* Spoiler alert if you haven’t seen episode 10 of You, Me and the Apocalypse *
Sky 1’s Rob Lowe and Mat Baynton drama You, Me and the Apocalypse finished tonight with a shocking twist.
We all thought that Mat Baynton’s Jamie had finally found sanctuary in the Slough bunker with his wife and daughter only to find out right at the end that his evil twin Ariel – also played by Baynton – had swapped places with him. The nice guy was facing imminent death…
But can there be a second series of a drama that – with a flash forward to the moment of Armageddon starting each episode in the ten-part run – finished tonight with the end of the world the as a comet crashes into earth?
Baynton, who plays the hapless Slough bank worker Jamie and the psychopathic Ariel, told RadioTimes.com that he would be up for it.
“If there’s a second series it will be very different to the first,” he says. “ It will be about the bunker and how people get on in there or probably about the future when they emerge from that bunker. I am not saying it will be set in a bunker but let’s say it could be.
“I really liked that about this series. [Writer] Iain Hollands said ‘no, we are promising the end of the world and we are going to give the audience the end of the world’. The fact that we get there is a great thing. It’s giving the audience some sense of completion. It’s so unsatisfying having an unfinished story and you have to wait 18 months to find out what happened.”
Still, if there is a series two his good character Jamie needs to find a way back to safety – and quickly…