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Avoidance, the comedy series from Ranga Bee & CPL Productions and starring Romesh Ranganathan, could be set for a second series on BBC One.

Romesh Ranganathan stars in the comedy series about a man with severe conflict avoidance issues who is forced to change for the sake of his son. Whilst a second series has not been confirmed, it seems it's not off the table.

A BBC spokesperson told TV Zone: "Any announcements will be made in due course."

In Series 1, Jonathan’s (Romesh Ranganathan) life revolves around his nine year-old son Spencer, and he’s always deferred the big and small decisions to his partner Claire (Jessica Knappett).

So when Claire asks him to leave, Jonathan realises he has no home, no friends and no ambition. Except one: to try to preserve his son’s happiness in the face of his parents’ break-up.

Jonathan takes Spencer and runs away. But he only gets as far as the home of sister Danielle (Mandeep Dhillon) and her wife Courtney (Lisa McGrillis). Over the course of the series, the unlikely foursome gradually become a loving but utterly dysfunctional family unit.

Romesh Ranganathan said of Series 1: "Ben and I first conceived this idea in 2017 and have been thinking about it on and off ever since, so if it disappeared after one series it would be really annoying. If I say the BBC have committed to three series in this quote, do they have to honour that?"

Avoidance is available now on BBC iPlayer.


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