The Bay is a crime series that was released in March 2019. Tall Story Pictures produced this series. It is distributed globally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment. The name of the series is taken from Morecambe Bay. Daragh Carville and Richard Clark created the series. It is written by Daragh Carville, Kate O’Riordan, and Sally Tatchell.
Various directors have directed the series. First, Lee Haven Jones directed episodes 1-3 of season 1 of the show. Then, Robert Quinn directed episodes 4-6 of season 1 and episodes 1-3 of season 2. After them, Julia Ford directed episodes 4-6 of season 2.
The third season of The Bay was filmed in 2021. The lead cast of the show, Morven Christie, left the show after its second season and was replaced by Marsha Thomason in February 2021. She now plays the role of the lead character, DS Jenn Townsend.
Release Date of Season 3 of The Bay
Season 3 of The Bay was released on ITV on January 12, 2022, at 9:00 p.m. As per the official synopsis of the third season of the series, Jenn Townsend will be seen in a difficult situation. She will need to prove herself on the work front and will also have to give answers to her family. Her pressure increases when her family faces difficulties while settling in Morecambe.
This makes Jenn understand that a fresh start is not as simple as it seems to be. Filming for the third season of The Bay started in March 2021. A picture of the clipper board was shared by Tall Story Pictures, on which it was written in episode 1, scene 42.
Where to Watch Season 3 of The Bay?
Season 3 of The Bay is available to watch on ITV. The Bay Season 1 and 2 are also available on ITV Hub. As soon as the first episode of season 3 airs on ITV, all six episodes of season 3 will also be available to watch on BritBox and ITV Hub.
What All Should You Know Before Watching Season 3 of The Bay?
There will be six episodes in the third season of The Bay. All the episodes will be hour-long, and new episodes will be aired weekly on ITV itself. The new episodes will come on ITV at 9:00 p.m. and then later on ITV Hub. The last episode of the third season of The Bay will be released on February 16, 2022.
The Cast of Season 3 of The Bay
Marsha Thomason is seen playing the lead role in The Bay. She plays the role of DS Jenn Townsend, who is a family liaison officer. She replaced Morven Christie, who will no longer be seen on the show.
Other cast members are Daniel Ryan (seen previously in Home Fires, Innocent), Thomas Law (seen previously in End, A Cinderella Story), Andrew Dowbiggin (seen previously in Coronation Street and Cobra), and Erin Shanagher (seen previously in Peaky Blinders, Viewpoint).
Recap of Episode 1 of Season 3 of The Bay
The first episode of the third season of The Bay was released on January 12, 2022. In this episode, DS Jenn gets quite disturbed when she notices a body washing up on the bay on the very first day of her job.
She needs to understand the family’s pain if she wants to solve the case of the premature death of an aspiring boxer. But, at the same time, she needs to help her family, who is having a hard time settling down in this new environment.