Theatre, Film and TV  |  Aug 12, 2019

Succession season two premieres on Sky Atlantic

The second season of critically acclaimed series Succession returns to Sky Atlantic on Monday 12th August.

The highly anticipated second season is executive produced by Tony Roche, and co-executive produced by Georgia Pritchett and Jon Brown, with writing by Susan Stanton.

Following the trials and tribulations of the Roys, a global media family, Succession is a savagely funny look at the lives of those in power. Season one won universal critical acclaim and won the BAFTA Award for Best International Programme, received five Primetime Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

Tony Roche executive produced and wrote on the Succession series. He is a key member of the team responsible for the multi-award-winning comedy The Thick of It and its spin-off feature film, In The Loop which was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the Oscars. He also co-executive produced on four series of Veep.

Georgia Pritchett co-executive produced and wrote on the Succession series. She also wrote and co-executive produced on seven seasons of the HBO multi Emmy-winning show Veep.

Jon Brown is an acclaimed writer and show-runner. In addition to co-executive producing and writing on season two and season one of Succession, his original series Dead Pixels premiered on E4 in 2019 to widespread critical acclaim. He is currently writing a second season of Dead Pixels and is also working on a second feature film.

Susan Stanton wrote on Succession season one and two. She is developing new work with Yale Repertory Theater, South Coast Rep, and Ensemble Studio Theater.

Succession 2
will premiere at 9pm on Sky Atlantic on Monday 12th August, and will continue thereafter. Watch the trailer here.

Praise for Succession:

‘In case it’s unclear, Season 2 is extraordinary.’ The Atlantic

'Succession is still the best thing on TV.’ The Independent

‘With Season 2, Succession yields a meaningful understanding of what power can do and the privileges it strips away.’ Variety

‘One of the best shows on TV gets even better.’ Collider

‘Game of Thrones in Gucci loafers, it’s one of TV’s funniest shows to boot.’ The Guardian

'What do you mean you haven't seen Succession yet?' The Times