The long-awaited TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel Conversations with Friends is set to hit TV screens on May 15th.
American streaming service Hulu and the BBC have announced that the show will air on the third Sunday of May, while RTÉ, which also owns rights to the drama, has not yet announced a release date.
Hulu and the BBC have released a new trailer for the miniseries.
The same team that produced Sally Rooney’s hit TV series normal people is back with the highly anticipated follow-up.
The BBC Three drama follows two Dublin college students, Frances and Bobbi, who form a strange and unexpected connection with married couple Melissa and Nick.
21-year-old college student Frances, played by Alison Oliver, and her ex-girlfriend and now best friend Bobbi, portrayed by Sasha Lane, split three years ago but remain close friends who penned spoken-word poetry together in Dublin list.
At one of their shows, they meet writer Melissa, played by sex education Star Jemima Kirke and begin spending time with her and her actor husband Nick, portrayed by Joe Alwyn.
While Melissa and Bobbi openly flirt, Nick and Frances embark on a secret fling that tests the friendships and relationships within the group.
The drama series is directed by Irish filmmaker Lenny Abrahamson and produced by Element Pictures for BBC Three.
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conversations with friendsRooney’s debut novel, was published in 2017.
The TV adaptation will be one of the first dramas to launch on BBC Three, having recently returned as a linear channel.
The series is executive produced by Ed Guiney, Emma Norton and Andrew Lowe for Element Pictures, Rose Garnett and Tommy Bulfin for the BBC and Abrahamson, all of whom have contributed normal people.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/bbc-and-hulu-announce-release-date-for-television-adaption-of-sally-rooneys-conversations-with-friends-41549723.html BBC and Hulu announce release date for TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s ‘Conversations with Friends’