The Salisbury Poisonings is a BBC series based on the facts that became the biggest overnight new-drama launch of the channel in six years in the United Kingdom. The show was then picked by AMC+ to air exclusively for its United States audience. It narrates the true and incredibly unfortunate of the Novichok Poisonings 2018 and the subsequent Amesbury Poisonings. It additionally describes the impact of this tragic incident on the affected community, with the fans of the series binged on all the episodes of the first season in one go. This article consists of everything that you need to know about the Salisbury Poisonings Season 2.
The first season of the series premiered on October 1, 2020, on AMC+, as it consists of four episodes, and all of them landed on the same date on the platform. Before the release of the project in the United States, it aired on BBC from June 14, 2020, to June 16, 2020. It is a limited series covering the entire incident and all the repercussions of it in a single season. Therefore, there are almost zero scopes for a follow-up edition. So it can be assumed safely that the second season of the series is canceled.
Cast of Salisbury Poisonings Season 2
It features an excellent ensemble cast and portraying real people affected by the tragedy. The major characters in the series are:
- Marie-Anne Duff, as Tracy Daszkiewicz, the former Director of Public Health of Wiltshire Council.
- Stella Gonet
- Melanie Gutteridge
- MyAnna Buring
- Ron Cook
- Johnny Harris as Charlie Rowley
- Rafe Spall as the Detective Sergent
The Salisbury Poisonings narrates the astonishing real story of how an unpredictable tragedy can shatter a community into pieces. It also narrates how public services and ordinary residents react to a crisis that lands on their doorstep out of nowhere. We would like to give you a bit of the background into the real incident that inspires this tale. In the year 2018, it became the focal point of an unprecedented national emergency. The entire world witnessed as the British city faced one of the biggest political events of the 21st century.
Even though we are already aware of the strategy, we still do not know the stories of the people who have emerged as heroes amid the crisis. After a failed assassination attempt on Sergei Skripal, the double agent and spy, and his daughter Yulia, the authorities discovered that a fatal, poisonous nerve agent called Novichok was used to contaminate the city.