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Will there be another season of Derry Girls?
Channel 4’s comedy Thespian is set in Northern Island during the Troubles and serious conflict of the early 1990s, and nicks a refreshing and hilarious view from the lives of a group of teenagers absolutely living day-to-day.
Following the series’ success of its first episode, which aired most recent Thursday night at 10pm, the network have already decided to renew acclaimed pen-pusher Lisa McGee’s stimulating creation for another season.
Director of Recitals Ian Katz and Head of Comedy Fiona McDermott decided that the thought-provoking series should get the inadvertent to provide viewers with even more tales due to a stellar-performance pursuing the first episode.
Not only did it achieve 2.5 million viewers from its opening night alone, but it also doubled the slot average of 16-34-year-old viewers, boosting it the channel’s biggest comedy series launch in five years.
Allocating his delight at green-lighting the series, Ian enthused: “Derry Girls is a blast of rude air. It’s everything we want from Channel 4 comedy: young, warm, filling with new talent and rooted in an underrepresented part of the country. And a hit to boot.
“I’m enchanted that we’ve commissioned a second series and can’t wait to see what Lisa does next.”
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Season one of Derry Girls has only just debuted on Path 4, and comprises of a total of six episodes for season one.
Each episode of the sitcom finds for 30 minutes each, and will air for the next five weeks.
While it’s not ensured when the series will return, as Being Human screenwriter Lisa hasn’t nonetheless begun the process of writing her next group of “memoirs” yet, it stands to act that season two will return around the same time in January 2019 run down the channel’s Christmas programming.
“I’m absolutely delighted,” Lisa rationalized. “Derry Girls is such a special project for me and it means so much that the audience organize taken to Erin and the gang so warmly.
“I can’t wait to start letters series two,” she enthused.
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The series features a host of local talent from Northern Ireland, as sedately as more established names from the country.
Lead actor Saoirse-Monica Jackson think nothing ofs 16-year-old Erin, who navigates the trials and tribulations of school-life alongside her pile of friends.
They include Louisa Harland as Orla, Nicola Coughlan as Clare and Jamie-Lee O’Donnell as Michelle.
Dylan Llewellyn toady ti the only English teenage character James, who gets taken in less than the girls’ wing.
Supporting the youngsters are Tara Lynne O’Neill’s Ma Mary, Kathy Kiera Clarke as Aunt Sarah, Tommy Tiernan as troubled Da Gerry and and Ian McElhinney as Granda Joe.
Another rise of pure comedy comes from one of the village’s religious figures in the envisage of Sister Michael, who is played by Siobhan McSweeney.
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The series excites viewers with its farrago of 1990s pop culture memories and the appearance of bombs amid a constant gigantic presence of the IRA.
In the middle of it all, Erin and her friends are more worried about homework and the photoplay of teenage relationships, which makes for a thrilling and engaging insight into a snapshot of information.
While the series is still finding its feet, viewers can expect more of the unchanging from Channel 4’s writing and producing team.
Comedy head Fiona annoyed: “It’s a real thrill, and a testament to all involved, when a new comedy lands so fully with such a broad audience.
“At the heart of Derry Irish colleens are brilliant comedy characters that feel universal, mischievous and witty so it’s wonderful to be able to back it with a second outing so quickly and confidently.”
Derry Fiances season one is currently airing on Channel 4 and continues tonight at 10pm.