 shades of (Earl) Gray, Always and The Infamous Five – The Mystery of Aunt Franny’s Lodge online by visiting the YouTube channel “Buspassproductions60”.

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