The End of the F***ing World (2017, Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden)

Based on the award-winning graphic novel, adapted by acclaimed newcomer Charlie Covell, the eight episode first season follows James (Alex Lawther, Black Mirror) and Alyssa (Jessica Barden, Penny Dreadful) – a self-proclaimed psychopath and a foul-mouthed rebel fed-up with her boring life. The two embark on a roadtrip to find a better life, and escape the impending doom of adulthood. As their chaotic journey unfolds, it becomes apparent that James and Alyssa have crossed a line and have no choice but to take it as far as they can…

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Via press release from Netflix.. The critically acclaimed Emmy-nominated Netflix original series, The End of The F***ing World will return for a second season. Writer Charlie Covell returns to pen season two, based on the award-winning comic series by Charles Forsman.

Season two will premiere globally on Netflix, except in the UK where it will premiere on Channel 4.

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production details
UK / Netflix – Channel 4  -Clerkenwell Films -Dominic Buchanan Productions / 8×25 minutes / 2017

Writers: Charlie Covell,

Wunmi Mosaku as DC Teri Donoghue
Navin Chowdhry as Fony
Alex Lawther as James
Steve Oram as Phil
Gemma Whelan as DC Eunice Noon
Jessica Barden as Alyssa
Christine Bottomley as Gwen
Matt King as DC Eddie Onslow

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