Normal People will return for two special after the first series has beaten the record of the BBC iPlayer, because the fans still cannot get enough of the hit show.
The drama, based on the novel of the same name by Sally Rooney, following the irish students’connell (Paul Mescal) and Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones) as they navigate the social dynamics of class and of the school to the university.
The two specials will be broadcast on Friday 26 June on RTÉ Does Comic Relief in Ireland, with Paul and Daisy resuming their roles.
Return: to Normal People, is expected to return for two special after the first series has beaten the record-breaking BBC iPlayer because the fans can not get enough of the show
The co-founder of the charity Richard Curtis has delighted fans when he confirmed the news, which will reflect the life of the main characters decades in the future.
Speaking at the Sunday RTE Radio 1 with Miriam, he said: “there is a beautiful piece called Normal Older People, which imagines what would have happened to Marianne and’connell in 40 years.
“I promise you, this are two pieces very special. It is so much better than anything we have ever done.
“I want to say that I can’t even say anything because there was a star guest in. But it really is, it really is beautiful.
Exciting: the two specials will be broadcast on Friday 26 June on RTÉ Does Comic Relief in Ireland, with Paul and Daisy resuming their roles
“One of the things about Comic Relief is that it simply gives the opportunity to things that would never occur ever.
“I can’t imagine a context in which they would have allowed this little extra special in the world of normal people. “
Richard has also confirmed that the director of the series Lenny Abrahamson would also bar special.
Summary: The co-founder of the charity Richard Curtis has delighted fans when he confirmed the news, which will reflect the life of the main characters decades in the future
Daisy and Paul were linked during the filming of the series with the actress who was recently called a “friend for life”.
Speaking to the magazine, Porter, she said: “I feel very lucky to have met Paul throughout this process. She is a wonderful person, wonderful and a very generous actor … he will be a friend for life. ‘
This comes after Normal People is proven to be the most-watched show on BBC Three.
The first episode of the drama has been watched by the 6.75 million units only two months after its release, making this the most popular program of the channel.
Although Normal People was originally a broadcast of the BBC Three, the programme was also broadcast each week on BBC One.
Richard said: “I promise you, this are two pieces very special. It is so much better than anything we have ever done ” (photo by April 2020)
Normal People has also been a huge success in America and is aired on Hulu.
The controller of BBC Three, Fiona Campbell, has previously said about the success of the show:
“We are delighted that Normal People has been such a success and so many people came on to iPlayer to watch it.
“As soon as the initial reading, thinking and preparation phenomenal that the filmmakers have put into everything, from the aesthetics and the places up to the costumes, we thought that this incredible piece would always be unique, and it is clear that the public also think so.
“It is a modern masterpiece that has helped catapult the careers of two young actors brilliant, and we look forward to bringing more drama to BBC Three in the future. “
Production: Richard has also confirmed that the director of the series Lenny Abrahamson would also bar special