BBC One Daytime has confirmed the return of police drama London Kills.
Acquired from Acorn Media International (AMI), the drama features Hugo Speer (Father Brown) and Sharon Small (The Inspector Lynley Mysteries).
London is the backdrop for an elite murder squad comprised of Detective Inspector David Bradford (Hugo Speer), ambitious Detective Sergeant Vivienne Cole (Sharon Small) who plays by her own rules, seasoned crime-solver Detective Constable Rob Brady (Bailey Patrick) and inexperienced Trainee Detective Constable Billie Fitzgerald (Tori Allen-Martin).
The second series will see detectives tackle a brand new murder case in each episode.
Sue Deeks, Head of Programme Acquisition, BBC said: “London Kills delivered impressive ratings for BBC One daytime, along with a significant uplift in iPlayer requests, and we are delighted that the drama has been so popular with BBC audiences.  The next series promises to deliver even more of the terrific twists and turns that have left viewers eager for more.”
Stuart Shaw, Managing Director, Acorn Media International said: “We’re thrilled with how well BBC audiences have responded to London Kills and they will now be able to enjoy a second series next year.”
London Kills are 5 x 60’ series Executive Produced by Paul Marquess, Shane Murphy for Acorn Media Enterprises, and Sarah Eichenlaub for ZDF Enterprises. Series 2 is written by Paul Marquess, Sarah-Louise Hawkins, Jake Riddell, Sally Tatchell and Claire Fryer, and directed by Fiona Walton and Sean Glynn.
London Kills (Series Two) will be back on BBC One Daytime in early 2020.

Staff Reporter

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