Sky One Sets UK Premiere Date For ‘Agatha Raisin’ Season 2

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The second season of Agatha Raisin will receive its UK premiere on Sky One on Friday July 12th at 9pm with a double-bill, it has been announced.

Based on the novels by M.C. Beaton, Agatha Raisin follows PR guru Agatha Raisin, who gives up her successful career in London for a new “dream” life in the quiet village of Carsely, but soon becomes an amateur sleuth, entangled in mischief, mayhem and murder. The drama series is produced by Acorn Media Enterprises in association with Company Pictures and [email protected] and stars Ashley Jensen (Catastrophe), Mathew Horne (Gavin and Stacey), Matt McCooey (Doctors) and Katy Wix (Torchwood).

In the show’s six episode second season, having cleared herself of murdering her ex-husband, Agatha (Ashley Jensen, Catastrophe) returns from a disastrous trip to Cyprus. James (Jamie Glover, Endeavour) has gone AWOL. Once again, she is alone in the village of Carsely. The new episodes are based on the Beaton novels The Wizard of Evesham, The Curious Curate and The Fairies of Fryham, which were adapted by Julia Gilbert, Chris Murray and Chris Niel. Barry Ryan, David Walton and Guy Hescott are the producers, while Company Pictures’ Michele Buck executive produces. Acorn TV, who saved the series after it was cancelled by Sky, have ordered a third season.

TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.