‘Conversations with Friends’ Takes to TV

‘Conversations with Friends’ Takes to TV

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With the BBC premiere of Sally Rooney’s second novel Normal People set for April of this year, the network announced today that the author’s debut novel Conversations with Friends will also be adapted into a twelve part series. The series will again be produced by Element Pictures with Oscar nominated director for Room, Lenny Abrahamson, attached as lead director. Alice Birch, who was also involved in Normal People, is on board as a writer for Conversations with Friends.     Conversations with Friends follows two Dublin college students, Frances and Bobbi, and their strange and complicated relationship with married couple, …

BBC Releases Trailer for Adaption of Normal People

BBC Releases Trailer for Adaption of Normal People

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The BBC have released the first trailer for their upcoming adaption of Sally Rooney’s acclaimed novel Normal People. The 12-part series is set for release later this year and the script been worked on by Rooney personally. The book follows Marianne and Connell, two young people from a small town in the west of Ireland, as they move on to university. From two very different backgrounds, their relationship shifts and changes over the years, the dynamics of their social standing constantly playing off against their love for one another.   image via vanity fair The adaption stars relative newcomers Daisy …