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Suspects to air new episodes in autumn and 2015 on Channel 5

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Channel 5 has commissioned more episodes of Suspects.

The broadcaster originally ordered 10 episodes of the semi-improvised crime drama and has aired five.

'Suspects' on Channel 5

© Channel 5


The five remaining instalments, plus some new episodes, will now form series two in the autumn, with an all-new third series also confirmed for 2015.

Ben Frow, Channel 5's Director of Programmes, said: "Suspects has been an incredible critical success for Channel 5, and praised for its innovative and game-changing approach to procedural drama.

"We're thrilled by the reaction and are excited about commissioning a further series for later in the year."

Channel 5's 'Suspects'

© Channel 5


Fay Ripley, Damien Molony and Claire-Hope Ashitey star in Suspects. Working without a traditional script, the cast improvise their dialogue and actions based on a detailed plot synopsis.

Devised by Paul Marquess (The Bill, Footballers' Wives), the series is Channel 5's first original drama for eight years.

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Watch a clip from Channel 5's Suspects below:

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