A BACK-story is a chronological narrative within a drama. It is the history of the character within the wider story before the action begins. As a literary device, a BACK-story is often deployed to lend depth or believability to the main story. Our BACK-story podcast interviews legends of the transport industry and asks them to look BACK over their career and fill in the gaps.
Les Burton has lived and breathed the bus industry for over 50 years, he started BACK in 1962 and worked his way from a clerk, to bus conductor, to the Operations Director of Stagecoach Merseyside in a career that lived through the changes of de-regulation Les provides his BACK-story and the interesting achievement of consolidating Stagecoach within the North West by developing Stagecoach Manchester and starting up Stagecoach Merseyside.