McDonald & Dodds Series 3 confirmed with Jason Watkins & Tala Gouveia

McDonald & Dodd’s Series 3 has been confirmed by ITV, and both starring Jason Watkins and Tala Gouveia are returning.

Jason Watkins, who plays DS Dodds in the cozy Somerset detective drama, said: “I’m very excited to be returning to Bath for the third series of McDonald & Dodds.


Jason Watkins is thrilled to make McDonald & Dodds (Credit: ITV)

“Tala and I are very happy about a partnership for which the audience obviously has affection.

“It is gratifying that we were able to bring some sunshine during these difficult times.

“I’m looking forward to filming in the beautiful city of Bath and solving Dodds’ puzzles with Lauren McDonald. I’m preparing for more fries in butter! “

Tala Gouveia on McDonald & Dodds Series 3

Tala Gouveia, who plays DI McDonald, added, “Can’t wait to start filming again and see what adventure writer Robert Murphy takes us on next!

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“Jason and our wonderful cast members are always a pleasure to work with. Bring the third series! “

The third series will feature three new crime novels for the couple to solve.

Commented creator Robert Murphy, who was also behind Vera, Shetland, DCI Banks, “It is a real privilege for me to return to Bath to re-enter the world of McDonald & Dodds and our other regular characters.

“I’m really excited to be able to solve more puzzles and explore the deepening and fun relationship between our two main characters.”

Guest stars at McDonald & Dodds

In addition to the main stars of the show, there is guaranteed to be a list of outstanding guest stars for Series 3.

Well-known names like Martin Kemp, Patsy Kensit and Rob Brydon have appeared in previous series.

Martin Kemp plays in McDonald & Dodds on ITV1
Martin Kemp was one of the best known guest stars at McDonald & Dodds (Credit: ITV)

When does the McDonald & Dodds series 3 run?

Filming will begin in summer 2021. A broadcast date will be announced shortly.

The first and second series can be viewed via the Britbox streaming platform.

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