Gripping BBC drama filmed in Bolton has been the biggest on-demand title across all platforms in the UK so far this year.
The first episode of this series of Sally Wainwright’s multi-BAFTA award winning hit Happy Valley has been watched by 11.3 million people so far, as revealed by 30 Days All Screens data.
The third and final series has seen Sarah Lancashire return as Sergeant Catherine Cawood – on the cusp of her retirement – and James Norton as her nemesis, the murderer and sex offender Tommy Lee Royce.
The series has received five star reviews week in, week out, alongside a constant online buzz as fans make predictions for the finale tonight
The BBC’s Chief Content Officer, Charlotte Moore says: “Happy Valley is the ultimate event TV, Sally Wainwright’s emotional rollercoaster has gripped the nation and grown week on week across the start of 2023. Water cooler moments don’t get much bigger than the unmissable final ever episode this Sunday.”
Sally Wainwright adds: “I’m thrilled and delighted that so many people are enjoying the show.”
The final ever instalment of Happy Valley is on BBC One and iPlayer 9pm today in an extended episode.
Happy Valley: Bolton Amico Cafe gets starring role
Some of the scenes of this series, as in previous episodes have been filmed in Bolton.
And it has not just been the drama which has been gripping viewers – the Bolton cafe, Amico, in which tense scenes were filmed has been enjoying some fame with people flocking to enjoy its food but also to see where Sgt Cawood sat!