Derry Girls is a black comedy sitcom that premiered on channel 4 in 2018. The show is created and written by Lisa McGee and produced by British production house ‘Hat trick productions’. The show currently has 2 series each comprising of 6 episodes with an average runtime of 22 minutes. Set in the Northern Ireland town of Derry, the story takes place in Late 1990’s. The show over the course of Just 12 episodes has very well managed to pull some great reviews from not only audience but critical acclaim also.
It is one of the few shows that has a 100% rating on rotten Tomatoes, with critics praising the show over it’s dark humor and witty jokes. Show has also managed to gain highest viewership of channel 4 after which it also taken by Netflix for international markets. The show holds numerous records in its name as it is the most watched show of Ireland with an average of 64.2 % viewership.
Derry Girls Season 3 Release Date
The show had its premiere on channel 4 in UK, first series was released between January and February 2018 while the second series had its premiere from March to April 2019, the show usually was telecasted between 9 to 10 pm slot. The show was internationally released by Netflix with series 1 being released on 21st December 2018 and series 2 released on 2nd August 2019. The showrunners on 23rd September confirmed that show would be returning for one final season that is expected to release sometime in 2022.
Derry Girls Season 3 Story
Derry girls revolves around the lives of 4 teenage girls and cousin brother of one girl. The story focus on how they spend there teens during the final years of troubles in Derry, which was a series of riots and violence both in political and religious spectrum that resulted in a damage to lives and property in the town of Derry during the 1990’s.
Derry Girls Season 2 Recap
The story starts in the year 1994 when we see Teenage girl Erin on her first day of the school, she is little annoyed by her cousin Orla who was reading her personal diary, Erin soon meets her friend Michelle who introduces Erin, Orla and Clare to her Cousin brother from England James. Life of James had been quite troublesome during his birth, and is bullied a lot by local boys due to which, he is made a single male student in the catholic girls school, over the course of one year all the friends have some hilarious episodes where they often get trapped in some kind of situations and how they deal with there teenage life with a subtle backdrop of socio political situations that had haunted Derry during 90’s.
Derry Girls Season 3 Cast
Saoirse – Monica Jackson plays Erin Quinn, who is the main protagonist of the series. Erin is an ambitious and passionate personality, but often over thinks of how others feel about her. And she regularly gets in trouble for her dark sense of humor and sarcastic nature.
Louisa Harland plays Orla McCool who is Erin’s maternal cousin and friend. Her character is often quiet and does not speak much, but she is a smart personality. Nicola Coughlan plays Clare Devin who is one of Erin’s best friend, she is a reasonable girl and is often intermediated by authorities.
Jamie – Lee O’Donnell plays Michelle Mallon Who is Erin’s another best friend, she is the wildest and funniest in the group and is often a troublemaker herself and her group due to the mischief she creates. She is shown to have a interest in addictive substances. Dylan Llewellyn plays James Magurie the sole boy in the girl gang, he is also one of the friend of Erin and Michelle’s Maternal cousin, he was born in England to an Irish mother and had a troublesome birth as he was about to get aborted, he is often felt as an outsider due to various aspects that he is not Irish but of an English decent and he is the only male member of the group, but still he is a loving character of the group.