Derry Girls. Image shows from L to R: James Maguire (Dylan Llewelyn), Erin Quinn (Saoirse Jackson), Michelle Mallon (Jamie-Lee O'Donnell), Clare Devlin (Nicola Coughlan), Orla McCool (Louisa Harland). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Derry Girls

Channel 4 sitcom set in Northern Ireland during The Troubles. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Stars Saoirse Jackson, Jamie-Lee O'Donnell, Nicola Coughlan, Louisa Harland and others.

Another series is in development.

Press Clippings

Derry Girls cast assemble for series two read-through

Actor Nicola Coughlan showed the sneakiest of peeks of the Channel 4 comedy.

Thomas Ling, Radio Times, 1st October 2018

Derry Girls writer reveals why show's a hit with Scots

The show's creator says although its success astonished her, she wasn't surprised Scots loved it.

Brian McIver, Daily Record, 25th August 2018

Derry Girls wins Edinburgh TV Festival comedy award

Derry Girls has won the Edinburgh Television Festival Award for comedy. Rachel Parris is named Best Breakthrough Talent.

British Comedy Guide, 23rd August 2018

Derry Girls named Radio Times comedy champion

The result was a nail-biting one, with Derry Girls taking the title with 50.1% of the vote to Inside No 9's 49.9%.

Radio Times, 31st July 2018

Comedies nominated in British Screenwriters' Awards

The nominations for the British Screenwriters' Awards 2018 features the writers of Famalam, Timewasters, Derry Girls, Sick Note and Motherland.

British Comedy Guide, 18th July 2018

Edinburgh TV Festival Awards nominations announced

Nominees for the 2018 Edinburgh TV Awards have been announced. The End Of The F***ing World, Daniel Lawrence Taylor and This Country's Daisy and Charlie Cooper are amongst those shortlisted.

British Comedy Guide, 20th June 2018

Why we love the comedy of failure

Failure, in short, is funny. And it's not simply a case of schadenfreude, either.

Mark Butler, i Newspaper, 10th April 2018

Meet the dramedy queens

Derry Girls, Catastrophe, Insecure ... shut out of serious drama, women have turned comedy on its head - playing raw female experience for laughs, sobs and gasps.

Joy Press, The Guardian, 5th March 2018

Derry Girls is the biggest series in Northern Ireland

Derry Girls has consolidated (taking account of time-shifted viewing on a television over a seven day period) to become the biggest series ever in Northern Ireland, since modern records began in 2002.

Channel 4, 21st February 2018

13 modern TV comedies set in the 80s and 90s

Here are thirteen other modern TV comedies set in the recent past...

Louisa Mellor, Den Of Geek, 16th February 2018