Is there going to be a second series of Finding Alice?

The ITV drama had viewers hooked, but will we ever get all the answers?

The cast from ITV's Finding Alice
(Image credit: ITV)

ITV drama Finding Alice had viewers gripped from the very beginning as Alice’s whole world came tumbling down after she lost her husband Harry. With the UK in its third lockdown, it’s perhaps no surprise that people have been increasingly absorbed by the latest thrillers, mysteries and period dramas hitting our screens. From Regency-era Bridgerton to heist drama Lupin, there have certainly been some pretty amazing shows landing on streaming platforms and on TV. 

And if you haven't already watched Finding Alice, then you're in for a treat as it's certainly up there as one of the most watchable shows of this year so far. Starring Keeley Hawes, Joanna Lumley and Nigel Havers, amongst many others, the talented cast bring the show's grief, secrets and revelations to life in spectacular style. 

Fans of a cliffhanger ending won’t be disappointed by the series finale, which left more than a few unanswered questions. 

But whether or not we’ll ever get the answers depends on if there's going to be a Finding Alice second series...

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What is Finding Alice about?

Finding Alice follows widow Alice, played by Keeley, who must process her beloved husband Harry’s death. Grief-stricken, Alice struggles with feelings of loss, disorientation and abandonment, whilst trying to settle into the brand new dream home he designed. 

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And if that wasn’t difficult enough to handle, it seems that despite being married for 20 years, Alice didn’t know Harry quite as well as she thought. Before long, some pretty unimaginable secrets emerge for her to contend with - things that she could never have believed Harry would keep from her.

Is there going to be a second series of Finding Alice?

Speaking on The One Show before the show finished about the possibility of a Finding Alice second season, actor Joanna Lumley (who plays Alice's mother, Sarah) has been reported as revealing: "I don't know yet, because it hasn't quite finished airing, and I think that it hasn't been commissioned yet. So we keep our fingers crossed like all these things.”

“You just never know what's in the offing,” she told presenter Alex Jones, but said that she was “so thrilled” to be a part of the series.

Joanna Lumley in Finding Alice

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Whilst Isabella Pappas, who plays Alice’s daughter Charlotte, recently opened up to about how she felt when she read the ending of the script.

‘I felt shock,’ she said. “And then I felt like I needed to know what happens next.”

“You want more which I think is good because then that opens it up. It would be amazing if we did season two.”

ITV has yet to officially announce a Finding Alice second series. However, given the success of the drama and its seriously shocking cliffhanger ending, there is definitely scope to follow Alice’s story a little further. After all, how else will viewers finally learn the full truth?

But it seems that for now, we’ll just have to keep our fingers crossed!

Emma Shacklock
Emma Shacklock

Emma is a Senior Lifestyle Writer with five years experience working in digital publishing, ranging from book publishing to magazines. She currently looks after all things Lifestyle for Woman&Home, GoodToKnow and My Imperfect Life.

Before she joined Future Publishing, Emma graduated from the University of Warwick with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Comparative Literary Studies. After leaving education, she started out her publishing career in the world of books, working as a Publisher for an independent digital publisher specializing in back-list and debut commercial fiction novels. With a huge book list and a passion for bringing the best stories to the broadest audience possible, Emma filled her spare time with reading the latest best-sellers and catching up on hit adaptations.

In 2017 she joined TI Media as a fiction writing coordinator on Woman’s Weekly and Woman’s Weekly Fiction as part of the features team. From here, she used her love of books, working to bring short stories to our dedicated readers and began writing for the books pages of Woman, Woman’s Own and Woman&Home, as well as online features ranging from genre round-ups to travel pieces for 

After honing her skills, Emma branched out online in 2020 when Future gave her the opportunity to focus on digital-first. When she’s not writing about the next big lifestyle trend, she enjoys cooking, long walks and watching as many crime dramas as she can!