ITV’s Scott & Bailey back on the case

ITV has ordered a fourth season of detective drama Scott & Bailey.

Scott and Bailey

Scott and Bailey

Produced by Red Production Company and filmed in Manchester, the new series starring Lesley Sharp, Suranne Jones and Amelia Bullmore will go into production during spring 2014.

Bullmore will also write four scripts for the new series.

Co-creator and writer Sally Wainwright will executive produce the new series with Nicola Shindler.

Scott & Bailey is based on an idea by Jones and fellow actress Sally Lindsay, who plays Bailey’s sister Alison in the drama.

Red Production Company is also behind a new three-part drama for ITV called Prey.

Source: ITV