Utopia Series 2 confirmed by Channel 4

Channel 4’s Utopia gets “imaginative, outrageous and brilliantly intriguing” second series

Fiona O'Shaughnessy as Jessica Hyde in Utopia Series 1
Fiona O’Shaughnessy as Jessica Hyde in Utopia Series 1

Despite the poor ratings of Utopia‘s first series, Channel 4 have comissioned a second run from the controversial near-future thriller, hopefully to resolve some of those linger plot threads.

“Thanks to the extraordinary creativity of Dennis Kelly, Marc Munden and the team at Kudos, the first series of Utopia shocked and delighted critics and fans by turns,” said Channel 4’s head of drama Piers Wenger.

“We are thrilled to announce the further adventures for Utopia‘s eclectic cast of characters which are already shaping up to be more imaginative, outrageous and brilliantly intriguing than the first.”

Chief Executive of Kudos Film and TV Jane Featherstone added: “The phenomenal audience response to Utopia over the six-week run was hugely rewarding for everyone involved.

“We are chuffed to bits that Jay, Piers and Sophie at Channel 4 have asked us to make another series of Utopia as this means we all get the chance to watch as Dennis unravels his unique and imaginative world even further. I can’t wait!”

Pick up Utopia Series 1 on DVD for £14 or Blu-ray for £17.50 from Amazon.co.uk.