The hit ITV drama starring Keeley Hawes will return following huge ratings success.
Today, ITV’s Head of Drama, Polly Hill, has confirmed a second series of six-part darkly funny, contemporary drama, Finding Alice. Filming for the new series will commence in February 2022.
Picking up a year on, the second series will explore the consequences of Alice deciding to have her dead husband’s baby and the impact this decision has on her friends and family.
The series, currently still available for viewers to catch up via the ITV Hub, focuses upon Alice’s honest, raw, blackly comic journey of grief, love and life after the death of her husband Harry.
Following his accidental sudden death, Alice finds herself in the midst of a storm of secrets, debt, suspicion and criminality which she has been forced to confront in order to survive.
Airing on ITV since January, Finding Alice is currently averaging 7m viewers across all devices including 1.8 million watching pre-broadcast across all platforms. The series joins The Pembrokeshire Murders, Unforgotten and The Bay as one of the top 6 biggest drama launches in 2021.
To date Finding Alice has had 10.9m programme streams since being made available on the ITV Hub, with an average of 1.4m viewers per episode.
Executive Producer Nicola Shindler said "I am delighted to be able to continue telling Alice’s very original story with Roger and Simon writing and Keeley Hawes back to explore the increasingly complicated life of Alice."
And Executive Producer and star Keeley Hawes added "I’m so pleased to be reuniting with the brilliant team behind Finding Alice for a second series. We’ve been honoured to hear from so many viewers who have related to Alice’s experience of grief, and look forward to sharing the next stage of her journey."
Once again the series created by Roger Goldby, Keeley Hawes and Simon Nye will be produced by Red Production Company in association with Bright Pictures TV, Buddy Club Productions and Genial Productions and Executive Producers will once again be Roger Goldby, Keeley Hawes, Simon Nye and Nicola Shindler alongside Sarah Doole for Red Production Company.
Finding Alice will return to ITV