When will the third series of The Fall be on BBC Two?

Following the gripping cliff-hanger of The Fall series 2, stellar and award-winning lead cast Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan will return as Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson and serial killer Paul Spector for a third and final series this Autumn.

The popular psychological thriller will continue the story following the critical and ratings success of season two, which gained a series average of 3.3 million viewers and 12.5 percent share of the audience, making it one of BBC Two’s highest performing dramas of 2014. The season finale was watched by 3.6 million consolidated viewers with a 12.7 percent share.

Ben Stephenson, Controller, BBC Drama, says: "The story is far from over. Allan has known the end game from the beginning - the cat and mouse game between Gillian and Jamie has one last act to play out. Who will win?”

The 5 part series will return to Belfast as the complex relationship between Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson and Paul Spector intensifies and the story of the investigation into the murders becomes more complex and intricate. No official broadcast date has been confirmed however The Version has learned it is due to begin early November.

Gub Neal, Producer, Artists Studio, says: “It’s thrilling to be continuing the story between Stella Gibson and Paul Spector. A third season gives Allan Cubitt and Artists Studio a chance to pursue the investigation in a way that few crime dramas ever do and complete a cycle of events which will have held audiences for over three years.”

The previous series are currently available via Netflix UK.