You might be familiar with Stephen Graham and Daniel Mays from their roles in gritty dramas like Line of Duty, Peaky Blinders, Save Me, and Des, but the pair have shown their lighter sides to tickle the nation’s funny bones in Sky Original comedy, Code 404.

Following the huge success of the first two series of Code 404 - season 1 was Sky’s fastest-binged original comedy boxset ever, and season 2 was the biggest season launch in the history of the Sky Comedy channel - Graham and Mays continue to practise their comedy chops in Code 404 season 3.

Here's everything we know so far about Code 404 season 3, including the confirmed UK release date on Sky Comedy and NOW, the show’s plot, cast and characters list, how to watch the trailer, and more.

What’s the release date of Code 404 season 3?

Code 404 season 3 is released in the UK on Sky Comedy and NOW on Thursday 4 August. You’ll be able to watch all six half-hour episodes from this date.

Code 404 season 1 premiered in June 2020, followed by season 2 in September 2021. 

In the US, Code 404 is available on streaming service Peacock.

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Who’s in the cast of Code 404 season 3?

Code 404 season 3 welcomes back Daniel Mays as the AI-enhanced “supercop” DI John Major and Stephen Graham as his long-suffering partner DI Roy Carver, along with Anna Maxwell Martin as Kelly. 

Rosie Cavaliero, Michelle Greenidge, Richard Gadd, Amanda Payton, Tracy-Ann Oberman and Michael Armstrong also return. 

This series also introduces to the cast Vinette Robinson as Professor McAllister and Daniel Lawrence Taylor as journalist Searle.

What’s the plot of Code 404 season 3? 

On limited duties pending an investigation into their last case, Detective Inspectors Major and Carver find themselves at an all-time low. 

So, when one of their own within Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is murdered, Major and Carver become hellbent on solving the case and proving their worth. 

But it’s bigger than they thought... They discover they’re dealing with a twisted serial killer whose sights are now set on them. 

With lives at stake, they need to work together, but tensions run high and fractures in their partnership begin to worsen. Can they hunt them down before it’s too late?

Is there a trailer for Code 404 season 3?

Yes, you can watch the Code 404 season 3 trailer here: 

Who created Code 404?

Code 404 is written by Daniel Peak and directed by Al Campbell. 

It’s co-produced by Kudos, part of Banijay UK, and Water & Power Productions, in association with Sky Studios. Code 404 is executive produced by Phil Temple and Sam Myer, and Tom Miller as series producer. 

Stream every episode of Code 404 season 3 on Sky Comedy with NOW from Thursday 4 August. 

Stream Code 404 seasons 1-2 now.