Cult comedy This Country is to end after the forthcoming third series.
The BBC mockumentary – which stars siblings Charlie and Daisy May Cooper as cousins Kerry and Lee ‘Kurtan’ Mucklowe – will come to a close after the upcoming season, which begins next month.
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A tweet on the official BBC Three Twitter page read: “#ThisCountry The third and final season. Starts Monday 17th February, 7pm, @BBCiPlayer. (sic)”
However, some fans have been left devastated after hearing the news.
One replied: “N0 THIS CANNOT BE THE LAST SERIES!!! WHY OH WHY OH WHY!!?? IT’S AMAZING, WE HAVE TO HAVE MORE! (sic)”
N0 THIS CANNOT BE THE LAST SERIES!!!
WHY OH WHY OH WHY!!??
IT’S AMAZING, WE HAVE TO HAVE MORE!
— David Ward (@DavidWa28957772) January 21, 2020
But another has high hopes the final series will go on forever.
They tweeted: “Final? Noooooooooo. It best be like 100 episodes long! (sic)”
After first springing to screens in 2017, the comedy series follows the cousins on their lives in rural Britain.
The third and final season. Starts Monday 17th February
The show won two BAFTAs in 2018, for Best Scripted Comedy, and Daisy nabbed an award for Best Female Comedy Performance.
The cast were left heartbroken last year following the death of 33-year-old co-star Michael Sleggs – who played Slugs in the series – after he lost his battle with a long-term illness.
Daisy and Charlie previously opened up on his death and how it was hard to film the upcoming series without Michael.
Charlie said: “It was tough having to do it without him because he’s such a huge part of the show both on-screen and behind-the-scenes.
“He embodied the spirit of the whole thing, so his absence was really hard. He had such a great sense of humour.”
Daisy added: “He definitely wanted to be in it. He wanted it to be funny.
“His family really wanted that and [said] that we should mention it [his death] in a funny way. I hope that we’ve made him proud.”
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