The series will return for eight more episodes, with Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey and Ncuti Gatwa all returning.
“The reception to series one has been so exciting,” creator Laurie Nunn said. “Seeing how people across the world have connected to characters that began as ideas in my head is incredible. I’m hugely grateful to every person that has taken the time to watch the series, and I can’t wait to continue this amazing journey.”
Nunn had earlier revealed that she had already begun work on the second series before the renewal was officially confirmed. Given that Netflix typically commissions TV series in batches of two, it’s good to hear that a plan for the new episodes was already well underway.
When will Sex Education season two be released on Netflix?
The streaming service has not currently confirmed when the show will be back, but with filming starting in the spring, it seems Netflix could be working towards an early 2020 release – just like season one.
Check back here for more details.
What happened in Sex Education season one — and what could happen in season two?
The first series saw Otis (aka ‘Pleasure Master’) grow in confidence, and although his feelings for his sex therapy business partner, Maeve, weren’t reciprocated (or so he thought…), at the end of the series he does enjoy a kiss with Ola (Patricia Allison), the daughter of his mum’s new sexy handyman (and boyfriend — awkward!).
Maeve, on the other hand, seems lost after realising (finally!) that her boyfriend Jackson isn’t all he’s cracked up to be — but when she decides to make a move on Otis, she catches sight of him and Ola kissing.
if Maeve and Otis don't get together in season 2 I'm throwing hands #sexeducation
Meanwhile — and we all totally saw this coming — Otis’s best friend Eric (a scene-stealing Ncuti Gatwa) hooked up with the headmaster’s bad-boy son, Adam (Connor Swindells). However, Eric is left disappointed again after Adam is packed off to military school.
Is #SexEducation renewed for Season 2 already? Because that ending left me high and dry. It cannot end like that. Seriously. @sexeducation
So there are rumors that one of the characters in #SexEducation might actually be transgender, and it's one of my favorite characters as well, so if I wasn't praying for a season 2 before I am definitely now. ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜
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