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Will there be a Vigil series 2? Latest on the hit BBC One drama

Vigil season 2 rumours about BBC One show

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Vigil has wrapped up its first series on BBC One and fans already want to know if there will be a second.

The series is made by World Productions (Line Of Duty, Bodyguard) and has been written and created by Bafta-nominated writer Tom Edge (Judy, The Crown, Strike) with episodes by Ed Macdonald (The End Of The F***ing World) and Chandni Lakhani (Dublin Murders).

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The first series starred Suranne Jones (Gentleman Jack, Doctor Foster) as DCI Amy Silva who led an investigation into a death on-board a Trident nuclear submarine.

Will Vigil return for series two?

At the time of writing BBC One has yet to confirm what's in store for Vigil.

Series 2 of Vigil hasn't been officially announced - but sources say talks are underway for more after hit ratings for the first run.

A source shared with The Sun newspaper: "The Beeb knew they had a hit on their hands. So they’ve been in discussion for some time with its creators, World Productions, about a potential follow-up.

“Now those plans are likely to progress at speed, with a view to Vigil II being commissioned."

Watch this space for more!

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Watch Vigil on TV and online

Vigil series 1 premiered on BBC One on Sunday, 29 August at 9PM and aired weekly on Sundays.

The full series is available to watch online via the BBC iPlayer here.

A full teaser for the first series reveals: "The mysterious disappearance of a Scottish fishing trawler and a death on-board a Trident nuclear submarine bring the police into conflict with the Navy and British security services.

"DCI Amy Silva leads an investigation on land and at sea into a conspiracy that threatens the very heart of Britain’s nuclear deterrent."

Alongside Jones, the cast features Rose Leslie, Shaun Evans, Martin Compston and Paterson Joseph.

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Also on the cast are Anjli Mohindra, Connor Swindells, Adam James, Gary Lewis, Stephen Dillane, Lolita Chakrabarti, Daniel Portman, Lorne MacFadyen and Lauren Lyle.

Picture: BBC One

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