Great news, BEING HUMAN fans! BBC Three’s award-winning and critically acclaimed drama series is set to return for a fourth series next year.
Following the gripping series three finale – in which overnight figures show 1.1m viewers watched Mitchell fall victim to the wolf-shaped bullet – series four will see the aftermath as the housemates return to their home in Barry Island. The series will also introduce some new faces following the success of recent guest artists Lacey Turner, Robson Green and Michael Socha.
Becoming Human, Being Human’s exclusive online extension drama also made by Touchpaper Wales, has also moved from online to BBC Three for its final episode airing on Sunday 20 March at 9.00pm. This is BBC Three’s most successful multiplatform commission, with over 1.5m views on the red button and online to date.
Being Human is written by Toby Whithouse (Torchwood, Doctor Who) and the fourth series will be produced by Philip Trethowan. Executive Producers are Toby Whithouse, Rob Pursey, Touchpaper Television, and Eleanor Moran, for BBC Cymru Wales.
Harry Lansdown, Acting Controller, BBC Three, says:
“Being Human’s brilliant mixture of fantasy and everyday life continues to provide must-see, ground breaking drama for BBC Three, and I’m delighted to announce a fourth series for 2012.”
Toby Whithouse, Creator and Executive Producer, says:
“We were overwhelmed by the response to series three, and so we’re absolutely thrilled that the BBC have given us this opportunity to continue our show into a fourth year. We’ve got another intense and epic story lined up for you, with some new faces and old, and even more horror and mayhem and mugs of tea. I can’t wait to get started.”
Rob Pursey, Executive Producer, Touchpaper Television, says:
“Being Human feels like it’s taken on a life of its own now, and we are delighted. I’ve never known a drama develop such a strong relationship with its audience. We’re very excited to be making a fourth series.”
Eleanor Moran, Executive Producer, BBC Cymru Wales, says:
“Following such a dramatic finale, I am thrilled to have Being Human return for a fourth series.”
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