Brassic season 2 - All we know about return of hit Sky One comedy starring Joe Gilgun and Michelle Keegan

Vinnie, Erin, Dylan and the Brassic gang are back causing more mayhem in Hawley. Discover more about season 2 including when it's back on TV now.

By Sophia Moir Published: 14 April 2020 - 3.48pm
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The Brassic gang is back in Hawley!

The comedy drama earned rave reviews when it premiered in 2019, building up a loyal fan base thanks to its trademark mix of the hilarious, ridiculous and deeply poignant, with critics calling it the “new Shameless”.

Co-created by Joe Gilgun (who plays Vinnie) and BAFTA-winning writer Danny Brocklehurst, Brassic is back for a second season on Sky One, with all the main cast returning as the gang of hapless mates who thieve, bribe and joyride their way through life.

From when it’s back on our TV screens to the first look trailer, here’s all we know about Brassic season 2 so far.

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Brassic season 2 release date and how to watch in the UK

All episodes of Brassic season 2 are available on Sky One with NOW TV from Thursday, May 7.

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Season 2 first look trailer: The gang is back!

Michelle Keegan to Joe Gilgun - season 2 cast in a nutshell

It’s been confirmed that all of the main cast are back for Brassic season 2. That's the leader of the gang Vinnie (Joe Gilgun), motivated single mum Erin (Michelle Keegan) and Vinnie's best mate Dylan (Damien Molony).

The returning cast also includes champion kebab eater Cardi (Tom Hanson), gay Traveller Ash (Aaron Heffernan), the sexually liberated Tommo (Ryan Sampson), and garage owner JJ (Parth Thakerar). 

It will also see the return of Dominic West as Vinnie’s blundering GP.

Series two will see new faces join the cast including John Thomson (Cold Feet) and Bill Paterson (Fleabag).

Brassic season 2 plot: Vinnie in hiding after Terence McCann drama?

The official description for season 2 of Brassic doesn’t reveal many clues as to what’s in store for the gang, reading: “Season 2 picks up a few months after the events that took place in the season 1 finale. 

“Together the Brassic gang embark on even bigger and bolder misadventures around the fictitious rural town of Hawley in Lancashire.”

The description for episode 1 reads as follows: "In the first episode, Vinnie has been hiding out in his weed shed since faking his own death to escape from local gangster Terrance McCann. 

"Tommo and Erin need his help and try to lure him out of hiding with a new business proposition and together with the lads they plot to rob a travelling circus. 

"With the help of a disgruntled clown, Mr Popov (played by John Thomson), the gang aim to make this theft a ‘roaring’ success..."

There are some clues hidden in the first trailer for season 2 of Brassic. Firstly we know Vinnie’s in hiding, adopting an elaborate disguise - including new bleached hair. It also looks like Terrence McCann (Ramon Tikaram) employs Vinnie as a professional thief, after discovering Vinnie’s not dead after all at the end of season 1.

Also, we see Dylan (Damien Molony) kissing another girl in the trailer. Does that mean things are over with him and Erin (Michelle Keegan) after the events of season 1? Or that their relationship is on the rocks after Jake (Anthony Welsh) proposed to her? 

And in an interview with HeyUGuys, Gilgun hints that the trouble in Vinnie’s life continues into season 2: "There's no second album syndrome at all, we just hit the ground running. Naturally Vinnie gets into a ton of sh*t again, everything he steals is wrong and he never makes a penny from. He's long suffering is our Vinnie."

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Brassic season 3: There's more mayhem in store...

It was confirmed in February 2020 that Brassic will be back for a third series, thought to be airing on Sky One in 2021.


Brassic season 1 is streaming on NOW TV. All episodes of Brassic season 2 are available on Sky One with NOW TV from Thursday, May 7.

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