It’s All Praise For Normal People As The Series Finally Hits The Small Screen

The first two episodes of the series air tomorrow night on RTÉ One.

Dropping as a box set on BBC’s iPlayer on Sunday night, April 26, the first reviews for Normal People are in and they’re beyond impressive.

The TV series based on Sally Rooney’s bestseller of the same name follows Marianne and Connell – two youngsters who were friends during in school in Sligo but reunite with an undeniable spark when they meet again in Trinity College Dublin.

Starring in the show features Kildare newcomer 24-year-old Paul Mescal as Connell and British actress Daisy Edgar Jones (War of the Worlds) as Marianne.

The series is also led by the powerhouse director that is Lenny Abrahamson; alongside English director Hettie Macdonald.

But don’t fret if you haven’t seen the 12 part series yet, the first two episodes will drop tomorrow night, Tuesday, April 28 as a double-bill on RTÉ One at 10:15pm.

Check out some of the first reactions below…

Again, tomorrow night, RTÉ One, 10:15pm.


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