Chortle is reporting the third series of BBC Two comedy Mum is to be its last The cast have just finished shooting their emotional last scenes of the Bafta-winning comedy, written by Him & Her creator Stefan Golaszewski.
Series two culminated with the recently widowed Cathy, played by Lesley Manville, revealing her feelings for love interest Michael (Peter Mullan) but her son Jason hostile to their relationship.
The news comes after star Lisa Mcgrills who plays Jason’s ditzy but loveable girlfriend Kelly tweeted her upset at having to say goodbye to the show
With a lump in my throat and a heavy heart, Its impossible to believe that today is the Last day EVER filming #Mum what a joy it has been and boy oh boy are you in for a treat. @bigtalk @bbccomedy @kentonallen @SamSwainsbury
— Lisa McGrillis (@LisaMcGrillis) November 2, 2018
A spokesperson for producer Big Talk confirmed to Chortle that ‘the new series will be the finale and transmission will be next year’.
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Mum’s final series is expected early next year on BBC Two