The BBC has confirmed that Jamie Dornan and Gillian Anderson will return for a third season of popular crime drama The Fall.

At the climax of season two last December, Dornan's character Paul Spector was badly wounded in a woodland shoot out, which attracted huge viewing figures in Ireland and the UK. 

A tweet from the official BBC Two account reads, `The cat and mouse game between Gibson and Spector has one last act to play out. Who will win? #TheFall will return.' 

As yet, no broadcast date for season 3 has been announced.