ITV has confirmed Martin Clunes’ Manhunt will return for sequence 2 a few ‘serial rapist with a 17-year reign of terror’.
Martin, 58, will reprise his function as DCI Colin Sutton for Manhunt II: The Evening Stalker, which is predicated on a real-life case.
Martin Clunes is returning for sequence two of Manhunt
Collection two is predicated on the previous London Metropolitan Police detective’s diaries and can see him pursue a serial rapist, “whose 17 yr reign of terror left hundreds of aged individuals in south east London dwelling in concern”.
Govt producer Philippa Braithwaite mentioned in an announcement: “We’re very happy that ITV have given us the chance to dramatise one other vital case that Colin Sutton was concerned in simply earlier than his retirement from the Pressure.
“His inquiry has a really completely different emphasis to the Bellfield case; the victims have been aged and the crimes have been unsolved for a few years.”
She continued: “The drama explores how Colin got here late to the inquiry and helped remedy it in a matter of weeks, taking an extremely harmful serial rapist off the streets.”
Martin performs actual life detective DCI Colin Sutton and will likely be pursuing a serial rapist within the second sequence
The primary sequence aired final yr and noticed DCI Sutton hunt for serial killer Levi Bellfield Credit score: ITV
Collection certainly one of Manhunt aired final yr and targeted on DCI Sutton’s hunt for serial killer Levi Bellfield, who killed Milly Dowler in 2002 and two others, Amelie Delagrange and Marsha McDonnell.
Filming for sequence two has already begun and can air someday subsequent yr.
The information comes after Martin revealed why his other ITV show, the beloved Doc Martin, has been cancelled after 16 years.
The series – which sees Martin play a squeamish surgeon in a sleepy village – will return for a tenth and ultimate season subsequent yr.
Martin’s different ITV present, Doc Martin will finish after sequence 10 subsequent yr Credit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Showing on Unfastened Ladies by way of video hyperlink in September, he defined: “All good issues have to return to an finish, and I am positive there are many individuals who aren’t followers of the present who assume it is terribly repetitive anyway. However we’re at large pains to not repeat ourselves.
“I simply assume we have kind of completed every thing. I imply, it could be so nice to simply kind of stick with it, however I do not assume we are able to preserve it nearly as good.”