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'Doctor Foster' Series 3 'Isn't Written' As Writer Mike Bartlett Claims Series 2 Finale Could Be The Last Episode

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03/10/2017 11:47 BST | Updated 03/10/2017 11:47 BST

‘Doctor Foster’ creator and writer Mike Bartlett has given his biggest hint yet that Tuesday’s (3 October) series finale could be the last ever episode.

Speculation has been rife that a third series could be in the works, given the huge popularity of the BBC drama, but Mike has admitted he is yet to put pen to paper. 

Speaking to The Sun, he said: “No, I haven’t written a third series.

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'Doctor Foster' will conclude on Tuesday night
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There will be another dinner party scene in the series finale

There are a number of outstanding questions the series two finale needs to deliver, but bosses have teased fans with what to expect in the form of a spoiler picture. 

It hints there will be another dramatic dinner party scene - just as in the first series finale - with Gemma seen at a table with her son, Tom, new boyfriend James and colleague Ros. And judging from the looks on everyone’s faces, something pretty dramatic is set to unfold.

‘Doctor Foster’ airs tonight at 9pm on BBC One. 

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