ITV drama The Tower will return for a second season

ITV Police Procedure Tower is officially back for a second season.

After airing last fall, its three-part opener holds a stellar 100% rating on rotten tomatoesit is therefore not surprising to hear about this renewal.

Gemma Whelan will reprise her role as DS Sarah Collins alongside Tahirah Sharif, Emmett J Scanlan and Jimmy Akingbola’s respective officers.

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Title Tower II: Message of Deaththe action kicks off with Lizzie Adama [Sharif] returning to Farlow Station, where her boss and ex-lover DI Kieran Shaw [Scanlan] binds it with Arif Johar [Michael Karim].

Their first assignment is a domestic violence complaint; To mark [Charley Palmer Rothwell] is accused of hitting on his girlfriend Georgina [Rosa Coduri] and terrorizing their daughter Skye.

“Lizzie persuades Georgina to tell the truth about what Mark did to her, allowing Lizzie and Arif to stop her. However, once the case goes to court, Lizzie finds herself cross-examined on the stand, leaving all the case on a knife-edge,” a synopsis teases.

Elsewhere, Sarah has been transferred to Homicide Command, but her new DCI manager Jim Fedden is not the most welcoming man – and asks her to reopen the case of a missing schoolgirl on the day of Princess Diana’s funeral.

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“Sarah knows that Fedden has given her an impossible challenge, but she is going at it with typical determination and thoroughness. And, little by little, perhaps helped by the fact that she too was a teenager of her age. of Tania in 1997, she begins to uncover clues that previous investigations had overlooked.”

His investigation takes another turn, which brings him into the orbit of rookie cop Lizzie.

During the announcement, ITV’s head of drama Polly Hill had this to say: “It’s a real pleasure to be back in service Tower with an excellent cast and script by Patrick Harbinson and the team at Mammoth Screen.

“The characters, brilliantly created by novelist Kate London, have certainly resonated with our audience who are eager to find out what happens next.”

Tower II: Message of Death begins filming this summer.

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