Channel 4's No Offence to tackle far-right extremism as its confirmed for a third season
Channel 4 has recommissioned No Offence for a third season and confirmed the synopsis.
The show was created by Shameless mainman Paul Abbott and follows D.I. Viv Deering and her team from Friday Street station as they try to tackle all manners of criminal miscreants, will return in 2018.
Joanna Scanlan will return to star with Utopia's Alexandra Roach, The Paradise's Elaine Cassidy and Will Mellor, perhaps best known for his roles in Hollyoaks and Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, all back on board.
The synopsis for the third season is as follows:
"This third series kicks off with the attempted assassination of a local politician by a new Far Right group – an attack which has devastating consequences for the Friday Street team. There's no time for tears, though, as not only is the maniac still on the loose but the politicos are turning the situation to their advantage. Viv and Friday Street find themselves pawns in a political chess match, which is the last thing they need as incidents of hate crime soar in the city."
"Viv's never had it so tough and finds she must deploy every weapon in her arsenal to keep her team together and restore peace to a community wracked with political and xenophobic uncertainty."