‘Derry Girls’ Proves To Be An Instant Hit For Channel 4 | TV News
Fresh dark comedy Derry Girls aired its pilot episode on Channel 4 to 1.7 million viewers. The show is set during the Troubles in Derry, Northern Ireland, features a teenage girl named Erin and her friends and family.
It only took a few minutes of broadcast before viewers were claiming it was ‘the show of the year’.
Brilliant, extremely funny and relatable, the characters deal with daily bomb threats, army checkpoints, guns, and normal teenage with class delivering laugh out loud lines such as: “I’m not going to be an individual alone!”, “Who’s the fella” “Oh he’s my cousin, his mum went to England to get an abortion, never got one”.
Viewers took to Twitter to proclaim their love for the show:
2018 already has a hero
— Tina Ní Gharraidh ☘️ (@mgarry13) January 4, 2018
“How long does it take to diffuse a fecking bomb? Surely all the robots are doing all the work…. you killing nuns now..?”
Love this da just going mad #DerryGirls
— Chloe 💥 (@chloem86) January 4, 2018
Derry Girls airs again this Thursday, you won’t want to miss it.