EXCLUSIVE: Whitstable Pearl has been greenlit for a third season by AMC streaming platform Acorn.
The British crime drama stars After Life‘s Kerry Godliman in the lead role and is based on the mystery novels by Julie Wassmer.
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In Season 3 of the show from Crime producer Buccaneer, Godliman returns to build her private detective business, finding herself involved in more diverse investigations, including reopening an infamous local cold case and the death of a famous food critic. She’s aided and abetted by her outspoken, feisty mum Dolly and still going strong with boyfriend Tom, but it’s navigating her complex relationship with DCI Mike McGuire that still proves Pearl’s most challenging case
Howard Charles returns as DCI Mike McGuire and other returning cast members include Frances Barber as Dolly, Robert Webb as Tom Grant, Isobelle Molloy as Ruby Williams and Sophia del Pizzo as DS Nikki Martel.
Mike Walden (Marcella) returns as writer for season 3 alongside Sarah Louise Hawkins (Miss Scarlet & the Duke), Joe Ainsworth (Sanditon), Ciara Conway (Holby City) and Kit Lambert (Death in Paradise).
“I’m thrilled that Whitstable Pearl will be returning for a third season, as are those all around the world who have taken this series to their hearts – together with its magical setting,” said Wassmer.
Distributed internationally by Cineflix Rights, the Acorn TV oiginal will begin production in Whitstable, England in March 2024. The series will exclusively premiere on Acorn TV in North America, New Zealand, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
The producer of the series is Debbie Pisani. Executive producers are Tony Wood and Richard Tulk-Hart for Buccaneer, Catherine Mackin and Bea Tammer for Acorn Media Enterprises (Acorn TV), Øystein Karlsen, Mike Walden and Wassmer.
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