The Aliens. Image shows from L to R: Dominic (Jim Howick), Lewis (Michael Socha), Lilyhot (Michaela Coel). Copyright: Clerkenwell Films.

The Aliens

E4 comedy drama. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2016. Stars Michael Socha, Michaela Coel, Jim Howick, Michael Smiley, Trystan Gravelle, Holli Dempsey, Neil Fitzmaurice and Alex Beckett.

Series 1

The Aliens. Image shows from L to R: Lilyhot (Michaela Coel), Lewis (Michael Socha). Copyright: Clerkenwell Films.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Tuesday 8th March 2016

Lewis is a border guard at a checkpoint that patrols a wall, but after a chance encounter with mysterious alien Lilyhot his life is thrown into turmoil when he discovers that he's actually half alien.

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The Aliens. Lewis (Michael Socha). Copyright: Clerkenwell Films.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 15th March 2016

After Lilyhot reveals to Lewis that his real alien father is in prison, Lewis agrees to help break him out.

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The Aliens. Image shows from L to R: Antoine (Michael Smiley), Lewis (Michael Socha). Copyright: Clerkenwell Films.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Tuesday 22nd March 2016

Lilyhot wants to start a gang-war in Troy. Meanwhile, Lewis reluctantly agrees to smuggle drugs through the checkpoint.

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The Aliens. Lewis (Michael Socha). Copyright: Clerkenwell Films.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Tuesday 29th March 2016

With his suspicions of Lewis growing, Truss decides to follow him into Troy and soon discovers Lewis' secret that he's half alien. But when he is spotted in Troy by the Alien League, a movement that fights for alien equality, they gang together to hunt him down. It is down to Lewis to get Truss out of Troy before the Alien League find him...

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The Aliens. Antoine (Michael Smiley). Copyright: Clerkenwell Films.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Tuesday 5th April 2016

The gang war between Antoine and Fabian is escalating as aliens flee to the border wanting to escape the warzone.

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The Aliens. Image shows from L to R: Lewis (Michael Socha), Dominic (Jim Howick). Copyright: Clerkenwell Films.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Tuesday 12th April 2016

With the gang war raging Troy is put into lockdown - no-one in, no-one out... With the help of Lilyhot, Lewis realises that he's got to bring the bloody gang war to an end, but in order to do so he realises that a sacrifice must be made...

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