Hope Street is a British crime television series created by Paul Marquess and Susanne Farrell. The series features gathered from the local region: Des McAleer, Niall Wright, Amara Karan, Aaron McCusker, Kerri Quinn, Brid Brennan, Niamh McGrady, and Ciarán McMenamin.
The first season of the series aired on November 24, 2021, and ended on February 2, 2022, with a total of ten episodes on BBC One in the United Kingdom and on Britbox in North America. The series performed well with audiences as well as critics and has an IMDB rating of 6.6 out of 10.
DC Leila Hussain’s unexpected emergence in the fictional Northern Irish town of Port Devine leads local residents to think about the reason for her arrival.
Inspector Finn O’Hare is aware of the reason why Leila has transferred to Port Devine but isn’t letting anyone know it. Upon the arrival of Leila to the town, Karan gave an indication saying “The secret, the reason why she’s been brought to Northern Ireland, is actually a matter of life-and-death”.
Following the events of the police department and the local residents of the town, every episode of the series showcases a self-contained crime tale.
Fans have been eagerly waiting to know about the renewal status of the series and here’s what we know about it so far, read the full article below to catch up with all the updates.
Is Hope Street Renewed for a Second Season?
And here’s the good news! The series has been officially renewed for a second season and will also consist of ten episodes like the first season. The filming for the upcoming season is supposed to begin in May 2022.
The Head of BBC Daytime and Early Peak, Carla-Maria Lawson, said that “I’m thrilled that we’ll be bringing back the beautiful backdrop of Northern Ireland to BBC One Daytime viewers.”
She further added, “We’ve been asked over and over again to make a series two, so now our audiences will love to go back to Hope Street and pick up where they left off.”
The Head of Content Commissioning, BBC Northern Ireland, Eddie Doyle, said “Hope Street was a real hit with our audiences and was a great platform for local talent both in front of and behind the scenes.”
He further added, “We are delighted to welcome back the cast and crew to Donaghadee for another exciting series and to find out what happened to Inspector Finn O’Hare after the tense series one cliffhanger!”
The Chief Creative Officer at BritBox International, Diederick Santer, noted “We are delighted to be bringing the second season of Hope Street to our subscribers all around the world. With gripping stories, likable characters, and stunning locations, it really is a wonderful treat.”
Hope Street Season 2 Premiere Date
Since the filming is yet to start, we can expect the upcoming season of the series to premiere early next year. We will update this section as the announcement of the exact premiere date is made.
Hope Street Season 2 Cast
We can expect the return of all the cast members from the first season, here are the names:
- Des McAleer to portray the character of Barry Pettigrew
- Niall Wright to portray the character of PC Callum McCarthy
- Amara Karan to portray the character of DC Leila Hussain
- Brid Brennan to portray the character of Concepta O’Hare
- Kerri Quinn to portray the character of Sergeant Marlene Pettigrew
- Niamh McGrady to portray the character of Nicole Devine
- Aaron McCusker to portray the character of Clint Dunwoody
- Ciarán McMenamin to portray the character of Inspector Finn O’Hare
So, that’s all we know about it as of now. We will keep you updated with all the latest information until then stay tuned to our website.