Damon Beesley’s 1980s sitcom White Gold is returning to BBC Two for a second series.
Series stars Ed Westwick, Joe Thomas and James Buckley will all be l donning their shiniest suits once more to continue their raucous exploits as Essex’s most notorious double glazing salesmen.
The first series charted charismatic but corrupt salesman Vincent Swan’s (Westwick) fall from grace as he lost his job, wife, and house in his bid for professional glory.
Can he rescue everything with one final gamble in a race to placate the tax man? Viewers will find out in series two where Vincent and the Cachet Windows team delve deeper into Essex’s criminal underworld.
Shane Allen, Controller, BBC Comedy Commissioner, said: “Vincent Swan charms his way back on screen alongside this outstanding ensemble cast for another series.
“The reaction to the first series has been terrific, with an enormous audience boost from the iPlayer box set release.
“In series two, the swindles spread abroad to cover the Spanish timeshare apartment gold rush. Expect to see Ed Westwick in some tight swimming trunks.”
Writer Beesley added: “It’s both an honour and a pleasure to be working with the BBC again on a second series of White Gold.
“I like to think of it as selling them a series two conservatory to go with their series one patio doors. I’m especially looking forward to watching re-runs of Top of the Pops ’85 for ‘research’.”