DERRY GIRLS S3 release date

 

DERRY GIRLS returns to Netflix on October 7. Netflix’s official Twitter posted a tweet stating it was hard to say goodbye to the show, saying the “final season of our beloved Derry Girls arrives October 7 on Netflix (outside The UK & Ireland).” Last fall, creator and writer Lisa McGee confirmed on Twitter the third season would be the last, and that it was always the plan to have the show end after three seasons. “Derry Girls is a coming of age story…a love letter to the place I come from and the people who shaped me,” McGee said, also commenting it was an honor to write the show, and she was proud of what it had accomplished and achieved.

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Harland in THE BALLAD OF RENEGADE NELL

Derry Girl Louisa Harland will star in an upcoming Disney+ series, THE BALLAD OF RENEGADE NELL. Harland’s character “ends up on an extraordinary adventure after she is framed for murder – a twist of fate that has far bigger consequences than Nell could ever dream of,” the outlet states. The series follows Nell, an 18th century young woman, as she finds herself “unwittingly becoming the most famous highwaywoman in the country.”

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Siobhán McSweeney gets political

In a recent interview, DERRY GIRLS McSweeney criticised the lack of education in England about Northern Ireland. She said, “A sitcom is teaching this country about the history of Northern Ireland, and that’s not how it should be.” She spoke to the show about what should have been an emotional ending to a sitcom, but yet proves that often the past is not quite the past.

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McGee on DERRY GIRLS

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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McSweeney: Playing Sister Michael

Siobhán McSweeney has said Sr Michael is the best character she has ever had the privilege to play – and the sexiest one too. The Cork actress was speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Women’s Hour today ahead of the final episode of the Channel 4 show this week. “Playing somebody who is so herself and has no filter and is so confident in herself and in her way in the world is a deeply sensual experience,” she said.

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Peter Campion 101

DERRY GIRLS star Peter Campion is all loved up away from the hit Channel 4 show. The actor, who plays the role of the “sexy priest” is married to RED ROCK actress Valerie O’Connor, who played Nikki Grogan, and together they have two kids. Both Peter and Valerie have had very successful careers on screens, so it no surprise that work comes up as a topic of conversation at home.

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DERRY GIRLS extended finale

Channel 4 has announced an additional, extended length episode of DERRY GIRLS. The special will broadcast later in the same week as the Series 3 finale, scheduled to air on 17th May at 9pm. Titled The Agreement, it picks up a year on from the end of Series 3 proper and focuses around the Good Friday Agreement referendum, which brought widespread peace and stability to Northern Ireland after decades of bloodshed.

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Huberman in DERRY GIRLS

TV star and writer Amy Huberman has made a cameo appearance on the brand new episode of season three of DERRY GIRLS. This weeks episode sees Amy playing a frustrated train station worker who over shares about her romantic insatiability. The star posted to Instagram to thank the show for having her on, saying that filming the show was the best craic ever.

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Neeson’s comedy cameo

Liam Neeson has made a surprise cameo in a new episode of DERRY GIRLS. The beloved sitcom returned for the final season this week, with eagle-eyed fans spotting the TAKEN actor feature as a police inspector questioning the main characters about a school burglary. DERRY GIRLS creator Lisa McGee confirmed Neeson’s role after the episode, tweeting that his code name while filming was “the big fella” and adding that it was “quite an easily cracked code”.

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DERRY GIRLS Season 3 Review

The Irish teens are back for one last adventure! The beloved Northern Irish comedy returns for one last season tonight on Channel 4. Season three picks up on the eve of GCSE results day. There’s talk of a film next, but McGee says that’s not been officially confirmed: “I think I have an idea for one. I need to take a break first.” It might also be tricky to get the cast back in the same room again. Coughlan in particular seems ready to move on, and tells us she’s “definitely played Clare for the last time.”

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