Human nurture

Thursday, February 26, 2009 by

The BBC has announced Being Human has been recommissioned.

The show, currently airing on BBC3, will return next year for a second series.

Danny Cohen, Controller BBC3 says: “I’m thrilled that we are recommissioning Being Human. It’s hugely popular with young viewers and earned great critical acclaim at the same time.

“It’s also a very important staging-post in the successful development of home-grown young drama on BBC3.”

Ben Stephenson, Controller BBC Drama Commissioning, added: “I am very excited Being Human is returning for a second series. It’s a distinctive modern series that has captured the imagination of the BBC3 audience in terms of strong viewer loyalty and critical acclaim, signalling a real breakthrough for drama on the channel.”

Rob Pursey, Executive Producer for Touchpaper Television, says: “‘We already have some very exciting, very dark new stories up our sleeves, so we’re delighted to have the opportunity to make a second series of Being Human.

“BBC3 has been a brilliant platform for us to mount an unusual and ambitious drama.”


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