Miss Scarlet & The Duke renewed for Season 2!

Miss Scarlet (Kate Phillips) and The Duke (Stuart Martin)

Almost to the day one year after the inital broadcast of Miss Scarlet & The Duke on British channel Alibi, fans of the Victorian crime drama have finally received the happy news that it was officially renewed for Season 2 by PBS Masterpiece.

“I’m absolutely thrilled at the news that Miss Scarlet & The Duke will be back for a season two. I have so much in store for Duke, Eliza and her crew. With even more action, adventure and of course a nice big dollop of romance, it’s going to be a cracking season. The fans are going to love it.”

In a recent interview with Salon, show creator further added about her plans for Season 2: “I would have lots of things in store for Rupert and how he’d navigate his domineering mother, and try and have some semblance of a happy life.”

We are happy to say that Andrew Gower will reprise his role as Rupert Parker in Season 2!

However, the news come with a bittersweet tang as it was also confirmed that fan favourite Declan O’Dwyer (who directed Season 1) had to leave the project due to a scheduling conflict. He will be replaced by Steve Hughes.

Also dropping out are A&E International, which launched the series as its first global scripted co-production in 2019. Season will be co-produced by Element 8 Entertainment and PBS Masterpiece with PBS overseeing international distributions.

“Miss Scarlet & The Duke was an instant fan favorite. Our audience couldn’t resist its light-hearted tone and the appealing characters so wonderfully portrayed by Kate Phillips and Stuart Martin. We’re delighted the show will return for a second season.”

Andrew Gower as Rupert Parker, Miss Scarlet’s friend and investor