Rosamunde Pilcher (ZDF romantic drama series, 1993-)


A German/Austrian production filmed across Europe, but some notable entries in Cornwall, and elsewhere in the UK and Ireland.

Episode 5: Das Ende eines Sommers (1995):
A young woman travels by bus to Exeter in Devon. As she gets off, it's revealed as a Devon General AEC Reliance, apparently preserved 47 (LUO47F):
Episode 27: Der Lange Weg Zum Glück (2000):
Set largely in Cornwall. As a young woman exits a taxi, Truronian S549SCV passes behind, a Dennis Dart SLF/Plaxton Pointer:
Episode 31: Im Licht des Feuers (2000):
Brief view of Bournemouth Corporation 46 (JLJ403), a 1949 Leyland Tiger PS2/3 with full-fronted Burlingham coachwork originally purchased for the town tour:
Episode 37: Wenn nur noch Liebe Zählt (2002):
Much better footage inside and out of Bournemouth Corporation 46 (JLJ403):
Episode 70: Pfeile der Liebe (2008):
Footage in London includes a First London Dennis Trident/Plaxton President, a MCW Super Metrobus open topper (ex New World First Bus) working for the Original London Sightseeing Tour, and an unidentifiable Dennis Trident/Alexander:
When the action moves to Dartmouth we glimpse two First Devon and Cornwall buses pulled up at the bus stops, a Volvo Olympian/Alexander and a Dennis Trident/Plaxton:
Episode 74: Herzenssehnsucht (2009)
Two Dublin Bus Volvo B7TL/Alexander doubledeckers are seen under the opening credits:
Also seen is Bus Eireann SC248 (07-D-85984), a 2007 Scania K310 with Irizar coachwork:
Episode 87: Sonntagskinder (2011)
Mostly set in Cornwall, but London scenes include a passing Big Bus Company Dennis Condor open topper new to China Motor Bus, and a Metroline Alexander bodied Dennis Trident:
Episode 116: Evitas Rache (2014):
Opens with good footage of AFJ77B, a 1964 AEC Reliance/Harrington Cavalier, new to Greenslades Tours of Exeter but here operating for King Harry of Falmouth in beautiful Cornish countryside:


Coming Home (1998):
A freestanding TV movie included here for convenience. Scenes at a school include a glimpse of 1931-built TM9347, the Bedford WHB with Waveney body regarded as the first Bedford bus built:

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