SAS Rogue Heroes has had its future confirmed, with the BBC renewing the historic drama for a second sequence.
With the sixth and last episode of the primary sequence airing tonight (December 4), followers puzzled if the British Military Particular Air Service origin story would return to screens, however its future was bolstered by a “sequel” caption within the finale.
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Creator Steven Knight, who has a BBC pedigree with reveals together with Peaky Blinders and Taboocelebrated the announcement of a second sequence, saying: “Following the roaring success of Rogue Heroes I am excited to begin the subsequent chapter within the story.”
He additional revealed that the subsequent batch of episodes would happen in mainland Europe, specializing in the SAS as they take a look at “the boundaries of their endurance”.
The sequence, which debuted to vital acclaim, stars Intercourse schoolingConnor Swindells as David Stirling, who develops the concept of a particular commando unit after a failed coaching train.
The solid additionally contains Jack O’Connell, Sofia Boutella, Tom Glynn-Carney, Theo Barklem-Biggs, Dominic West and Alfie Allen.
Lindsay Salt, director of BBC Drama, additionally welcomed the information by paying tribute to Knight, saying: “The improbable response and big iPlayer numbers for SAS Rogue Heroes is a testomony to Steven Knight’s unbelievable talent in turning our historical past into must-see fashionable tv.
“BBC viewers have actually taken this sequence to their hearts, and we’re delighted to be working with Steven and Kudos to deliver Rogue Heroes’ thrilling subsequent chapter to life.”
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Karen Wilson – government producer and joint managing director of Kudos Studios, which makes the present for the BBC – added: “We have been blown away by the response to the primary sequence and are so excited to deliver our SAS Rogue Heroes again for extra.
“Steven’s unbelievable storytelling has captivated audiences and there may be a lot extra story to inform – I am unable to watch for audiences to see what’s in retailer.”
SAS Rogue Heroes opened to an viewers of 9.4 million for its first episode, making it the third largest new drama launch of the 12 months for the BBC behind The vacationer and The answerer – each of which have additionally been renewed for a second sequence.
SAS Rogue Heroes out there to look at on BBC iPlayer. The second sequence will start filming in 2023.
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