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Latest news on new series of the Sky Atlantic drama

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Gangs of London is at the moment being repeated on Sky Atlantic however will there be a series two?

When and the way can I watch it? Here’s every part you’ll want to know!

Gangs of London will return for series two in 2022 (Credit: Sky Atlantic)

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Gangs of London series two: when will it begin?

Sky Atlantic has recommissioned Gangs of London for a second series.

The upcoming series is because of air in 2022.

Actor Sope Dirisu defined the second season of Gangs of London is ready to enter manufacturing inside “the subsequent few months”.

The actor has spoken of his pleasure at working on the second season.

He informed the Press Association: “I haven’t [seen any scripts] however we hope to enter manufacturing in the subsequent few months, COVID allowing.”

It’s no shock the series was recommissioned.

It grew to become Sky Atlantic’s largest ever authentic drama launch, greater even than Chernobyl and Save Me.

Zai Bennett, Sky UK’s Managing Director of Content, stated: “Gangs of London is Sky’s most binged premiere box-set this yr.

“It’s the largest authentic drama launch on Sky Atlantic of the previous 5 years.

“It’s darkish, harmful and we’re thrilled it’s coming again for a second series.”

How can I watch it?

Gangs of London series two will air on Sky Atlantic and on the streaming service NOW.

Sky Atlantic are at the moment repeating series one of the drama, starting Wednesday April 28 2021 at 9pm.

BAFTA has nominated the nine-part series for 2 awards.

The first series is at the moment obtainable to observe in its entirety on Sky Atlantic.

Each episode is just below an hour lengthy.

Marcella star Ray Panthaki stars as Jevan Kapadia in Gangs of London (Credit: Sky Atlantic)

Marcella star Ray Panthaki stars as Jevan Kapadia in Gangs of London (Credit: Sky Atlantic)

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Gangs of London series one: what’s all of it about?

The series was first seen a yr in the past and went on to turn out to be one of Sky Atlantic’s largest hits of 2020.

It’s a violent, trendy nine-part thriller from Gareth Evans, the Welsh director chargeable for the 2011 martial arts movie The Raid.

Critics described it as “extra Guy Ritchie than Top Boy”.

The series tells the story of London being torn aside by the turbulent energy struggles of its worldwide gangs.

A hitman assassinates the head of London’s strongest crime household, which creates a sudden energy vacuum.

Gangs of London explores the explosive fallout following the assassination of highly effective mob boss Finn Wallace.

Son Sean then fights to take care of management amongst fierce opposition.

Former Peaky Blinder forged member Joe Cole heads the forged as Sean Wallace.

His Dark Materials star Lucian Msamati stars, as does former EastEnders and Marcella actor Ray Panthaki.

I May Destroy You’s Paapa Essiedu seems, alongside Games of Thrones’ Michelle Fairley.

Gangs of London series two: what we all know up to now!

The first run of episodes wrapped up a quantity of storylines, but in addition left a number of threads purposefully dangling.

Scriptwriters posed a number of large questions, particularly associated to Finn’s enigmatic “traders” whose (largely) unseen presence forged a darkish shadow over the first season.

The present’s co-creator and author Gareth Evans informed Sky News: “We have to attend and see, however there’s actually scope and availability there for the story threads to be picked up once more and for these journeys to proceed.”

Director Xavier Gens additionally informed Den of Geek that he expects “a new, large antagonist” to debut in the second season.

He stated: “We have to create a new one as a result of the physique rely of the first season is sort of elevated!”

What occurred at the finish of series one?

The first season of Gangs of London ended with many main characters in hassle.

Ed Dumani shot Marian who feigned demise, however she really survived the gunshot wound and located an surprising ally in Floriana, Finn’s mistress.

Elsewhere, Shannon and Sean found Elliot’s id as an undercover cop, resulting in Shannon taking the life of his handler Vicky.

In a last twist, Elliot betrayed Sean, capturing him on the orders of the Investors, who’d threatened the lives of each Shannon and her son.

Some followers are satisfied that, regardless of taking a bullet to the head and apparently being declared useless by the police, Sean Wallace should still be alive…

Sky Atlantic is at the moment repeating Gangs of London series one, starting Wednesday April 28 2021 at 9pm.

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