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The Paradise: Cancelled After Two Seasons

The Paradise canceled, no season threeWhile Mr. Selfridge has supposedly been renewed, BBC1 has pulled the plug on The Paradise. There won’t be a third season for the period drama.

The Paradise revolves around the people who work and shop at the first English department store. Set in 1875, castmembers have included Emun Elliott, Joanna Vanderham, Elaine Cassidy, Sarah Lancashire, Matthew McNulty, Peter Wight, David Hayman, Stephen Wight, Sonya Cassidy, Ruby Bentall, Finn Burridge, and Patrick Malahide.

Of the cancellation, a BBC spokesperson said, “We are incredibly proud to have made two successful series of period drama The Paradise for BBC1. However, in order to make room for new dramas to come through, The Paradise won’t be returning.”

The show airs on PBS here in the US and only the first season has been shown. That ended in November and there’s been no word of airing the second season yet.

What do you think? Have you seen The Paradise? Would you watch season two? Are you sorry it’s been cancelled?

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Susan April 24, 2015 at 4:35 pm

I join the ranks of those PLEADING for The Paradise to continue…PLEEEEEEEEAAASSSEEE!!!!!

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Clarissa O'Bryant April 24, 2015 at 3:46 pm

The Paradise has been absolutely enjoyable to watch. I was heartbroken to find that the end of season 2 was really the end of the whole show. PLEASE bring it back and at least make a season 3 to wrap things up and create a closure for the show and the audience. I love this show so much and hope that it can have one more season!!!!!

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