The second season of Doctor Foster will premiere on BBC One on Tuesday September 5th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Doctor Foster tells the story of the Gemma Foster, a trusted GP, the heart of her village and a woman people can trust. The drama series, which was originally commissioned back in 2014, was created by The Town scribe Mike Bartlett and is set up at The Honourable Woman indie Drama Republic. Across its first season, the series averaged a consolidated audience of 8.2 million viewers, making it the highest rated new TV drama of 2015. The finale, meanwhile, managed 10.1 million viewers.
The show’s second season, which consists of five episodes, is set to tell the next exhilarating chapter in Gemma’s story. Two years ago Doctor Gemma Foster (Suranne Jones) dramatically exposed her husband’s betrayals and he left town. Now Gemma’s life is destabilised once again when Simon (Bertie Carvel) returns. Sherlock helmer Jeremy Lovering directed the new season, Kate Crowther served as the series producer. The executive producers are Roanna Benn, Jude Liknaitzky, Mike Bartlett and Greg Brenman for Drama Republic and Matthew Read for the BBC.
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