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Conversation with Friends debuts in May on BBC Three, iPlayer

April 12, 2022

By Nik Roseveare

The BBC has has announced that Conversation with Friends will air on May 15th on BBC Three with all episodes additionally available that day through the BBC iPlayer.

Conversations with Friends follows Frances (Alison Oliver), a 21 year old college student, as she navigates a series of relationships that force her to confront her own vulnerabilities for the first time. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson and Leanne Welham, produced by Element Pictures and adapted from Sally Rooney’s debut novel.

The series stars emerging talent Alison Oliver, alongside Sasha Lane, Joe Alwyn and Jemima Kirke.

Conversations With Friends (12×30’) has been commissioned by Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama and Fiona Campbell, Controller of BBC Three in the UK. It is co-financed by Northern Ireland Screen. Executive producers are Ed Guiney, Emma Norton and Andrew Lowe for Element Pictures, Rose Garnett and Tommy Bulfin for the BBC and Lenny Abrahamson. Catherine Magee is series producer and Jeanie Igoe is producer. Alice Birch, Mark O’Halloran, Meadhbh McHugh and Susan Soon He Stanton have adapted the novel for TV.

The series will air on Hulu in the US. The series will also air on RTÉ in Ireland in May, with details to be announced soon.

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