Martin Clunes returns in ITV crime thriller

Martin Clunes will repeat his role as detective Colin Sutton in Manhunt 2: The Night Stalker.

Manhunt’s first series, televised in 2019, centered on the murder of French student Amelie Delagrange.

In the upcoming second series, Clunes as Sutton investigates another case based on real life circumstances that were copied from the policeman’s diaries.


Martin Clunes returns as Colin Sutton in Manhunt 2: The Night Stalker (Image: ITV)

What is Manhunt 2: the Night Stalker about?

The police pursue a terrible serial rapist in the four-part drama Manhunt 2: The Night Stalker.

His crimes, committed over 17 years, terrified thousands of elderly people in south east London.

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The producers hope that Manhunt 2 will be as popular as the first series, which was seen by nine million viewers.

ITV confirmed that a second series was commissioned in November 2020.

At the time, producer Philippa Braithwaite said, “The drama examines how Colin was late for the investigation and helped solve it within weeks by taking an incredibly dangerous serial rapist off the street.”

Manhunt 2: When does Martin Clunes' ITV drama start and who is in the cast?
Colin Sutton’s investigation helped bring Levi Bellfield to justice (Image Credit: ITV News)

When does Manhunt 2: the Night Stalker start on TV?

A start date for Manhunt 2: The Night Stalker has not yet been set.

But avid viewers have noticed that the channel aired a brief ad for the drama. This suggests that a broadcast date will likely be announced very soon.

And according to reactions on social media, fans can’t wait to get started.

The drama examines how Colin was late for the investigation and helped resolve it within weeks.

One person tweeted a few days ago (Friday, June 25): “Series 1 was terrific.”

Another TV viewer added, “I found the first series really interesting and Martin Clunes did a great job.”

And a third person agreed, “I’ve seen them advertise it on TV. Really good first series and Martin Clunes shows what a versatile actor he is in it. “

Manhunt 2: When does Martin Clunes' ITV drama start and who is in the cast?
Manhunt 2 is slated to air on ITV soon (Image: ITV)

Who else in the cast of Manhunt 2 besides Martin Clunes?

Several actors from Manhunt 2 are listed on imdb.com.

However, the actor who plays Delroy Grant – the Night Stalker himself – is not identified.

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Nevertheless, in addition to Martin Clunes, Ian Conningham, Diveen Henry and Edward Llewelyn are among the actors.

They are joined by Sule Rimi and Kirris Riviere.

Neither of these actors appeared in the first series of Manhunt, but Diveen and Sule both play cops who help with the case.

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