Channel 4 comedy Year of the Rabbit will take viewers back to Victorian London for a second six-part series.
Matt Berry once again plays no nonsense hard-hitting boozer detective Rabbit, joined by his hopeless partner Strauss (Freddie Fox) and the country’s first ever female police officer, the tenacious Mabel (Susan Wokoma).
The unlikely trio come together to help fight crime in London’s East End, with the end of series one seeing them face their biggest foe Lydia (Keeley Hawes).
After initially fooling everyone, by feigning feelings for Strauss and getting Mabel to join her secret female society, Lydia’s plot to take down London was stopped by Rabbit and the gang.
Series two sees Rabbit, Strauss and Mabel called to an audience with the Queen and given a secret job, but with Lydia still at large, the gang need to be prepared for anything.
The series was co-written by Matt Berry, Andy Riley and Kevin Cecil and produced by Objective Fiction out of OMG Scotland.
Matt Berry said he looked forward to Inspector Rabbit fighting crime again, he said: “This time he’ll deal with all sorts of unearthly forces, including the Royal Family! Victorian London is presently very much where it’s at.”
Head of Comedy at Channel 4, Fiona McDermott said: “Year of the Rabbit is one of the most glorious, gutsy and audacious comedies on TV, made by a fantastic cast and crew who relish every detail. We're thrilled to welcome it back.
“Here's to more absurd capers in the dark underbelly of Victorian London.”