It may have only been a month since the second season of Heartstopper debuted on Netflix, but already fans are desperate for any information they can get about the upcoming third season.


Thankfully, they're in luck, as Netflix's account on Twitter, which has recently been re-branded as X, has revealed the title of the third season's first episode - Love.

The title may not be a surprise for fans, given how season 2 ended off. The finale saw Nick confess that he loves Charlie's hair and his eyes, but struggle to fully make that ultimate declaration of love.

Meanwhile, Charlie typed out a message to Nick to tell him that he loves him, but he stopped short of sending it.

Now, it seems that season 3 will pick up off the back of that moment, and may well include the pair telling each other just how strong their feelings are.

Speaking with Netflix Tudum, the show's creator Alice Oseman teased as much, saying: "People who have read the comics will know what’s going to happen, but I don’t want to spoil it for people who haven’t been reading the comics.

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"I think [season 2’s ending] just sets up that conversation for next season. We know that Charlie loves Nick, and I think we know that Nick loves Charlie as well. It’s just about when and how they’re going to say that to each other."

Beyond the first episode's title, one other thing we do know about season 3 is that one cast member won't be returning, with Sebastian Croft having confirmed his departure from the show.

Croft said that he and Oseman "both felt strongly" about his character Ben, Charlie's absuive ex-boyfriend, "not having a redemption arc".

The character's final scene in season 2 saw him unsuccessfully attempt to reconcile with Charlie, with Croft saying: "[It was] a really beautiful way of having these two people who have been through a lot — and Ben’s been horrible to Charlie — to have that conversation and explore it on a deeper level than I felt like we got to do in season 1."

Heartstopper seasons 1-2 is available to stream on Netflix. Sign up for Netflix from £4.99 a month. Netflix is also available on Sky Glass and Virgin Media Stream.

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