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Conversations with Friends

Produced by the UK’s Element Pictures and co-written by British playwright Alice Birch, Conversations With Friends will satiate fans of Normal People while pulsating with a more complex set of chemistries; scintillatingly evoked by actors Joe Alwyn and Jemima Kirke, and Sasha Lane and newcomer Alison Oliver, as the respective couples.


  • Lenny Abrahamson
  • Leanne Welham


  • Sally Rooney
  • Meadhbh McHugh


  • Jemima Kirke
  • Alison Oliver
  • Joe Alwyn
  • Sasha Lane


Best friends and former lovers Frances (Alison Oliver) and Bobbi (Sasha Lane) meet author Melissa (Jemima Kirke) and her actor husband Nick (Joe Alwyn) at a poetry night. Their tentative connection gives way to flirtation and eventually a full-blown affair that will have devastating and eye-opening ripple effects across each of their relationships.