The Split Overview & Latest News
The Split is a British 60 minute scripted drama television series, which kicked off on April 24, 2018, on BBC One and is broadcast every Tuesday at 21:00. The show is currently in its 1st season.
BBC One has officially confirmed the renewal of The Split for Season 2. The exact release date is yet to be announced so far. Sign up to track it down.
The Split is an authentic, layered and witty exploration of modern marriage and the legacy of divorce through the lens of the Defoes - a family of female lawyers at the heart of London's fast-paced and emotionally-charged divorce circuit.
Esteemed divorce lawyer Hannah quits the family firm when her mother Ruth, formidable personally and professionally, refuses her promotion. Landing at a rival firm alongside old flame Christie, Hannah navigates scandalous affairs, big-figure settlements and fraught relationship battles - coming head to head with Ruth and impulsive sister Nina in the bitter divorce of Goldie and multi-millionaire husband Davey. Meanwhile, the marriage of younger sister Rose looms on the horizon.
When their estranged father returns after 30 years the sisters are forced to confront their past. Facing the reality of her dad's abandonment, and reconnecting with the one who got away' Christie, Hannah begins to question her relationships with the men in her life - including her seemingly contented marriage to the smart and affable Nathan.
May 30, 2018 - SundanceTV and BBC One announced today that Abi Morgan's original drama "The Split," produced by Sister Pictures, will return for a second season. "'The Split' has been an emotional, compelling drama that SundanceTV has been proud to be a part of," said Jan Diedrichsen General Manager SundanceTV and Sundance Now. "Abi and Jane created a wonderful series that we're excited to bring back for a second season, and we can't wait to get a deeper look into the complicated lives of the Defoes and the high-stakes world of divorce law.