Rufus Jones, the creator, writer and co-star of the comedy series, announced on Twitter this evening that the network has opted not to order any further episodes of the critically acclaimed sitcom.
He said: "Sadly we will not be having a third series of Home on Ch4. It's rare you get to write a hero's quest in such literal terms. I'll never have a greater privilege than writing for @YoussefKerkour, Rebekah Staton, @OakleeP, @_AaronNeil and everyone else. Sami. Habibi. Yalla."
Set in Surrey, it follows a middle class family as they return home from a driving holiday in France to discover an Syrian asylum seeker, Sami, has smuggled himself in their car boot.
Youssef Kerkour led the cast as Sami, with Rufus Jones as uptight, conservative-minded construction surveyor Peter; Rebekah Staton as his partner, secondary school teacher Katy; Oaklee Pendergast as her son, John, from a previous marriage; and Aaron Neil as local shopkeeper Raj.
Over the course of the twelve television episodes, Sami was seen challenging the family's attitudes to life, each other, and immigrants to Britain, as he attempted to secure his safety and make contact with his own wife and son, from whom he had become separated en route from their war-torn homeland. Other issues addressed by the sitcom include marital breakdown, step-parenting, relationship trauma, and the bureaucracy of asylum and immigration systems in Britain.