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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 school kids. 77 episodes (6 series), 2015 - 2020. Stars Sophia Dall'Aglio, Cleo Demetriou, Ameerah Falzon-Ojo, Emily Burnett and others.

Next new episode is on Thursday at 5pm. Series 6, Episode 9
Catch-up on Episode 8 on BBC iPlayer

Press Clippings

The stand-ups who took over children's TV

Is performing for young audiences easier? Far from it say the comedians who do clubs at night and CBBC shows by day.

Ryan Gilbey, The Guardian, 10th September 2020

So Awkward wins at Children's BAFTAs

CBBC sitcom So Awkward, the film Paddington 2 and Grandpa's Great Escape actor Tom Courtenay are amongst the winners of the Children's BAFTAs 2018.

British Comedy Guide, 26th November 2018

CBBC sitcom So Awkward extended to Series 5

CBBC's So Awkward has been extended to a fifth series. The new 13-part run has been ordered before Series 4 has even aired. There will also be a spin-off The So Awkward Files.

British Comedy Guide, 26th 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

CBBC's So Awkward to publish Scrapbook tie-in

A Scrapbook to tie in with hit CBBC sitcom So Awkward is to be released in June 2018, coinciding with the broadcast of the show's fourth series.

British Comedy Guide, 30th March 2018

As Julie Bower's comedy about three smart, yet socially clumsy teens swings into season three, Lily worries that her school grades might suffer as a result of having a new boyfriend. Martha finds herself being crushed on by Rufus - who is helping her with her Spanish - but a deception intended to shake him off has unexpected results. A fourth series has already been commissioned, a measure of this show's mix of warmth, savvy and light surrealism.

Sharon O'Connell, The Guardian, 31st August 2017

CBBC orders Series 4 of school sitcom So Awkward

CBBC has ordered a fourth series of So Awkward, the sitcom about three school girls. The recommission has been made before Series 3 has been broadcast.

British Comedy Guide, 28th June 2017

Have I Got News For You wins special prize at Broadcast Awards

Have I Got News For You has won special recognition at the Broadcast Awards 2016. Catastrophe, Car Share and So Awkward were amongst the prize winners.

British Comedy Guide, 10th February 2016

Behind-the-scenes on CBBC sitcom So Awkward

A look at the post production of the 13 x 30-minute CBBC comedy drama in which three bright but socially awkward 13-year-old girls try to make sense of life, boys and fitting in.

Broadcast, 28th May 2015

New kids' series following three socially awkward Year 8 girls as they navigate the trials and tribulations of teenage life. Lily (Cleo Demetriou), Martha (Sophia Dall'Aglio) and Jas (Ameerah Falzon-Ojo) prefer chess club and documentaries to parties and netball practice. They're not eager to please, however, and prefer to stick together rather than fighting to fit in. This opener sees them deal with embarrassing parents, while in episode two - after Blue Peter - they're keen to look their best for non-uniform day.

Hannah J Davies, The Guardian, 21st May 2015