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Heartstopper

Based on a best-selling graphic novel by British author Alice Oseman, and incorporating illustrations into its adaptation, prepare for a refreshingly joyful take on queer relationships and teenage identity from Welsh director Euros Lyn. Although depicting issues such as bullying and mental health with sensitivity and authenticity, ultimately this upbeat secondary school-set series will make you want to believe in romance.

Directors

  • Euros Lyn

Writers

  • Alice Oseman

Cast

  • Kit Connor
  • Joe Locke

Synopsis

Openly gay outcast Charlie falls for the star of the rugby team and tries to figure out how they can be more than friends, all while dealing with the usual dramas and drudgeries that come with being a teenager.