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13/11/2017

ITV Recommissions 'Bad Move'

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ITV has recommissioned a second series of Bad Move.

The comedy stars Jack Dee and will return in 2018 with a run of six new episodes.

Bad Move stars Jack Dee as Steve and Kerry Godliman as his wife Nicky, a married couple on their second marriages and who have decided that moving to the countryside from the city is the answer to their dreams... but is it?

Joining the pair for the new series are neighbours Matt (Miles Jupp) and Meena (Manjinder Virk), local rock star Grizzo (Seann Walsh), father in-law Ken (Philip Jackson) and local shopkeeper Shannon (Sue Vincent).

Jack Dee said: "I'm naturally delighted that I'll be working again with the brilliant Bad Move cast. The show has clearly struck a chord with a great many viewers and we are very much looking forward to dumping more country life problems on Nicky and Steve in series 2."

Saskia Schuster, ITV's Comedy Commissioner, added: "The charms of country life will no doubt continue to elude Steve and Nicky, as their rural domesticity brings increasing aggravation and tribulation. We'll be seeing a lot more of Steve's unguarded responses to daily small scale irritations, which will of course escalate to become his and Nicky's undoing. Will he never learn?"

Andrew Beint, Managing Director, Open Mike Productions, commented: "We can't wait to see what happens to Steve and Nicky in series 2 and are thrilled once again to be working alongside the brilliant writing talents of Jack and Pete and everyone in the ITV comedy team."

Series 2 of Bad Move is commissioned by ITV Comedy Commissioning Editor Saskia Schuster. The comedy is written by Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair and produced by Open Mike Productions with Andrew Beint as Executive Producer.

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