The Secrets She Keeps season 2: Paramount+ release date

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Australian psychological thriller series The Secrets She Keeps has returned for a second season

The Secrets She Keeps is an Australian thriller series written by Neighbors and Home and Away screenwriter Sarah Walker.

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The first season aired in Australia in April 2020 and came to the BBC in July of the same year. The second season was released last month.

The series is fictional but was reportedly inspired by a disturbing real-life crime committed in Britain.

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The secrets she keeps

Is The Secrets She Keeps based on a book?

The Secrets She Keeps is based on the novel of the same name by Australian crime writer Michael Robotham.

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Robotham was a journalist for fourteen years, writing for newspapers and magazines in Australia, Europe, Africa and America.

He has ghostwritten several non-fiction books and written more than a dozen crime novels, including The Secrets She Keeps, which was published in 2017.

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The Secrets She Keeps was inspired by the abduction of a baby from a Nottingham hospital in 1994 by a woman posing as a nurse.

What is The Secrets She Keeps about?

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Set in Sydney, the show follows two women, Agatha and Meghan, from very different backgrounds, both of whom have deeply hidden secrets.

In the first season, Meghan gave birth to her son, but Agatha kidnapped the child and went on the run.

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The season ended with the baby being returned to its mother and Agatha being imprisoned.

The official Season 2 synopsis states: “Two years after Agatha Fyfle kidnapped her baby, explosive mysteries will propel Meghan Shaughnessy on a catastrophic and ultimately fatal course, while Agatha’s new obsession causes them to collide in ways no one could have predicted can.”

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Laura Carmichael returns as Agatha in Season 2

In the new season, a podcaster will also delve into Agatha’s case and more mysteries will come to light.

Despite Agatha’s imprisonment, the lives of the two women become more closely linked as the series progresses.

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Who is in the cast of The Secrets She Keeps Season 2?

  • Laura Carmichael as Agatha Fyfle
  • Jessica De Gouw as Meghan Shaughnessy
  • Ryan Corr as Simon Beecher
  • Cariba Heine as Grace
  • Henry McWilliam as Lachlan Shaughnessy
  • Eva Greenwood as Lucy Shaughnessy
  • Jenni Baird as Rhea
  • Heather Mitchell as Jenny
  • Lewis Fitz Gerald as Gov
  • Michael Sheasby as Hayden Cole
  • Todd Lasance as Jack Shaughnessy
  • Miranda Frangou as Lorelei
  • Danielle Cormack as Vicky Michaelson
  • Todd Lasance as Jack Shaughnessy
  • Miranda Frangou as Lorelei
  • Danielle Cormack as Vicky Michaelson

When is The Secrets She Keeps Season 2 on TV?

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The first season of The Secrets She Keeps came to BBC One in July 2020.

Season 2 is available to stream now in the UK on Paramount Plus. There are six episodes in each season.

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It has not been confirmed if season two will come to BBC One like season one.

The entire first season is now available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

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Will there be a season 3?

Network Ten has not confirmed if a third season of the show will be commissioned. Watch this space for updates on the fate of The Secrets She Keeps Season 3.

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