- 14th November: Big Boys Series 2 launches in January
- Channel 4
- 6 (1 series)
- Jack Rooke
- Dylan Llewellyn, Jon Pointing, Camille Coduri, Olisa Odele, Izuka Hoyle, Katy Wix, Harriet Webb, Annette Badland and Jack Rooke
- Jack Rooke
- Jim Archer
- Bertie Peek, Ash Atalla, Alex Smith, Jack Rooke, Thomas Dixon, Chelsea Chandler and Franky Chadwick
Big Boys is a silly, sweet comedy about two boys from very different ends of the "spectrum of masculinity" who become best mates at Brent Uni freshers week 2013.
Jack, 19, is a dweeby, sheltered, closeted boy from Watford, trying to both overcome grief after his dad's passing and figure out what he actually wants in life. He leaves potty-mouthed matriarch Peggy who has persuaded him to take up a scholarship at a local uni so he can make something of himself and not just be stuck at home, masturbating and knitting blankets to sell on Etsy.
Meanwhile Danny, 25, is your typical loud and proud lads' lad. Hailing from a run-down seaside town, Danny is a few years older than every other fresher, trying to live out a lost adolescence whilst confronting the demons of his own mental health.
Living in an ex-classroom shed on campus, the boys get thrown together by the enigmatic Jules, the head of the SU who was once a student herself a decade ago and has just never, ever, left.
They soon meet Corinne, a sharp, study-centric Scot who's also learning to let her hair down and Yemi, the savvy fashion-kid who at 19 has already seen it all, done it all and begrudgingly guides this gang of misfits through freshers and beyond.
And so we follow their first year at Brent Uni as they explore, experiment and try to discover themselves, helping one another along the way.
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