Lisa McGee had always found depictions of the Troubles unrecognizable. “There were never any jokes,” she said. “I don’t know any Northern Irish person that isn’t funny.” The stuff that happens most days—the hijinks, the stupid jokes—is at the heart of McGee’s show DERRY GIRLS which just completed its third and final season on Channel 4 in the U.K., and will be returning later this year to Netflix in the U.S. 

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