Candice Carty-Williams’ Queenie Set to Premiere on Channel 4 in 2024

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Channel 4 and Onyx Collective are set to release the highly anticipated adaptation of Queenie, starring Dionne Brown. The series, based on the bestselling novel by Candice Carty-Williams, will premiere in 2024.


Eight part drama series Queenie, based on the bestselling novel by Candice Carty-Williams, will air on Channel 4 and Hulu in 2024 and stars Dionne Brown in the lead role.

Queenie Jenkins, a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman, is the protagonist who faces the challenges of straddling two cultures and not feeling like she belongs in either. A story about a young Black woman’s value and the unrelenting trials and tribulations of life is at the core of the series.

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The series revolves around Queenie seeking comfort in the aftermath of a messy breakup, only to realize that she has to confront her past before she can move forward.

The cast includes Samuel Adewunmi, Bellah, Sally Phillips, Tilly Keeper, Elisha Applebaum, Mim Shaikh, Llewella Gideon, Michelle Greenidge, Cristale De’Abreu, and Joseph Marcell, among others.

Queenie was created by Candice Carty-Williams, who also serves as showrunner and executive producer. The drama was commissioned for Channel 4 by Head of Drama Caroline Hollick and Commissioning Editor Gemma Boswell. It was produced by Further South Productions in association with Lionsgate TV and directed by Joelle Mae David and Makalla McPherson.

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The series will premiere in 2024 on Channel 4 in the UK and the Republic of Ireland and will stream exclusively on Hulu in the U.S., Star+ in Latin America, and Disney+ in all other territories.

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