Happy Valley’s renewal of season three was announced on October 2021 and began filming in 2022. Happy Valley Season 3 will follow Catherine who discovers the remains of a gangland murder victim which leads her back to Tommy Lee Royce a murderer and rapist, played by James Norton.
The series creator Sally Wainwright had also given hints that season three will follow Sergeant Catherine Cawood as she discovers the remains of a gangland murder victim
Happy Valley 3 is written and created by Wainwright alongside Patrick Harkins and Fergus O’Brien and produced by Jessica Taylor and executive produced by Wainwright, Lancashire, Faith Penhale, Ben Irving, and Rebecca Ferguson.
The first season of the series began on 29 April 2014 on BBC One and the second season on 9 February 2016. The series has won the 2015 BAFTA Award for Best Drama Series and also Best Drama for the second series.