Filming begins on The Gold S2
Filming begins today, 8 January, on the second series of The Gold starring Hugh Bonneville.
The BBC One, 6 x 60’ drama is written by Neil Forsyth and inspired by the true story of the 1983 Brink’s-Mat robbery and the decades-long chain of events that followed.
The second series explores what happened to the other half of the gold and the criminal fortune that it created.
Charlotte Spencer, Emun Elliott, Tom Cullen, Stefanie Martini and Sam Spruell are among the other returning cast. The shoot will run for four months and involves some overseas locations.
At the time of the recommission news, writer Forsyth, who also exec produces, said: "I am delighted that we have been given the opportunity to tell the rest of the Brink's-Mat story, which sees the consequences of the robbery and its aftermath grow only more surprising, dramatic and far-reaching, both in Britain and around the world."
Forsyth’s prodco Tannadice Pictures, a joint venture with Objective Fiction, produces. Patrick Harkins directs; Charlie Leech produces. Ben Farrell exec produces for Tannadice and Nick Lambon for the BBC.
Image via BBC and Sally Mais.
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