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

Derry Girls

Channel 4 sitcom set in Northern Ireland during The Troubles. 12 episodes (2 series), 2018 - 2019. Stars Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Jamie-Lee O'Donnell, Nicola Coughlan, Louisa Harland and others.

Another series is in development.

Press Clippings

Fleabag & Derry Girls: women are killing it at comedy

Director Todd Phillips recently told Vanity Fair he moved from raucous comedies like The Hangover to something as dark as Joker because he couldn't be funny within current 'woke' culture. Social media was unimpressed, not least because this year's Emmy's demonstrated the extent of female comedians' domination of the genre.

Paul Salmond, The New Daily, 6th October 2019

The sitcom renaissance has arrived

Shows like Channel 4's Stath Lets Flats show audiences can care about the half-hour format - it just needs specificity.

Lauren O'Neill, Vice.com, 5th September 2019

Derry Girls most watched show in Northern Ireland 2018

The second episode of Channel 4 comedy Derry Girls was the most watched TV programme in Northern Ireland last year, according to Ofcom figures.

BBC, 7th August 2019

Broadcast Digital Awards 2019 winners

Fleabag and Hounslow Diaries picked up prizes at the Broadcast Digital Awards 2019, with Comedy Central and Dave also winning.

British Comedy Guide, 4th July 2019

Derry Girls and Would I Lie To You? win Televisual Awards

Derry Girls and Would I Lie To You? were amongst the winners in the Televisual Bulldog Awards 2019.

British Comedy Guide, 14th June 2019

Comedies in the running for Edinburgh TV Awards 2019

Fleabag, Famalam, Derry Girls, Catastrophe, Stath Lets Flats and After Life are in the running for the Edinburgh TV Awards 2019.

British Comedy Guide, 12th June 2019

Derry Girls, Hang Ups and Inside No. 9 up for South Bank Awards

Inside No. 9, Derry Girls and Hang Ups are the nominees in the Comedy category of The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2019. The Favourite and Jessie Cave are also in the shortlists.

British Comedy Guide, 3rd June 2019

Nicola Coughlan responds after Bafta dress comment

Derry Girls star Nicola Coughlan has responded to a comment criticising the way she looked at the Bafta TV Awards. In a Daily Mirror report about the worst dressed, the 32-year-old's pink dress was described as "not the most flattering".

Christian Hewgill, BBC, 13th May 2019

The Derry Girls cast would "love" to make a movie

"Let's ride this Derry train as long as we can convince people we're schoolkids!"

Radio Times, 13th May 2019

BAFTAs: line between comedy & drama more blurred

Hard to categorise, but I'd say Killing Eve, by Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge, was a comedy-drama. If you believed it was meant to be a straight thriller, I can see how you might be nonplussed.

Gerard Gilbert, i Newspaper, 10th May 2019