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Derry Girls

Across three seasons of this ceaselessly entertaining 90-set sitcom, the titular Derry Girls have gotten themselves into all sorts of mischief, from starting fires to flirting with Liam Neeson. As they come-of-age against the backdrop of The Troubles, their own troubles provide comic relief as strangely profound as it is profane.

Directors

  • Michael Lennox

Writers

  • Lisa McGee

Cast

  • Saoirse-Monica Jackson
  • Louisa Harland
  • Nicola Coughlan
  • Jamie-Lee O'Donnell
  • Dylan Llewellyn

Synopsis

In 90s Northern Ireland, with the spectre of the Troubles looming, a group of friends who attend a Catholic girls’ school navigate the trials and tribulations of their teenage years. As seen through the eyes of wannabe poet Erin (Saoirse-Monica Jackson), her eccentric cousin Orla (Louisa Harland) and their friends: goody-two-shoes Clare (Nicola Coughlan), potty-mouthed Michelle (Jamie-Lee O’Donnell) and Michelle’s English cousin, and the token boy, James (Dylan Llewellyn).