Guest cast announced for Murder, They Hope | Including Sandi Toksvig, Isy Suttie and Hugh Dennis © UKTV

Guest cast announced for Murder, They Hope

Including Sandi Toksvig, Isy Suttie and Hugh Dennis

A raft of familiar comedy names will be making guest appearances in the new series of comedy murder mystery Murder, They Hope, broadcaster Gold has announced.

Joining the cast of the second series are Hugh Dennis, Vicki Pepperdine, Sandi Toksvig, Sally Phillips and Isy Suttie.

And Sarah Hadland, Shobna Gulati, Jason Manford and Lee Mack will also be returning to reprise their series one characters.

Written by comedian Jason Cook, the series stars Johnny Vegas and Sian Gibson and former coach tour employees who decided to open a private detective agency.

In the second series, to air later this year, they will investigate a poisonous pastry scandal, a murderous Bunnyman and a coach-driving serial killer.

Other familiar faces making guest appearances are Sherrie Hewson, Dan Renton-Skinner , Danielle Vitalis, Tamzin Outhwaite,  Ramon Tikaram, Ellen Thomas, Philip Jackson, Youssef Kerkour Claire Skinner, Joe Tracini, Andrew Ellis and Cole Anderson-James.

Details of what roles the new guest stars are playing have not been revealed.

The series is a spin-off from the feature-length episodes Dial M for Middlesbrough, Murder on the Blackpool Express and Death On The Tyne.

Murder, They Hope production credits

Made by: Shiny Button
Written by: Jason Cook
Directed by: Ed Bye and Sarmad Masud
Series producer: Andy Harvey
Executive producers: Mollie Freedman Berthoud and Andy Brereton.

Published: 30 Jun 2022

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