ITV SERIES The Bay gripped audiences back in 2019, and now it is returning for more.
Morven Christie once again heads up the cast as DS Lisa Armstong.
The Bay gripped ITV viewers in 2019 and now it is back for 2021Credit: KUDOS/Itv
Will there be a second series of The Bay?
On May 3, 2019 ITV confirmed The Bay would be back for a second season.
The show will return next Wednesday, January 20, 2021.
You can catch it from 9pm on ITV.
You can watch episodes after they have aired on the ITV Hub.
The Bay is back for a second seriesCredit: KUDOS/Itv
Who will be in the cast of The Bay series two?
The show brings back DS Lisa Armstong played by Morven Christie, her boss DI Tony Manning (Daniel Ryan), and colleagues Med (Taheen Modak), DS Alexander Stewart (Simon Manyonda) if we get a season two
Lisa’s children Abbie (Imogen King) and Rob (Art Parkinson), and her mum Penny (Lindsey Coulson) are also coming back.
The show has a new plot, so Jonas Armstrong who played Sean Meredith, may not return – his character is also likely to be in prison.
Series one of The Bay focused on missing teenagers Holly and DylanCredit: ITV
What will happen in The Bay series two?
Series two begins with Lisa Armstrong at a low ebb: forced to do menial police work whilst she watches Med go from strength to strength.
But a new case involving a shocking murder within a loving family brings Lisa unexpectedly back into the front line.
She must get under the skin of a new family and prove her worth; to her colleagues, to her family and to herself.
Morven Christie would return at DS Lisa Armstrong in a second seriesCredit: ITV
What happened in series one of The Bay?
WARNING: Contains spoilers for series one.
The show kicked off with the DS Lisa Armstrong on a night out where she had sex with local man Sean Meredith in an alleyway.
Then, there was news that local teenagers Holly and Dylan had gone missing – Lisa was assigned to their case and Sean was their dad.
In the background we saw Lisa’s daughter get involved with dealing drugs for local man Vincent.
Lisa’s son Rob was also involved in a dangerous online dare game.
Dylan’s body was found washed up on the beach – and Holly’s bag was found in the sea.
Later, vulnerable adult Nick was accused of knowing what happened to the twins – Sean and his twisted brother-in-law Ryan took him hostage, with Ryan beating him to a pulp.
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Nick later revealed he had helped Holly hide as she was frightened after Dylan’s death and she was found in the old derelict lido.
We also found out that Sean and Ryan had been transporting drugs in the fishing boat.
Holly revealed she was pregnant – but wouldn’t say who the father was, and then confessed to killing Dylan.
But this isn’t what happened, and Sam admitted to killing Dylan.
The Bay’s police force finally search Sean Meredith’s boat and discover drugs