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Detectorists recommissioned for second series by BBC4

Detectorists recommissioned for second series by BBC4
Staff Reporter
07 November 2014

BBC4 comedy Detectorists has been recommissioned for a second series.

Detectoirsts is written, directed by and stars Mackenzie Crook, and co-stars Toby Jones.

BBC Four said it had received the highest ever viewing figures for a new comedy. The comedy launched last month to an audience of 650,000 and a 4% share.

Crook said: “I couldn't be happier with how Detectorists has gone down and the response it has got from audiences. The opportunity to meet these characters again and tell some more of their stories is very exciting.”

Detectorists is produced by Channel X North and Lola Entertainment.

Detectorists series two (6x30’) is commissioned by Shane Allen, Controller, Comedy Commissioning and Cassian Harrison, Channel Editor, BBC Four. Executive Producers are Alan Marke, Jim Reid (Channel X North) and Jonno Richards, Lisa Thomas (Lola Entertainment).Producer is Adam Tandy. BBC commissioning executive is Kristian Smith.Bottom of Form

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