THE Larkins fans will be excited to know that the series is back for a second season.

It proved a huge hit, but when is it returning?

When does The Larkins season 2 start on ITV?

ITV has announced that The Larkins is returning for a second series.

The new series kicks off on Sunday, October 16 at 8pm on ITV, and the ITV Hub.

The eagerly anticipated series will last for six episodes.

It's also thought there will also be a Christmas special episode of The Larkins.

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What is The Larkins about?

The series is an adaptation of H. E. Bates's 1958 novel Darling Buds of May, which was turned into a television series in the 1990s.

We return to The Larkins for series 2, set in the summer of 1959.

Pop, Ma and their many children including Baby Oscar are preparing for another riotous school holidays.

Only Mariette is missing, zigzagging across Europe on her honeymoon with Charley.

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Primrose is leaving school and planning a career as a journalist, and with Ma’s help she lands a job at The Mid Kent Times.

She’s also looking for love which comes in the handsome shape of Rev Candy, arriving in the parish much to the chagrin of gnarled old Vicar, who is determined to exploit his new housemate.

Who's in The Larkins cast?

Bradley Walsh continues leading the cast as pop Larkin, the head of the household and at the heart of the antics.

Wife Ma is still played by Bafta nominated actress Joanna Scanlan, who has appeared in The Thick of it, Puppy Love and No Offence.

Daughter Mariette is is now played by Joelle Rae, who replaces Bridgerton star Sabrina Bartlett who quit the show after a "disagreement".

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The rest of the cast includes:

  • Tok Stephen as Charley
  • Peter Davison as the Vicar
  • Maxim Ays as Reverend Candy
  • Kriss Dosanjh as Amelia Bulmore
  • Morgana Robinson as Pinkie Jerebohm
  • Robert Bathurst as Johnny Delamere
  • Francesca Wilson Waterworth as (Libby Fothergill
  • Barney Walsh as PC Harness

 

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