British Comedy Guide

So Awkward. Image shows from L to R: Martha Fitzgerald (Sophia Dall'Aglio), Lily Hampton (Cleo Demetriou), Jas Salford (Ameerah Falzon-Ojo). Copyright: Channel X North.

So Awkward

CBBC sitcom / comedy drama about three school kids. 39 episodes (3 series), 2015 - 2017. Stars Sophia Dall'Aglio, Cleo Demetriou, Ameerah Falzon-Ojo, Jamie Flatters and others.

Catch-up on Episode 13 on BBC iPlayer   Series 3, Episode 1 is repeated on Monday at 9:20am

So Awkward. Image shows from L to R: Jas Salford (Ameerah Falzon-Ojo), Matt Furnish (Jamie Flatters), Lily Hampton (Cleo Demetriou), Ollie Coulton (Archie Lyndhurst), Martha Fitzgerald (Sophia Dall'Aglio). Copyright: Channel X North.

So Awkward

CBBC sitcom about three 13 year-old girls. They are straight A super-nerds trying to make sense of life, boys and fitting in

Genres
Sitcom, Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2015 - 2017
Channel
CBBC
Episodes
39   (3 series)
Creator
Julie Bower
Starring
Sophia Dall'Aglio, Cleo Demetriou, Ameerah Falzon-Ojo, Jamie Flatters, Archie Lyndhurst, Carla Mendonca, Vicky Hall, Clive Rowe and others
Writers
Julie Bower and Anthony MacMurray
Directors
Rebecca Rycroft, Jordan Hogg and Ian Curtis
Producers
Sally Martin, Alan Marke, Jim Reid, Sue Nott, Chris Rose and Amy Buscombe

A sitcom about three very academically bright, but socially awkward 13 year-old girls, trying to make sense of life, boys and fitting in.

Straight A, year 8 super-nerds Lily, Martha and Jas are an inseparable trio, bound together by brains, loyalty and embarrassment.

While other girls their age are going to parties, netball practice and sleepovers, Lily, Martha and Jas are busy with chess club, homework and Friday nights in watching documentaries.

They just don't fit in with their peers and they don't want to. They obsess over their grades, are baffled by teen trends, and have absolutely no understanding of boys.

While the world of fashion and popular culture passes them by, they are happy enough. What they lack in social skills they make up for in gadgetry and general earnestness.

However, things are starting to change...

Romantic Lily's world is turned upside down when she falls for class heartthrob Matt Furnish, while super brainy Martha struggles to defend her very deliberately platonic "friendship" with uber-genius Ollie Coulton. Whatever the problem, chaotic tomboy Jas has usually got the answer, and the fact it's the wrong answer doesn't stop her.

While they might be the three smartest girls in the class, they've got a lot to learn. But that doesn't stop them from trying...

In spite of their ups and downs they are learning that it's not only OK to be different, it's important. They have their own unique take on the world and, crucially, they have each other.

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