Sarah Lancashire as Sgt Catherine Cawood in Happy Valley

Happy Valley TV series

The Happy Valley TV series, filmed in Huddersfield and Halifax, stars Sarah Lancashire and Steve Pemberton and explores a murky world of drugs, kidnapping, ransom and violence.
Written by Sally Wainwright, known for the BAFTA-winning series Last Tango in Halifax, Scott and Bailey and At Home with the Braithwaites, the BBC One drama has thrilled critics and viewers alike.
The series was screened on Tuesdays at 9pm.


Happy Valleys around the world

Far from the grit of the BBC One drama, here are the real Happy Valleys

Towns and cities around the world share their name with hit BBC One drama

Sarah Lancashire as Catherine in Happy Valley

BBC One's Happy Valley TV drama partly shot in Huddersfield

Film makers choose Huddersfield again as a location


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