Full of shocking plot twists, intense action and the same offbeat comedy that made series one a success, The Tourist, written by Jack and Harry Williams is set to return January 2.


December 8, 2023 – Stan, Australia’s unrivalled home of original productions, today released the trailer for the second season of The Tourist, which will see the return of BAFTA and Golden Globe award nominated Jamie Dornan (Belfast, The Fall) and Danielle Macdonald (Unbelievabe, Dumplin, Stan Original Series Poker Face). The six-part thriller is created and written by Jack and Harry Williams (The Missing, Baptiste, Fleabag) and produced by the award-winning Two Brothers Pictures. 

To watch and share the trailer, click here: https://youtu.be/Jh0fiTkZCv0

Set against the striking backdrop of Ireland, Elliot (Jamie Dornan) and Helen (Danielle Macdonald) are confronted by friends and foes. As they attempt to uncover the secrets of Elliot’s past, they are soon dragged into a longstanding family feud where they face the dangerous consequences of his past actions. ​

Jamie Dornan as Elliot
Jamie Dornan as Elliot

Season two introduces a raft of new characters including Detective Ruairi Slater (Conor MacNeill, Industry, The Fall), Niamh Cassidy (Olwen Fouéré, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Northman) and the McDonnell family – Donal (Diarmaid Murtagh, Vikings, Outlander), Orla (Nessa Matthews, Fair City), Fergal (Mark McKenna, Sing Street, One of Us is Lying), and Frank (Francis Magee, Kin, Then You Run).

Danielle Macdonald as Helen
Danielle Macdonald as Helen

The brand new season of the Stan Original Series The Tourist is a Two Brothers Pictures (an All3Media company) production for the BBC, in association with Stan, ZDF and All3Media International, and created and written by Harry Williams and Jack Williams (The Missing, Baptiste, Fleabag). Fergus O’Brien (Happy Valley, Gentleman Jack) directs the opening block with Johann Perry (Happy Valley, Gentleman Jack) as DOP, while Lisa Mulcahy (Blood, Years and Years) and Kate Dolan (Kin, You Are Not My Mother) direct blocks two and three respectively. Alex Mercer (Inside Man, Crossfire) is producer, with Louise Kiely (The Banshees of Inisherin, Normal People) as casting director. Executive producers are Harry and Jack Williams, Sarah Hammond and Daniel Walker for Two Brothers Pictures, with Nawfal Faizullah for the BBC, and Jamie Dornan. Stan Executive Producers are Cailah Scobie and Amanda Duthie. International sales will be handled by All3Media international.

The second season of The Tourist joins Stan’s unrivalled summer slate for another year of must-see Stan Originals including Stan Original Film Jones Family Christmas, the brand new season of Bump, Prosper starring Richard Roxburgh and Rebecca Gibney, and Revealed: Ben Roberts-Smith Truth on Trial.

The brand new season of the Stan Original Series The Tourist premieres January 2. Every episode of season one is now streaming, only on Stan.

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About Two Brothers Pictures:

Two Brothers Pictures was set up by BAFTA and Golden Globe nominated writers and producers ​ Harry and Jack Williams in 2014. Producing quality scripted television in the UK and internationally, Two Brothers Pictures is one of the most exciting and successful production companies in the UK. The London based independent, which joined the All3Media family in February 2017, has produced some of TVs best loved shows including Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Emmy & Golden Globe winning, modern cult classic, Fleabag (for BBC Three and Amazon), much talked about drama Liar (ITV), the hugely successful Baptiste (BBC One) and their most recent release The Tourist starring Jamie Dornan and Danielle Macdonald (BBC, Stan andHBO Max), which became the most watched new show on BBC iPlayer in 2022.


About All3Media International:

All3Media International distributes popular, award-winning TV programmes to over 1,000 broadcasters and media platforms around the world. The company has been celebrated for producing, marketing and distributing quality, ground-breaking and pioneering shows to a global audience – consistently topping the Broadcast and Televisual annual Indies Surveys and we have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of our growth – twice. Our catalogue contains over 20,000 hours of content across all genres. As well as Britain’s top-selling drama series Midsomer Murders, our quality scripted content includes Fleabag, All Creatures Great and Small, It’s a Sin, Trigger Point, The Tourist, Mystery Road, and Van Der Valk as well as the The English, starring Emily Blunt. Our Non-Scripted content slate includes premium factual documentaries such as Who Is Ghislaine Maxwell? and Fever Pitch: Rise of the Premiere League as well as various factual entertainment titles including Escape to the Chateu, Great British Menu and Four in a Bed, and also representing some of television’s most beloved brands from Monty Don, Alan Titchmarsh, Gordon Ramsay, Mary Beard and Grayson Perry. Our celebrated formats include The Traitors, Gogglebox, Undercover Boss, This is your Life, Lingo, The Dog House and Race Across the World and we also represent an extensive list of successful scripted formats including Liar, Blood, Cheat and Queer as Folk. ​ 


About ZDF:

ZDF (Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen) is Germany’s national public television broadcaster. It is run as an independent non-profit corporation under the authority of the Länder, the sixteen states that constitute the Federal Republic of Germany. The nationwide channel ZDF has been broadcasting since 1st April 1963 and remains one of the country’s leading sources of information. Today, ZDF also operates the two thematic channels ZDFneo and ZDFinfo. In partnership with other public broadcasters, ZDF jointly operates the internet-only offer funk, the German channels PHOENIX and KiKA, and the European channels 3sat and ARTE. https://www.zdf.de/zdfunternehmen/factsandfigures-100.html 



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