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TIME and THE RESPONDER to return for a second series on BBC One and iPlayer

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The BBC have announced today that both Jimmy McGovern‘s TIME and Tony Schumacher’s THE RESPONDER are re-commissioned for a second series.

THE RESPONDER was the second biggest new drama of 2022 so far, launching with nearly 10 million viewers across 30-days. It will once again be set and filmed in Liverpool.

TIME filmed in Liverpool was both a critical and ratings hit in the UK and one of 2021’s highest performing new dramas with nearly 12 million viewers over 30-days for the series overall. While casting is set to be announced, the second series will welcome a new cast and be set in an all-female prison.

Speaking on the matter Chief Content Officer, Charlotte Moore said: ‘The BBC is on fire creatively and the return of four of our biggest dramas over the last year demonstrates the sheer scale and range of storytelling on the BBC!’

Series One of both THE RESPONDER and TIME are available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

Published: 22nd March 2022