ITV has renewed the crime drama McDonald & Dodds for a 3rd collection, the broadcaster introduced in the present day.
The collection follows the weird working relationship couple between DCI Lauren McDonald (Tala Gouveia) and her police accomplice DS Dodds (Jason Watkins) as they grapple with a choice of puzzling homicide circumstances.
The information comes simply over a month after the second collection premiered on ITV, with complete audiences for the primary two episodes reaching a powerful 6.7 million viewers.
Watkins commented on the following spherical: “I’m delighted to be returning to Bathtub for the third spherical of McDonald & Dodds. Tala and I are delighted to be in a partnership that the general public appears to care about.
“It is gratifying that we had been in a position to shed some solar in these troublesome instances. I am unable to wait to tour the attractive metropolis of Bathtub and watch Dodds clear up extra puzzles with Lauren McDonald. I am preparing for extra butter crisps! “
Gouveia added: “I am unable to wait to start out filming once more and see what adventures author Robert Murphy takes us subsequent! It is at all times a pleasure to work with Jason and our fantastic casts. Convey on the third set! “
Every episode of the collection is a largely stand-alone function movie, related in format to that of ITV’s different whodunnit Midsomer Murders, which has been on this system for 20 years.
Filming is ready to start on the third collection this summer time, nevertheless it’s not but clear which well-known faces might be becoming a member of the solid of McDonald and Dodds, following latest appearances from Rob Brydon (Gavin & Stacey), Patsy Kensit (Emmerdale), Sharon Rooney ( My Mad Fats Diary) and former Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp.
We’re nonetheless awaiting info on the air date for the third and closing episode of McDonald and Dodds Sequence 2, however we anticipate it to be later this yr.
McDonald & Dodds collection 2 is out there for catching up by means of ITV Hub. Take a look at the remainder of our dramatic protection or go to our TV information to see what is going on on tonight.