What is Normal People (TV) About?
Normal People is a television drama series based on the critically acclaimed novel written by Sally Rooney. Created for television by Lenny Abrahamson and Hettie Macdonald, the show follows the compelling and often tumultuous relationship between Connell Waldron and Marianne Sheridan, two young individuals from different social backgrounds who attend the same secondary school in a small town in Ireland. As their lives intertwine, the series explores the complexities of love, friendship, and personal growth, delving into themes of class, intimacy, mental health, and the challenges faced in navigating the transition from adolescence to adulthood. With its realistic portrayal of characters and emotionally charged storyline, Normal People offers a thought-provoking and honest examination of the intricacies of human connection and the impact it can have on one's sense of self. The series has garnered critical acclaim for its exceptional writing, brilliant performances, and its ability to captivate viewers with its authentic depiction of the complexities of relationships and the human experience.
The first episode of Normal People aired on April 26, 2020 and the most recent episode to air was on April 26, 2020.