Gangs of London is an upcoming British crime drama that explores the underbelly of London’s mob organizations. Directed by Gareth Evans, the series made its debut in the United Kingdom last year on British network, Sky Atlantic, and has now been ordered by AMC to air overseas in the United States.
Boasting an 88 percent critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the series was praised for featuring excellent performances and a thrilling narrative that action and crime genre fans are sure to eat up.
Critics like Stephanie Holland from Tell-Tale TV claimed that the series’ “family drama, constantly changing motivations, and overall mystery” is sure to “to fill the Succession or Game of Thrones-sized hole in your TV schedule.”
In fact, the series was received so well that there’s already a second season in the works, per Metro. While details regarding this installment are still under wraps, potential U.S. viewers will be happy to know there’s plenty of information out there about the first season. For excited fans who are awaiting this critically acclaimed series, here’s everything you need to know about Gangs of London.
Gangs of London is set to make its U.S. debut on April 4. According to a press release (via The Futon Critic), the upcoming drama will air exclusively on AMC at 10 p.m. ET. Since the series already aired overseas last year, there shouldn’t be any delays for its U.S. transition considering Gangs of London is technically already completed. Now all U.S. viewers have to do is just wait one more month for the series.
However, fans who are eager to watch Gangs of London, the entire series already available for streaming on AMC+. However, viewers who aren’t subscribed to the service will have to wait for the show to air on cable next month. With the show already released, viewers will have to remain diligent about avoiding spoilers.
If fans are worried about accidentally getting the show ruined for them, or don’t want to have to wait every Sunday for an episode, they may want to consider spending a few bucks on the streaming service.
Gangs of London features a star-studded cast from a variety of different television shows. The show’s main characters, Sean Wallace and Ed Dumani, are played by Joe Cole and Lucian Msamati, respectively.
Cole is most notably known for playing John Shelby in Peaky Blinders and starring in the Black Mirror episode “Hang the DJ” as Frank. Meanwhile, Msamati’s acting resume includes playing the role of Salladhor Saan in Game of Thrones, and more recently, Lord Faa in His Dark Materials.