Following her success in Harlan Coben’s latest Netflix series Fool Me Once, Michelle Keegan is set to reprise her role in the BBC drama Ten Pound Poms.

The drama is about a group of Britons leaving dreary post-war Britain to embark on a life-changing adventure in Australia and it will be returning for a second series.

The show, created by Danny Brocklehurst, will also see the return of Game Of Thrones actress Faye Marsay and Luther’s Warren Brown.

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What to expect from series two of Ten Pound Poms

The drama's first series follows a group who have been promised a better quality of life in Australia for only £10, leaving behind post-war Britain.

After a challenging first year in Australia, the new series will follow Keegan as nurse Kate Thorne and the Roberts family, led by Marsay and Brown, into 1957 on their adventure Down Under, as they are determined to make this new country everything they hoped it would be for a fresh start.

Keegan’s return to the BBC show comes after her global success in the Netflix series Fool Me Once which was a huge hit for the streaming service as it topped the list of most-watched programmes.

The show is an adaptation from the novel of the same name by crime writer Harlan Coben.

It’s centred on a military combat pilot, played by Keegan, who is suffering from PTSD when her husband (Richard Armitage), from a wealthy family, is murdered.

While some characters are returning for the second series of Ten Pound Poms, new characters will also be introduced, including the Skinner family, fresh off the boat from Ireland, and the unscrupulous landlord Benny Bates.

Rob Collins will also return as Ron while Leon Ford will play Bill and Declan Coyle will reprise his role as Stevie.

Also returning are Stephen Curry as JJ, Hattie Hook as Pattie, Finn Treacy as Peter, Emma Hamilton as Sheila and Cheree Cassidy as Marlene.

Brocklehurst said: “The positive viewer response to Ten Pound Poms was a true delight.

“We tapped into a little-known part of our recent history and told stories which reflected the realities of the real Poms that made the trip.

“I couldn’t be more thrilled to be teaming again with the BBC, Stan and Eleven to continue our characters’ adventure Down Under.”

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Lindsay Salt, director of BBC Drama, said: “We’re delighted to take BBC viewers back to Australia for more sunshine with Ten Pound Poms series two.

“With Michelle Keegan, Faye Marsay and Warren Brown returning to lead the cast, and some fantastic new characters and stories from the brilliant Danny Brocklehurst, there’s so much more for our ‘Poms’ to discover Down Under.”

Filming for the second series will begin in Australia in mid-February.

If you missed the first series of Ten Pound Poms, you can catch up via BBC iPlayer with all episodes available.