The Northern Ireland crime drama Street of Hope has been released for the second season by the BBC.
BBC Daytime, BBC Northern Ireland and Brit Box International have announced that the popular North Coast show will return for another 10 episodes and begin filming next month.
Set in the fictional city of Port Devine, a TV series produced with screen support from Northern Ireland has been hugely popular with fans in the UK and abroad.
It celebrates local talent in writing, acting and producing and aims to bring a sense of humor and warmth to the people of Northern Ireland and its beautiful coastline.
Each episode contains the crime story and follows the rise and fall of the people who work for the Port Devin Police Department as they witness the daily police in the beautiful coastal city.
Behind the drama are acclaimed producers Paul Marquez and Donna Vifen of Long Story TV, who are known for producing The Bill and creating shows like London Kills. They will be joined again by co-author Susan Farrell (Dirty God).
The authors of this new series are Jessica Lea (East Enders), Tess McGowan (Bump Along the Way), Kristen Murphy (Emerdale), Hemish Wright (The Secret Lives of Us), Stuart Drennan (The Digg), Greer Ellison (Butterfly Cases). ) and the door key (obsolete).
Carla Maria Lawson, Chair of BBC Daytime and Early Peak, said: “I am delighted to bring back the beautiful Northern Ireland backdrop to BBC One Daytime viewers.
“We’ve been asked several times to do the second series, so know that our viewers will love returning to Emidi Street and picking up where they left off.”
Eddie Doyle, Head of BBC Northern Ireland Content, said: “Street of Hope has been a real hit for our audience and a fantastic platform for local talent, both behind the scenes and behind the scenes. We are delighted to salute the cast and crew at Donagad for watching another exciting series and finding out what happened to Inspector Finn. O’Hare after a string of tense soap operas!
The second series is the latest panel jointly announced by the BBC and Northern Ireland Screen.
The successful partnership continues to support the Northern Ireland film industry and help improve Northern Ireland’s representation in UK and international audiences.
Filming will begin on Hope Street in May 2022, with the second series returning to BBC Daytime and BBC One in Northern Ireland later this year.
Watching the first series is now available on BBC iPlayer.