The Tower was a ratings and critical success in 2021, leaving fans hungry for a second instalment. With the crime drama based on a trilogy of hit novels by Kate London, there was even a future all mapped out.
But as star Gemma Whelan, who plays DS Sarah Collins, approached the second series, she admits she was very much in the dark about what would happen next. “I haven’t read the books!” the Game Of Thrones star confesses with a laugh.
“I started reading and got very confused as to what was in the script, and what was in the book, as there are differences. So, I decided that as I’ve got two children, including a very young baby, my priority had to be to learn my lines!”