The first image from the upcoming series “Time” reveals Jodie Whittaker, Tamara Lawrance, and Bella Ramsey donning prison-issue tracksuits. In this follow-up to the previous series of the same name, Whittaker, known for her role in “Doctor Who,” Lawrance from “The Silent Twins,” and Ramsey from “The Last of Us,” portray three inmates in a women’s prison in the U.K. Acclaimed writer Jimmy McGovern returns to pen the second season of the anthology-style show, with some actors from the first season, including Siobhan Finneran as prison chaplain Marie-Louise, reprising their roles. Co-written by Helen Black and directed by Andrea Harkin, the series promises an engaging exploration of prison life and its characters.
New Cast Members along with Bella Ramsey and Setting of “Time” Season 2
The upcoming series “Time” welcomes several new additions to its cast, including Sophie Willan (“Alma’s Not Normal”), Julie Graham (“Shetland”), Alicia Forde (“Waterloo Road”), Lisa Millett (“The A Word”), Kayla Meikle (“The Capture”), James Corrigan (“This Is Going to Hurt”), Nicholas Nunn (“Clique”), and Maimuna Memon (“Sherwood”).The story is set in the fictional high-security prison Carlingford, where three new inmates, Kelsey (played by Bella Ramsey), Orla (played by Jodie Whittaker), and Abi (played by Tamara Lawrance), arrive on the same day to begin their sentences.
Despite the initial shock and violence, the trio soon discovers a sense of community and understanding in their new environment.The first season of “Time” starred Sean Bean as a man adjusting to life in prison following a car accident, with Stephen Graham portraying prison officer Eric McNally.Reemah Sakaan, CEO of BritBox International, expressed her admiration for Jimmy McGovern’s work on the first series of “Time” and the upcoming second season, highlighting the exceptional cast and compelling storytelling. Sakaan looks forward to sharing this remarkable lineup of talented British actresses with viewers in North America.
All About Production in “Time” Season 2
The production of “Time” Season 2 is led by producer Mark Hedges, with Priscilla Parish, Michael Parke, and Andrew Morrissey serving as executive producers from BBC Studios. Lucy Richer represents the BBC as an executive producer, while Jimmy McGovern is also involved in the production.The second season of “Time” is produced by BBC Studios in collaboration with BritBox North America. Additional funding and support have been provided by the Liverpool Film Office. BBC Studios is responsible for handling global sales of the series.