The Guardian

Sally Rooney’s ‘radical’ novel Normal People to hit TV screens in 2020

The Guardian

As the trailer for BBC 12-parter is released, the production team discuss ‘unique project’

If Sally Rooney is the “Salinger for the Snapchat generation”, then it seems only fitting the TV adaptation of her novel that garnered the title should be radical, risque and boundary-pushing.

The team behind the small-screen version of Normal People, the Oscar-nominated director Lenny Abrahamson and the producer Ed Guiney, believe complex dramas about young people are increasingly in demand, and the show will sit in a similar space to Sky Atlantic’s Euphoria and Netflix’s Sex Education.

Continue reading… January 17, 2020 at 06:48PM Lanre Bakare

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