A British sitcom, Derry Girls airs on Channel 4. The show is made and written by Lisa McGee. It’s led by Michael Lennox and made by Hat Trick Productions. The series is set in Derry, Northern Ireland in the 1990s, thus the name. Up until now, the series has two seasons and has been renewed for a third season.
The very first season premiered on January 4, 2018, also conducted for a month till February 8, 2018. It was followed by another season, which aired from March 5, 2019, to April 9, 2019. Both seasons had six episodes each. The series was subsequently renewed for a third season, which is assumed to broadcast in 2020.
According to rumors, the launch date for its next period was set for May 2020. However, as a result of the prevalent Corona pandemic, it seems that the launch date will confront an imminent delay. No official announcement by the showrunners has been made regarding the delay. Nicola Coughlan expressed that the filming was supposed to start around this time. But, they are waiting for the pandemic to repay. So, the series might make a come back in 2021.
When season three returns, it’ll be featuring all of the cast members in the past two seasons. The befitting cast includes Saoirse-Monica Jackson as Erin Quinn, Louisa Harland as Orla McCool, Nicola Coughlan as Clare Devlin, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell as Michelle Mallon, Dylan Llewellyn as James Maguire, Tara Lynne O’Neill as Mary Quinn, Tommy Tiernan as Gerry Quinn and Ian McElhinney as Grandpa Joe.
Derry Girls has a huge supporting cast which will probably make a comeback. Details about novices, in case there are any, have not been announced yet.
The central premise revolves around the lives of Erin, Orla, Michelle, and her English cousin James as they browse throughout their teenage lives. All of them attend a Catholic girls’ secondary school as they lead their lives through the conclusion of The Troubles at Derry. The black humor deals with friendship, love, laughter, heartbreak, and politics.
The evaluation for the series on Rotten Tomatoes is 100 percent. A review on the website reads, ‘A curated cast and raw writing drive Derry Girls’ dark humor as founder Lisa McGee makes dimmed light of adolescent life in 1990s Northern Ireland’.
Neither the showrunners nor the throw has made any statement regarding the launch of a date or even a trailer. However, we will keep you updated, so stay tuned!