‘Scott & Bailey’: Series 3 start date confirmed

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ITV has announced that the third series of crime drama Scott & Bailey will begin next month.

> Order Series 3 on DVD on Amazon.

Suranne Jones (A Touch of Cloth) and Lesley Sharp (Starlings) return to their roles as crime-fighting duo Scott and Bailey, joined by Tracie Bennett (Coronation Street), Nicola Walker (Spooks), Danny Miller (Emmerdale) and George Costigan (Homefront).

The opening episode of Series 3 will air at 9pm on Wednesday 3 April on ITV and when a worried neighbour knocks on Janet’s (Lesley Sharp) door, she can only guess at the horrors to come. Meanwhile, newly wed Rachel (Suranne Jones) longs to be single while Janet realises her own marriage is over.

Written and co-created by Sally Wainwright (Last Tango in Halifax), the new series also sees the return of Amelia Bullmore (Ashes to Ashes) as Detective Chief Inspector Gill Murray. Amelia has also written episodes 6 and 7 of the new series.

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