The Gold S2 to film in January
A second series of BBC One drama The Gold will film from January, starring Hugh Bonneville.
Inspired by the true story of the 1983 Brink’s-Mat robbery and the decades-long chain of events that followed, the 6 x 60 is written by Neil Forsyth. The second run explores what happened to the other half of the gold and the criminal fortune that it created.
Other returning cast includes Charlotte Spencer, Emun Elliott, Tom Cullen, Stefanie Martini and Sam Spruell.
Forsyth, who also exec produces, said: "I am delighted that we have been given the opportunity to tell the rest of the Brink's-Mat story, which sees the consequences of the robbery and its aftermath grow only more surprising, dramatic and far-reaching, both in Britain and around the world."
The series is produced by Tannadice Pictures (the joint venture set up by Forsyth and Objective Fiction). Patrick Harkins directs; Charlie Leech produces. The other executive producers are Ben Farrell for Tannadice and Nick Lambon for the BBC.
Director of BBC Drama Lindsay Salt added: “We’re immensely proud to partner with Neil Forsyth and the team to continue the story of The Gold. Millions of viewers across the U.K. were enthralled with its gripping and confident exploration of the fallout from the notorious Brink’s-Mat robbery and, as we saw, there’s still so much more left for DCS Boyce and the team to uncover.”
Image via BBC/Tannadice Pictures/Sally Mais.
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