The popular BBC show Noughts and Crosses returns to screens tonight (April 26) with season two. 

Based on the popular novel series by author Malorie Blackman, it is set in dystopian London called Albion where society is divided by colour with strict race laws.

But when Sephy 'a cross' and Callum 'a Nought' become star-crossed lovers, they are forced to battle against the odds. 

The new series picks straight up from the last series cliffhanger with the Sephy tackling pregnancy whilst on the run as the pair try to stay clear of her father, Albion's Prime Minister who is keen to retrieve his daughter. 

The last series saw the surprise guest cameo of Brit award winner and rapper Stormzy with the new season continues the theme as comedian and presenter Judi Love is set to appear.

Noughts + Crosses cast list: 

  • Sephy Hadley: Masali Baduza
  • Callum McGregor: Jack Rowan
  • Meggie McGregor: Helen Baxendale
  • Kamal Hadley: Paterson Joseph
  • Jude McGregor: Josh Dylan
  • Jasmine Hadley: Bonnie Mbuli
  • Lekan Baako: Jonathan Ajayi
  • Minerva Hadley: Kiké Brimah
  • Cara Imega: Jasmine Jobson
  • Mensah: Michael Dapaah
  • Clem Haines: Robert Hands
  • Shashi Bandara: Mayuri Naidu

Where to watch Noughts + Crosses: 

If you plan on watching the new series of the hit show then you're in luck as you don't have to wait long. 

The new series is available to watch now on BBC iPlayer from today (April 26). 

Or if you'd prefer to watch it on live TV then you can catch it at 10.40pm on BBC One tonight (April 26).

But it will also be shown again on BBC Three at 9pm on Wednesday, April 27.