Miss Scarlet and the Duke gives fans major season two update - new photo, release date and more

Miss Scarlet and the Duke gives fans with major season two update

Are you looking forward to more episodes of the murder mystery series?

Eve Crosbie

Good news, Miss Scarlet and the Duke fans! Filming for the Masterpiece murder mystery drama's much-anticipated second season is officially underway.

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The official Masterpiece PBS Twitter account announced the exciting update with a new teaser photo of Peaky Blinders actress Kate Phillips and Jamestown's Stuart Martin back in costume as the titular characters. See it below!

"Everybody's favorite Mystery! solving, will-they-won't-they, duo is back on the case and back in production! Here's your first look at Season 2 of #MissScarletPBS," they captioned the post, which fans quickly flocked to.

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"OMG YESS!!!!!" one said, while another added: "Eeeek!!! I love this show!" A third wrote: "Can't wait - adore this show and the banter between Eliza and William."

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What's more, the show's bosses have also shared with fans when they can expect the new episodes to hit screens. While production has only just kicked off in Belgrade, Serbia, viewers will be able to settle down to watch the new season in 2022

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PBS released a first look photo of season two to mark the beginning of filming

"The story continues with Scarlet, the first female detective of London, attempting to expand her private firm with the help of her childhood friend, professional colleague, and potential love interest Duke," the official statement from PBS read, while former The Crown star Kate teased that season two is set to be "richer and more playful than ever."

"It's like no time has passed at all. We've slipped right back into the same old Duke and Eliza dynamic," she added.

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Earlier this year, series creator and writer Rachael New opened up about how Eliza and the Duke's will-they-won't-they-romance will progress in the new season, telling Indie Wire: "I'm a romantic at heart. I'd like to think they're in love with each other… but [Eliza] is not ready to settle down. She'd make a terrible wife!"

The former Grantchester writer has since remained tight-lipped on details, but when season two was commissioned in April, she did hint that the slow burn romance might be speeding up slightly, telling the press in a statement: "I have so much in store for Duke, Eliza and her crew. With even more action, adventure and of course a nice big dollop of romance, it's going to be a cracking season." 

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