The first season of Derry Girls premiered January 4, 2018 and ended February 8, 2018. It was broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK and later released internationally by Netflix.


Derry Girls is a British sitcom created and written by Lisa McGee. It is set in Derry, Northern Ireland in the 1990s.


Erin Quinn (Saoirse-Monica Jackson), her cousin Orla McCool (Louisa Harland), their friends Clare Devlin (Nicola Coughlan) and Michelle Mallon (Jamie-Lee O'Donnell), and Michelle's English cousin James Maguire (Dylan Llewellyn) navigate their teen years during the Troubles in Derry, where they all attend a Catholic girls' secondary school.

Erin lives with her father Gerry and mother Mary, her baby sister Anna, Mary's younger sister Sarah, Sarah's daughter Orla, and her maternal grandfather, Joe. James is Michelle's cousin; his mother Cathy left Derry for England to have an abortion but gave birth to him and raised him in London. She sends him back to Derry to live with Michelle and her mother Deirdre when she is going through a divorce.


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No. in series No. in season Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 1 "Episode 1" Michael Lennox Lisa McGee January 4, 2018
It's the early 90s, the first day of school and a terrible start for 16-year-old Erin as she wakes up to find her cousin Orla reading her diary. And Granda Joe announces there's a bomb on the bridge.
2 2 "Episode 2" Michael Lennox Lisa McGee January 11, 2018
Everyone is really excited when Sister Michael announces the school trip to Paris. Back at the Quinn house, Uncle Colm is visiting and the whole family are losing their will to live.
3 3 "Episode 3" Michael Lennox Lisa McGee January 18, 2018
The girls are tense about a big exam and naturally jump at a dubious opportunity to get out of it, especially as it involves spending time with the beautiful Father Peter.
4 4 "Episode 4" Michael Lennox Lisa McGee January 25, 2018
Erin is so excited that teenage Katya 'a child of Chernobyl' is coming to stay, but Katya is not exactly grateful to be in Derry; There's developments in Granda Joe's love life.
5 5 "Episode 5" Michael Lennox Lisa McGee February 1, 2018
The Quinn family rush to get out of Derry before the Orange Parades start, but Aunt Sarah's tarot cards predict a disaster for this trip and, for once, she might be right.
6 6 "Episode 6" Michael Lennox Lisa McGee February 8, 2018
Erin is over the moon when she becomes editor of the school magazine; Orla's obsessed by step aerobics; Da Gerry is in trouble with Mary; There's romance for Aunt Sarah.



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Derry Girls Season 1 Trailer

Derry Girls Season 1 Trailer

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