Philip Glenister looks at cars in new series for Channel 4

Channel 4Philip Glenister will explore the history of iconic British cars in a new series for Channel 4.

In Cars the Ashes to Ashes star joins forces with renowned restorer Ant Anstead in an attempt to save six motors he believes tell the story of post-war Britain: The Ford Escort Mexico, MGTC, Mini Cooper MK1, Triumph Stag and the DeLorean.

Ant will be tasked with breathing new life into the old bangers whilst Philip explores the people, passion and social history behind each car.

The series will culminate in a special one off auction where the cars will be on sale to passionate motor fanatics, ready to extend their legacy for another generation.

There are currently no details on when the series will transmit.

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