Australian drama 800 Words quickly became popular with UK viewers after two seasons of the show aired on BBC One in 2018.

The show hooked viewers with its tale of a newspaper columnist who relocates his family to New Zealand after the sudden death of his wife, and now UK audiences are wondering when the third series will be released.

So, want to find out everything we know about season 3? Keep reading…

800 words on BBC

When will series 3 of 800 words be on the BBC?

So far there is no official news as to when 800 words season 3 will air on the BBC.

Series 3 began airing on the Australian network Channel Seven on September 12th 2017 and concluded in October 2018 after a mid-series break.

This means that the third series has already been shot, so hopefully, it won’t be too much longer until it is shown on British shores.

Screenshot: 800 Words on BBC

Who will star in season 3 of 800 words?

You’ll be happy to know that all of your favourite 800 words characters will be returning for season 3, with George Turner and his family back leading another series.

The cast list for season 3 includes series veterans Erik Thompson, Melinda Vidler, Benson Jack Anthony, Michelle Langstone, Rick Donald and Emma Leonard.

Anna Jullienne, Jonny Brugh and John Leigh will also reprise their roles in the third series.

800 words on BBC

Is there going to be a season 4 of 800 words?

Sadly it seems that the third season of 800 words will be the show’s last.

After airing the season 3 finale in 2018, it was revealed that the show had been cancelled and would not return for another series.

In August 2018, Erik spoke to TV WEEK about the end of the series, saying: “800 Words could have run for more seasons. The plan was to jump ahead a year to see how things panned out, but that’s not going to happen, unfortunately,”.

Screenshot: 800 Words on BBC

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