A new documentary-soap set in Washington will delve into the lives of ‘ordinary people’ following their dreams and challenges.
The new four-part series, which will air on Tuesday evenings on Channel 5, follows the dreams and challenges of six vibrant people in Washington.
Here are the people behind the six stories the new series will follow:
1. Mark and David Potts-Brown
Mark and David, who are known as Dad and Daddy to adopted sons Kai and Christopher, are now planning their wedding while expanding their business, Woofs and Scruffs. Photo: The Estate: Life Up North
2. Les Barber
Les, 77, moved to the North East 50 years ago and has become a well-loved local in Washington and is often found calling the bingo at North Biddick Social Club. Photo: The Estate: Life Up North
3. Sharon and Georga Johnstone
Sharon opened Zig Zags, a clothes alteration business and had to take on a number of staff, including her daughter Georga, to keep up with demand. Photo: The Estate: Life Up North
4. Billy, Sheila and Shanice Davidson
Grandparents Billy and Sheila were close to retiring when their daughter passed away unexpectedly, leaving behind two-year-old Shanice. Now aged 19, Shanice is competing for Gold in the British Gymnastics championships. Photo: The Estate: Life Up North