Guilt aired its first series on BBC Two and BBC Scotland last year and has now been given a second season. The first starred Mark Bonnar and Jamie Sives as two brothers who become riddled with guilt after one night changes their lives forever. Here’s everything we know so far about Guilt season two.
WARNING: This article contains spoilers from Guilt.
When is the release date for Guilt season 2?
Guilt was recently renewed for a second series but as of writing this article, a release date has not been announced.
Filming is expected to start in Scotland later this year with the four-part series to air sometime in 2021.
When next year it will arrive on our screens will depend on when the show can start filming as there are still some delays in the entertainment industry thanks to the worldwide lockdown.
Controller at BBC Two Patrick Holland said: “Neil Forsyth’s Guilt was a dark gem in last year’s schedules and I am delighted that the team is returning for a new series.
“It was a real treat to have Neil’s sharp writing and the wonderful performances, weaving a brilliant tale of lies, deception and skulduggery.
“Audiences across the UK await series two with relish.”
Who is in the cast of Guilt season 2?
Actor Mark Bonnar, best known for Line of Duty and Casualty, is expected to return as Max and In The Dark’s Jamie Sives as Jake.
So far, there has been no official confirmation in regards to the cast.
But as Bonnar and Sives portray the two lead characters, it is more than likely they will make a comeback to the show.
Other cast members who may return include Bill Paterson, Sian Brooke, Ruth Bradley, Ellie Haddington and Emun Elliot.
What is the plot of Guilt season 2?
Guilt is about two very brothers, played by Bonnar and Sives, who are united by guilt when they accidentally run over and kill an old man while driving home from a wedding.
In the darkly comic drama, the brothers decide to cover up the murder out of sheer panic.
But to ensure they are not caught, they must dodge suspicions from the man’s friends and families who think his death was not an accident.
Head of Multi-Platform Commissioning at BBC Scotland, Steve Carson said: “Guilt was, without a doubt, one of the highlights of our year on BBC Scotland and we’re thrilled to bring it back for a second series.
“Neil Forsyth’s ability to marry comedy and drama together and the brilliant cast that brought his scripts to life made for compelling viewing and made Guilt a must-see moment on TV and BBC iPlayer.
“With guilt finally catching up with the characters at the end of the last series, who knows what direction Neil will take them in the new series?”
Guilt season 1 is available to watch on Amazon Prime.