Derry Girls season 3 is the final season of the hilarious comedy, which has already featured an appearance from Liam Neeson! The award-winning comedy follows a group of teens as they navigate their parents, parties, and school in Derry, Northern Ireland, during the 1990s, against the backdrop of the Troubles.
“I adore creating this programme and I’m so delighted to be able to continue the Derry Girls tale, thank you Channel 4, Erin, and the eejits live to fight another day!” said Lisa McGee, the show’s writer.
“Lisa has moved them all forward slightly within their friendship groups, relationships, and maturity,” says Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, who plays Michelle. Everything has been cranked up a notch. You see things that they’ve never had to deal with in such depth before.
There’s a nice balance between the girls maturing and the usual Derry Girls anarchy.”They’re slightly older but not any wiser,” Clare, played by Nicola Coughlan, remarks. They’re still the same bunch of idiots you know and love. Here’s what we know so far…
What Happens in the Third Season of Derry Girls?
Lisa McGee, the show’s writer and creator, announced that each episode in season three will have a subject and genre, “like a small movie.” Her episode previews are listed below…
The First Episode: The Night Before
“It draws its tonal cues from Goodfellas.” We meet the gang on the eve of their GCSE results; the episode is named The Night Before, and it takes place all in one evening. The girls are concerned that they may have to flee home because they will be so awful and end up being arrested.
“In the meantime, Grandpa Joe has taken in a stray cat.” He adores it, but it is annihilating all the creatures in the neighbourhood, and he and Gerry must dispose of the carcass of a pet rabbit. As a result, it’s a bit like a really silly thriller, extremely dark, and sort of noir.”
The second episode
“The family hires a hot plumber, with whom everyone suspects Ma Mary is having an affair.” It’s entertaining to try to figure out what’s going on.
The gang will also be performing in a Stars in Their Eyes concert at school for Children in Need, and the two stories will collide.”Derry Girls season 3Channel 4 stars Saoirse-Monica Jackson and Jamie-Lee O’Donnell in episode 2.
A Stranger on a Train is the third episode.
“The entire show is set on a train, and two different stories cross over as the youngsters and adults sit in different carriages.”
“It’s a horror film in which the girls wind up travelling to this haunted mansion in Donegal and lots of strange things happen.” Meanwhile, the family visits a psychic in an attempt to communicate with their deceased mother. It’s a wonderful episode, and one of my favourites.”
“This is something completely new for us. Ma Mary and Sarah are attending their 1977 class reunion. We hear that something happened at that high school reunion years ago that was similar to I Know What You Did Last Summer, but not anything that horrible!”
Sixth episode: Halloween
“Halloween in Derry is huge in any case, but the ladies are headed to see Fatboy Slim, and they don’t get tickets, so Michelle spins this elaborate story on national TV to obtain some VIP passes.” Obviously, they are apprehended, and this has far-reaching repercussions. It’s a very happy, nice episode. “Claire meets a girl...”
When Will the Third Season of Derry Girls Be Released?
Derry Girls season 3 premiered on Channel 4 on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at 9:15 p.m. Channel 4 has indicated that the season will be released in late March 2022.
The third season will consist of six episodes and will premiere on Tuesdays in the following weeks. This indicates that the final episode will air on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
Season 3 Cast of Derry Girls
All of the core Derry Girls cast members are set to return for a third season.
- Erin Quinn is played by Saoirse-Monica Jackson.
- Orla McCool is played by Louisa Harland.
- Clare Devlin is played by Nicola Coughlan.
- Michelle Mallon is played by Jamie-Lee O’Donnell.
- James Maguire is played by Dylan Llewellyn.
- Tara Lynne O’Neill in the role of Ma/Mary Kathy Aunt Kiera Clarke (Kiera Clarke) Sister
- Michael is played by Sarah Siobhan McSweeney.
- Da/Gerry is played by Tommy Tiernan.
- Granda is played by Ian McElhinney. Joe
- Uncle Colm is played by Kevin McAleer.
- Jenny Joyce is played by Leah O’Rourke.
Ardal O’Hanlon appeared in season two as Mary’s cousin Eamonn, although it is unknown if he will return for season three. McGee told RadioTimes.com that she would like to add Dara O Briain, another Irish comedic great, to the season 3 group.
However, because of filming commitments for Bridgerton during the pandemic, Nicola Coughlan’s involvement was reduced in the final episodes.”Compromises have to be made in the script of Derry Girls.
It was heartbreaking for me because I wanted to be a part of it all “Coughlan told Belfast Live about it.”However, compromises had to be made. And, you know, they had to reduce my part somewhat, which was difficult. It was quite difficult.
Will This Be the Final Season of Derry Girls?
Unfortunately, indeed — Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee stated in September 2021 that the hit sitcom would conclude after three seasons.”It was always the idea to say farewell after three series,” McGee explained.
“Who knows if Erin, Clare, Orla, Michelle, and James may return in another guise someday, but for now, this is it for us, and we’re delighted to begin filming this series with our fantastic cast and crew to hopefully take our dedicated fans on one last trip.”
Tommy Tiernan, who plays Erin’s father Gerry, had stated in March 2020 that he believed season three would be the show’s final. According to Metro, he claimed on Jason Manford’s Absolute Radio show, “As far as I know, this is the very last series.”
McGee took to Twitter at the time to inform fans that she was in the midst of writing Series 3 and didn’t know what the future contained, but “please don’t worry.”The producer of the Channel 4 sitcom has also disclosed that she is considering making a Derry Girls spin-off feature.
She stated on Ray D’Arcy’s RTÉ Radio 1 broadcast on July 20th, 2020 (via Belfast Telegraph) that she is starting to think about possibilities for a Derry Girls film.
“I didn’t sure if it would work for a while, but now a concept is starting to shape in my head, so after series three I’ll think about it a bit more,” she said.
“I’d like to do it, and I think the actors would as well, so that’s the long-term goal.”We should have been filming it by now, but we obviously had to push it back,” McGee said of season three. “We’re waiting till it’s safe because there’s a lot to work out.”
Derry Girls Season 3 Trailer
Derry Girls season 3 is the final season of the entertaining comedy, which has already included Liam Neeson! The show’s writer and creator, Lisa McGee, has promised that each episode in season three will have a subject and genre, “like a mini-movie.
” Season 3 of Derry Girls premiered on Channel 4 on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at 9:15 p.m. The season will be released in late March 2022, according to Channel 4.