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‘Derry Girls’ to air flashback episode about Mary and Aunt Sarah

Derry Girls is set to air a flashback episode focusing on Mary and Aunt Sarah.For the penultimate episode of season three, the characters, played by Tara Lynne O’Neill and Kathy Kiera Clarke ,will be given a backstory to their school days.Creator and writer Lisa McGee told Digital Spy that the fifth episode would follow the titular Derry Girls’ parents and look at the “horrific” times they endured in the ’70s.“Writing this show, honestly – and this might sound a bit sentimental – it’s been a real learning experience for me as a person, not just a writer,” McGee said. “I don’t talk about a lot of the terrible things.“In Northern Ireland, you handle it with humour and you just crack on.

I think for the parents’ generation, it was a war zone. It was horrific what they went through, and we just didn’t appreciate it.”She continued: “By writing the show and looking back, I realised why they were so strict, why the school was so strict, what they had seen, what they lived through, and I have such an appreciation and respect.“I’m so embarrassed at how we behaved now! They were incredible what they got through, they’re just the strongest people, that generation.” In a five-star review of the first episode of Derry Girls season three, NME wrote: “Though Derry Girls will be greatly missed when it wraps up for good at the end of this season, the first episode at least proves that the funniest, sharpest sitcom on TV is also bowing out on a high.”Derry Girls now airs every Tuesday on Channel 4, with a catch-up option on All 4.

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Derry Girls is set to air a flashback episode focusing on Mary and Aunt Sarah.For the penultimate episode of season three, the characters, played by Tara Lynne O’Neill and Kathy Kiera Clarke ,will be given a backstory to their school days.Creator and writer Lisa McGee told Digital Spy that the fifth episode would follow the titular Derry Girls’ parents and look at the “horrific” times they endured in the ’70s.“Writing this show, honestly – and this might sound a bit sentimental – it’s been a real learning experience for me as a person, not just a writer,” McGee said. “I don’t talk about a lot of the terrible things.“In Northern Ireland, you handle it with humour and you just crack on.
Derry Girls will return for an extended special following the third and final season.The 45-minute episode, titled ‘The Agreement’, will return to Derry one year later as the gang prepare for their final year of school against the backdrop of the Good Friday Agreement vote.A synopsis reads: “It’s the week of the referendum on the Good Friday Agreement and its timing couldn’t be any worse as the highlight of the year, Erin and Orla’s joint 18th birthday party, threatens to be overshadowed. While the family try to get their heads around the possible outcomes of the vote, the gang realise that they may not be ready for what the future holds.”The episode will premiere the same week as the Derry Girls season three finale, which is scheduled to air on Channel 4 on May 17.Speaking about the special, show creator Lisa McGee, said: “Like all the very best 90s bands, I couldn’t resist ending our farewell tour with an encore for our loyal fans.

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First clip of ‘Derry Girls’ season three released as premiere date is confirmed
Derry Girls season three has been revealed alongside its spring release date.In the clip, friends Erin (Saoirse-Monica Jackson), Clare (Nicola Coughlan), Michelle (Jamie-Lee O’Donnell) and James (Dylan Llewellyn) are seen visiting a video rental shop when they discover that Dennis (Paul Mallon), their aggressive local corner shop proprietor, is also working at the store.Dennis is irked when Clare asks him for a film recommendation, to which he says “no”, and then takes issue with her saying that the gang will just keep “reading” around for ideas of what to rent.“Bit of a read? This isn’t a fucking library, girls,” Dennis responds before screaming to them all to “Get out!” when it’s put to him by James that the shop is actually a “video library”.The scene previews the new series of the Channel 4/All 4 comedy series, which will return to screens on April 12.A press release shared with the first trailer released earlier this month reads: “While series one observed the gang navigating their teens in 1990’s Derry against a backdrop of The Troubles, series two charted them navigating their parents, parties, love interests and school against the backdrop of a precarious peace process.“In series three, which is coming soon to Channel 4 and All 4, viewers will see that while Northern Ireland is growing up this gang of eejits certainly aren’t anytime soon – while there’s hope in the air that The Troubles may finally be over their troubles are only just getting started as they get ever closer to ‘adulthood’.” Meanwhile, Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee has responded to a recent reference to the hit sitcom in The Simpsons.Earlier in March, a Twitter account called Wikisimpsons asked The Simpsons producer Matt Selman whether the
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