‘The Syndicate’ to return for Series 2 in 2013

BBC One have announced that Kay Mellor’s drama The Syndicate will be back for a new series next year.

The first series concluded earlier this week, having attracted over six million viewers.

Starring Timothy Spall, Joanna Page, Matthew McNulty and Matthew Lewis, The Syndicate followed five lottery winners whose lives are turned upside down after they jointly win the lottery. The second series will follow the fortunes of a new group of lottery winners.

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Danny Cohen, Controller of BBC One, commented: “The Syndicate has been a big hit with BBC One viewers. I’m greatly looking forward to seeing what Kay Mellor and the team dream up for a new set of lottery winners.”

Writer Kay Mellor added: “I am thrilled by the response of viewers to The Syndicate. I enjoyed every minute I worked on the series, from the writing of the scripts to working on set.”

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