‘Chilly Ft’ will return for a brand new collection subsequent yr.
The favored present returned to ITV in 2016 after a 13-year absence, and it is proved such a success with viewers because the reboot that bosses have determined to fee it for one more instalment subsequent yr after the final collection, which concluded two weeks in the past, noticed Adam Williams (James Nesbitt) break up from his girlfriend Tina Reynolds (Leanne Finest) after admitting he’d had an affair together with his colleague Sarah Poynter (Amy Huberman).
Senior Drama Commissioner Victoria Fea stated: “The nation’s love affair with ‘Chilly Ft’ continues, and we’re thrilled to announce a brand new collection for 2018.”
The brand new six-part collection will go into manufacturing subsequent spring in Manchester and it has been confirmed that the primary solid James, Hermione Norris, Robert Bathurst, Fay Ripley and John Thomson – who performs Karen Marsden, David Marsden, Jenny Gifford and Pete Gifford respectively – will likely be returning to proceed their story.
The present’s author Mike Bullen defined: “I am delighted that viewers nonetheless really feel invested within the lives and loves of our imperfect heroes.
“And I am excited that we’re being given the chance to inform the following chapter of their tales. We have got loads of trials and tribulations in retailer for them as they navigate their approach by way of center age, and various laughs and tears alongside the best way.”
The script for the brand new collection has already been written and Large Discuss Manufacturing – who’re producing – have teased that the brand new instalment just isn’t one to be missed.
Government Producer and CEO of Large Discuss Productions Kenton Allen stated: “It was an actual privilege for Large Discuss to be entrusted with the revival of ‘Chilly Ft’, a present we have been all large followers and admirers of. So we’re completely thrilled to be making a 3rd collection of this iconic present, following the wonderful response to the final collection. Mike has simply delivered the primary script of the brand new collection and…all will likely be revealed in 2018.”