‘Utopia’ Series 2 begins filming

The second series of Channel 4’s conspiracy thriller Utopia has begun filming.

Original cast members Fiona O’Shaughnessy (Jessica Hyde), Alexandra Roach (Becky), Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Ian), Adeel Akhtar (Wilson Wilson), Oliver Woollford (Grant), Paul Higgins (Dugdale), Neil Maskell (Arby) and Geraldine James (Milner) are all returning for Series 2.

New cast members include Tom Burke (The Hour), Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones), Trystan Gravelle (Mr Selfridge), Michael Maloney (New Worlds) and Ian McDiarmid (Star Wars).

Series 1 aired on Channel 4 earlier this year and the second series was commissioned in March.

> Buy Series 1 on DVD on Amazon.

The six new episodes will again be directed by Marc Munden (The Devil’s Whore).

Creator Dennis Kelly has hinted that “a lot of people will die” in Series 2.

The Series 1 soundtrack album was released earlier this month.

> Buy the album on Amazon.

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