Nowhere to Run | No second series for Vicky Jones's Sky comedy © HBO

Nowhere to Run

No second series for Vicky Jones's Sky comedy

Sky’s rom-com thriller Run will not be returning for a second series.

American broadcaster HBO has decided not to renew the show, written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s regular collaborator Vicky Jones.

It starred Merritt Wever as Ruby, a woman leading a dull suburban existence until she receives a text from her old flame, Billy (Domhnall Gleeson), prompting her to flee her family for a cross-country adventure.

In a statement to Deadline, HBO said: ‘After exploring potential ways of continuing Ruby and Billy’s journey, together with showrunner Vicky Jones, we have come to the decision that we will not be moving forward with a second season of Run.’

The series was largely praised by critics, with the New York Times calling it ‘a jittery, often darkly funny ride, propelled by a hellbent, coal-fired plot engine’ and The Guardian praising its ‘no man's land of delicious suspense.’

Waller-Bridge was among the executive producers and had a recurring role in Season 1.

Published: 11 Jul 2020

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