Happy Valley is a British crime drama television series filmed and set in the Calder Valley, West Yorkshire, in Northern England.
Sally Wainwright wrote and created the series, which stars Sarah Lancashire and Siobhan Finneran, and it is directed by Wainwright, Euros Lyn, and Tim Fywell.
The first series debuted on BBC One on 29 April 2014, the second series debuted on 9 February 2016, and the third series will debut on 1 January 2023.
Happy Valley won the BAFTA Award for Best Drama Series in May 2015.
What is the Happy Valley Series 3 Release Date?
Happy Valley season 3 premieres on BBC One and BBC iPlayer on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2023, at 9 p.m.
Who’s in the Cast of Happy Valley Season 3?
- James Norton – Tommy Lee Royce
- Siobhan Finneran – Clare Cartwright
- Rhys Connah – Ryan Cawood
- Sarah Lancashire – Catherine Cawood
Where is Happy Valley Season 3 Filmed?
Happy Valley is filmed and set in West Yorkshire’s Calder Valley.
According to Yorkshire Live, the majority of Happy Valley’s first two seasons were shot in Sally Wainwright’s hometown of Sowerby Bridge. Huddersfield, Meltham, and Keighley were also used for filming.
Filming for the new series began in Halifax, West Yorkshire, in January 2022.
Cast and crew have been spotted filming on Bath Place, just off Boothtown Road.
What is the Plot of Happy Valley Season 3?
When Catherine discovers the remains of a gangland murder victim in a drained reservoir, it sparks a chain of events that leads her straight back to Tommy Lee Royce [James Norton].
Ryan [Rhys Connah], her grandson, is now sixteen and has his own ideas about the kind of relationship he wants to have with the man Catherine refuses to acknowledge as his father, leaving Clare [Siobhan Finneran], Catherine’s sister, in the middle.
When a neighbor is arrested in another part of the valley, a local pharmacist finds himself in over his head.
When Did Filming Take Place?
Filming began in early 2022 in and around Calderdale and the surrounding West Yorkshire region.
Film crews were spotted at various locations in Halifax including at a residential street in Boothtown.
The previous two series were primarily about the Calder Valley, with Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge playing important roles.
Scenes were also shot at Halifax’s Harvey’s, the former Sowerby Bridge Police Station, and Elland Crematorium.
Is There a Happy Valley Season 3 Trailer?
Yes, you can watch the Happy Valley season 3 trailer at the top of this page.