The pilot episode of King Gary first dropped on BBC in 2018. The episode was exceptionally well received, which led to BBC ordering a full season. The first season of ‘King Gary’ was released in January of 2020. The show was a resounding success, and it captured the imagination of the viewers. In an interview with The Guardian, star, and co-writer Tom Davis said that it was important for them to showcase the working class in the show, as they are often overlooked. So this show was a way to celebrate them. And as a surprise to everyone, BBC announced a special Christmas episode just in time for the holidays. The show has aired the special Christmas episode on 23rd December. The special was received positively by the viewers. Fans have wondered since if there will be a second season?
King Gary Season 2: Will There Be a Second Season?
The first season of ‘King Gary’ dropped on BBC IPlayer in January of 2020 for the audiences to binge. And the show was a resounding success. It led BBC to renew the show for a second season. After the news, Tom Davis, in an interview, said they were blown away by the amazing response they had to the first season of the show. He also added that he was humbled by the fact that the show resonated with so many people. And he can’t wait to be able to bring the show back to our TV screens.
When Does ‘King Gary: Season 2’ Start Filming?
The entire world is shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic. So it begs the question of when the sitcom might start filming its second season? In an interview with the media outlets, Tom Davis said that the filming would start after the crew gets tested. He noted that television is running out of content rapidly, which is troubling.
King Gary Season 2: Release Date and Cast
‘King Gary‘ stars Tom Davis as the titular character. It also stars Laura Checkley as ‘Terri King,’ and she has featured in all the episodes of the show, Camille Coduri as ‘Denise King’, and she has featured in 8 episodes of the show. Simon Day as ‘Big Gary King’ who also has featured in episodes of the show, Roy Martin Thorn as King Gary’s worker who has only featured in one episode. Riley Burgin as ‘Teddy King’ and he has featured in 6 episodes.
The show also stars Romesh Ranganathan as ‘Stuart Williams,’ and he has featured in 6 episodes, Neil Maskell as ‘Winkle’ and he has featured in 4 episodes of the show, George Lasha as ‘Voytec’ and he has featured in 3 episodes, Miranda Hennessy as ‘Chloe Ferdinando’ who has featured in 3 episodes, Mim Shaikh as ‘Wayne,’ has also been in 3 episodes. Jay Simpson as ‘John the Butcher’ has also been in 3 episodes of the show. It also has Ninette Finch as Mrs. Watson has also been featured in 3 episodes of the show. The show also stars Emma Sidi and Lisa Mcgrillis as ‘Anne’ and ‘Mad Kay’ respectively. And both of them have featured in 2 episodes each.
Although there has not been any official word on when BBC might air the second season, star Davis in an interview, said: “I don’t know when it will go out.” So fans shouldn’t expect a quick turn around.