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Friday, November 29, 2019


(Zoe Boyle & Kerry Howard)

A second series of the popular comedy/drama Witless starts on ITV Choice (DStv 123) on December 3, 2019, at 20h30 and continues the story of Leanne (Kerry Howard) and Rhona (Zoe Boyle), two ordinary flatmates whose lives are thrown into disarray after accidentally seeing a gangland shooting, and are forced into witness protection.

The first series was heralded as “sharp, character comedy” and saw unwitting Leanne and uptight Rhona, given new identities and left to fend for themselves in a grubby flat in Swindon. If being in a witness protection programme wasn’t hard enough, the girls were then faced with two teenage underlings, the self-styled ‘DJ Sound as F***’ and ‘Appraisal’, sent by a criminal gang to track them down.

After becoming deeply entangled in the criminal world they were trying to escape, Series 1 ended on an out-and-out cliff-hanger. Series 2 kicks off with the witless wonders facing their biggest scrape yet: with their “safe house” no longer so safe, and unable to trust the police, Leanne and Rhona are on the run, again.