ITV and Acorn TV announces filming has begun on series 4 of The Good Karma Hospital starring Amanda Redman and Amrita Acharia.
Set in Southern India and shot on location in Sri-Lanka, the six-part drama, which gained an average audience of 5.9m viewers across Series 3, will return to ITV in 2022.
Series 4 sees the return of Amanda Redman, Amrita Acharia, Neil Morrissey, Darshan Jariwala and Nimmi Harasgama who reprise their much-loved roles in the drama which is full of heart, unforgettable characters and set against the most stunning backdrop of Sri Lanka.
Drama Commissioner Chloe Tucker said: “We are delighted that The Good Karma Hospital is returning to our screens. Tiger Aspect have brilliantly taken on the challenge of shooting in Sri Lanka again during these difficult times, and this series introduces us to exciting new characters alongside much-loved cast, and fantastic stories from Dan Sefton and the writing team”.
Amanda Redman, who plays Dr Lydia Fonseca said of returning to Sri Lanka: “After such a difficult and challenging year for the whole world and film industry it is an honour to return to our beloved Sri Lanka with its wonderful film crews and actors to make this much-loved series four possible. We can’t wait to get started. The storylines are bigger and better than ever.”
Head of Drama, Tiger Aspect Productions and Executive Producer, Lucy Bedford said: "It has been an extraordinary undertaking to get us back to Sri Lanka in such challenging times but thanks to the support of ITV, Acorn and the team in Sri Lanka we are so excited to bring another series of The Good Karma Hospital to the screen. Dan Sefton and the writing team have delivered another wonderful series with warm, heartfelt stories throughout and we can’t wait for audiences to share in them.”
The Good Karma Hospital returns in 2022 on ITV.