Sex Education. Image shows from L to R: Eric Effoing (Ncuti Gatwa), Maeve Wiley (Emma Mackey), Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield). Copyright: Eleven Film.

Sex Education

Netflix comedy drama about a school sex therapy clinic. 16 episodes (2 series), 2019 - 2020. Stars Asa Butterfield, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey, Gillian Anderson and others.

Series 2, Episode 8

The talking cure may be failing Otis and Jean as they sort out their issues. A wary Maeve makes the finals. Sexy Shakespeare never goes out of style.

Publication details

Date
Friday 17th January 2020
Time
8am
Length
59 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Asa Butterfield Otis Milburn
Ncuti Gatwa Eric Effoing
Emma Mackey Maeve Wiley
Gillian Anderson Jean Milburn
Connor Swindells Adam Groff
Aimee Lou Wood Aimee Gibbs
Kedar Williams-Stirling Jackson Marchetti
Chaneil Kular Anwar
Jim Howick Mr. Colin Hendricks
Rakhee Thakrar Miss Emily Sands
Samantha Spiro Mrs. Maureen Groff
Lisa Palfrey Cynthia
Tanya Reynolds Lily Iglehart
Hannah Waddingham Jackson's White Mum
Joe Wilkinson Jeffrey
Mikael Persbrandt Jakob the Builder
Patricia Allison Ola
Sharon Duncan-Brewster Jackson's Black Mum
Chris Jenks Steve
Doreene Blackstock Mrs. Effoing
Anne-Marie Duff Erin Wiley
Sami Outalbali Rahim
George Robinson Isaac
George Somner Joe
Lino Facioli Dex Thompson
Guest cast
James Purefoy Remi Milburn (Otis's Dad)
T'Nia Miller Maxine Tarrington (Chair of Governors)
Chinenye Ezeudu Vivienne Odesanyo
Mirren Mack Florence
George Georgiou Adam's Boss
Stephen Fry Actor
Sarah Malin Actor
Myriam Acharki Actor
Jonny Muir (as Johnny Muir) Actor
Dee Ahluwalia Actor
Writing team
Laurie Nunn Writer
Clare Couchman Story Producer
Lucy Arditti Assistant Script Editor
Production team
Ben Taylor Director
Jon Jennings Producer
Jamie Campbell Executive Producer
Ben Taylor Executive Producer
Laurie Nunn Executive Producer
David Webb Editor
Sam Harley (as Samantha Harley) Production Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Ezra Furman Composer

Press

Sex Education season 2 review

The saturated palette, a season one controversy, is now essential to the functioning of the show.

Ed Cumming, The Independent, 16th January 2020

Sex Education, season 2 review

Sweet, funny, admirable - but not very sexy.

Anita Singh, The Telegraph, 16th January 2020
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