Route 66

Paddy Maguire cuts five thick slices of British life onboard the original people carrier.

No, not the never ending road across America, but five number 66 bus routes around Britain.

There are over 60 bus route 66s in the UK and Paddy Maguire is exploring five of them.

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01The Queen Of 66 - Route 66 In Wisbech2004031520060626 (BBC7)
20061113 (BBC7)
20080317 (BBC7)
20081020 (BBC7)
20091026 (BBC7)
20091027 (BBC7)
20100628 (BBC7)
20110912 (BBC7)

Paddy Maguire cuts five thick slices of British life onboard the original people carrier.

No, not the never ending road across America, but five number 66 bus routes around Britain.

There are over 60 bus route 66s in the UK and Paddy Maguire is exploring five of them.Travelling the route of number 66 buses across Britain, Paddy Maguire meets his fellow passengers on the Wolsoken circular.

Paddy Maguire meets his fellow passengers on the Wolsoken circular.

Travelling the route of number 66 buses across Britain, Paddy Maguire meets his fellow passengers on the Wolsoken circular.

Paddy Maguire travels various No 66 bus routes throughout the UK.

He meets fellow passengers on the Wolsoken circular.

Today, he is going round and round on the Wolsoken Circular and encounters a man called Rex Mountain, a lady known as the Queen of the 66, and the Princess Royal herself.

Paddy Maguire explores number 66 bus routes around Britain.

Route 66 in Wisbech.

On the Wolsoken Circular, he encounters a man called Rex Mountain.

02Star City - Birmingham2004031620060627 (BBC7)
20061114 (BBC7)
20080318 (BBC7)
20081021 (BBC7)
20091027 (BBC7)
20091028 (BBC7)
20100629 (BBC7)
20110913 (BBC7)

Travelling the route of number 66 buses across Britain, Paddy Maguire meets a legendary Motown band at Europe's largest casino.

Paddy Maguire meets a legendary Motown band at Europe's largest casino.

Paddy meets a Somalian Muslim who takes him to Europe's largest casino, where he happens to bump into a legendary Tamla Motown band on tour in the UK.

Paddy McGuire is taken to Europe's largest casino, where he bumps into a legendary Tamla Motown band on tour in the UK.

Paddy Maguire meets a great Motown band at Europe's largest casino.

Travelling the route of number 66 buses across Britain, Paddy Maguire meets a great Motown band at Europe's largest casino.

03The Wheels On The Bus - Route 66 In Denbigh2004031720060628 (BBC7)
20061115 (BBC7)
20080319 (BBC7)
20081022 (BBC7)
20091028 (BBC7)
20091029 (BBC7)
20100630 (BBC7)
20110914 (BBC7)

Travelling the route of number 66 buses across Britain, Paddy Maguire takes to the Welsh hills for the school run.

Travelling through Britain, Paddy Maguire takes to the Welsh hills for the school run.

Paddy Maguire takes to the Welsh hills for the school run in Denbigh and finds that the Wheels on the Bus go Round and Round.

04Tangos And Tenpins - Route 66 In Glasgow2004031820060629 (BBC7)
20061116 (BBC7)
20080321 (BBC7)
20081023 (BBC7)
20091029 (BBC7)
20091030 (BBC7)
20100701 (BBC7)
20110915 (BBC7)

Travelling the route of number 66 buses across Britain, Paddy Maguire goes ten pin bowling with two blind passengers.

Travelling through Britain, Paddy Maguire goes ten pin bowling with two blind passengers.

Paddy hops aboard the original people carrier and goes ten pin bowling in Glasgow with two blind passengers, and discovers they have few rights whilst on their bus.

Paddy Maguire goes ten pin bowling in Glasgow with two blind passengers and discovers they have few rights while on the bus.

Paddy Maguire goes tenpin bowling in Glasgow with two blind passengers and discovers they have few rights whilst on their bus.

05 LASTIpswich - The Super Route 662004031920060630 (BBC7)
20061117 (BBC7)
20080324 (BBC7)
20081024 (BBC7)
20091030 (BBC7)
20091031 (BBC7)
20100702 (BBC7)

Travelling the route of number 66 buses across Britain, Paddy Maguire meets a young single mum heading for a lively night out.

Paddy Maguire meets a young single mum heading for a lively night out.

In Ipswich, twenty-year-old single mother Lucy is out on the town.

The next day she takes the same bus to college via the crèche.

Paddy Maguire meets a young single mum on a night out.

In the morning she catches the same bus to go to college via the creche.

Paddy Maguire explores five number 66 bus routes.

In Ipswich he meets a carefree single mum who uses the bus on nights out and to take her child to the creche.

In the morning she catches the same bus to go to college via the crhe.