Some Girls to return for a second series

Wednesday 12th December 2012 @ 3:35am by Aaron

Some Girls. Image shows from L to R: Viva (Adelayo Adedayo), Amber (Alice Felgate), Saz (Mandeep Dhillon), Holli (Natasha Jonas). Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.Some Girls, BBC Three's latest teen sitcom, has been recommissioned for a second series.

Made by Hat Trick Productions, the company behind comedies including Outnumbered and Have I Got News For You, the sitcom focuses on four 16 year old girls who play on their school's football team together, and live on the same inner city estate.

Producers said of the series: "We join [the girls] on their bumpy journey through adolescence taking in boys, sex, cliques, teachers, heartbreak, fun and even some football along the way."

The series was written by Bernadette Davis, co-creator and writer of mid-1990s comedy Game On, and throughout its six-episode run it attracted an average audience of around 500,000 viewers for its Tuesday evening premieres - a similar figure to the rest of the channel's comedy programming.

Widely described as an attempt at a female Inbetweeners by the press, the series attracted mixed reviews tending toward the negative, but channel bosses were evidently happy with the programme's performance across the week, and on the corporation's catch-up service, iPlayer.

Some Girls Series 2 is likely to broadcast late in 2013.

In the following clip, character Saz attempts to chat up a boy she fancies:


Our Guide to 'Some Girls'

 

Latest News

So On And So Forth get Radio 4 sketch series

So On And So Forth get Radio 4 sketch series

The comedy troupe So On & So Forth have been given their own BBC Radio 4 sketch show series.

Lee Evans to retire from comedy

Lee Evans to retire from comedy

Lee Evans, one of the UK's best known stand-up comedians, has unexpectedly announced that he is going to retire from comedy at the end of the month.

Paddy McGuinness cast in new ITV sitcom

Paddy McGuinness cast in new ITV sitcom

Paddy McGuinness is to return to comedy acting with a role in ITV's new sitcom series about midwifes, The Delivery Man.

Comedy Central commissions I Live With Models series

Comedy Central commissions I Live With Models series

Comedy Central has confirmed the commission of a new studio sitcom, I Live With Models.

Taking Liberties season to include Bremner and Novak comedies

Taking Liberties season to include Bremner and Novak comedies

The BBC has revealed its Magna Carta celebration season, to include new Horrible Histories, and new programmes from Rory Bremner, Kayvan Novak, and others.

UKTV Gold to commission five new scripted shows in 2015

UKTV Gold to commission five new scripted shows in 2015

UKTV has announced it is increasing its investment in original scripted comedy, with a commitment to make five new shows for Gold in 2015.

Get More News

In The Press

In The Press

The latest press clippings from the newspapers and various internet blogs.

Newsletter

Newsletter

Subscribe to our mailing list to get news and more in your inbox every Monday.

Twitter

Twitter Feed

You can follow us on Twitter too. We post the latest news and gossip every evening.

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Subscribe to our RSS feed to get our headlines in your news reader software.

Jason Manford interview

Jason Manford interview

Jason Manford explains why his new DVD is making people soil themselves, and he talks about his club chain. Read

Win Variety Soup tickets

Win Variety Soup tickets

Win tickets to see Variety Soup in London. It's the fantastic hit show from the Slightly Fat Features ensemble. Enter

What is a joke? - Part 2

What is a joke? - Part 2

Dave Cohen prepares Big Comedy Conference delegates with an attempt to explain EVERY type of joke. Read

Sarah Millican podcast

Sarah Millican podcast

Sarah Millican chats to Richard Herring in the latest episode of his podcast series. It's a funny chat. Listen