SoulBoy (2010, Alfie Allen, Martin Compston, Felicity Jones)


Coming of age drama set against the background of the Northern Soul scene of the 1970s. Although set partly in Stoke on Trent and partly at the legendary Wigan Casino, it's actually filmed in Stoke. The movie opens with archive street scenes, including Potteries Daimler Fleetlines and a Leyland Leopard in

pre-National Bus Company livery:
Transport to Wigan is provided by Barton 1129, a preserved AEC Reliance/Plaxton:
Also glimpsed at the bus station is a Bristol VRTSL2/Eastern Coachworks in National Bus Company red:
....but more clearly seen is this preserved Potteries Bristol RELL:

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