Bloodlands cast revealed for series 2 of BBC One drama | TV News

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Bloodlands series 2 has arrived on BBC One – here’s a full run down of who’s on the cast.

The first series aired in 2021 and ended with shocked viewers after revelations about the complex character of DCI Tom Brannick and what his future might entail.

A teaser for the new second series shares: “When the murder of a crooked accountant unravels a trail of greed that threatens to expose his identity as legendary assassin, Goliath, DCI Tom Brannick and the accountant’s widow, Olivia Foyle must keep each other dangerously close.

“As they try to solve the riddle her husband left behind, and become more and more immersed in the puzzle of each other, Tom and Olivia draw in Tom’s fellow officers DS Niamh McGovern, DCS Jackie Twomey and DC “Birdy” Bird, as well as Tom’s daughter, Izzy until deceit and betrayal force Tom to question just what lengths he will go to, to keep his legacy intact.”

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James Nesbitt plays Tom Brannick
Lorcan Cranitch plays Jackie Twomey
Charlene McKenna plays Niamh McGovern
Lola Petticrew plays Izzy Brannick

Chris Walley plays Birdy
Victoria Smurfit plays Olivia Foyle
Diarmaid Murtagh plays Robert Dardis

The new series of Bloodlands currently airs Sunday nights on BBC One at 9PM.

A teaser for the second instalment shares: “The search for Robert Dardis leads Tom and Niamh to an abandoned house. Tom takes advantage of the unfolding situation to deceive his colleagues and try to find out more, but a heated confrontation leads to a fatal mistake. Tom’s relationship with Olivia deepens as each recognises the value the other has in their search for the gold.”

You’ll also be able to watch episodes online and catch up via iPlayer where series one is currently available on demand.

The new series has six episodes which will air weekly.

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