The Derry Girls Season 3 release date has been announced, and fans are eagerly waiting to see what’s in store for the Derry girls. Derry Girls is a comedy series based on the life of 16-year-old Erin Quinn (played by Saoirse Monica Jackson), who lives with her mother and three sisters in Derry, Northern Ireland during The Troubles.
We’ll be updating this blog post with more Derry Girl season 3 information as it becomes available!
What is the release date of Derry Girls Season 3?
Channel 4 did not start filming because of the coronavirus pandemic.
In January 2021, the Bridgerton actress talked to the Belfast Telegraph. The cast of the movie is waiting for production to start up again because they need to film in Derry.
The people who make the movie still need to film it in Derry. They can’t do anything that involves a crowd right now, so it is hard for them.
“We were supposed to start filming around now,” she said on Angela Scanlon’s podcast in June 2020. “But when this all started, I think your brain makes assumptions to make you feel better. It might be a month, but that is not good enough.
The film has been put on hold. We are all excited to go back and start filming again. Until then, we can’t see the scripts.
In October 2020, Saoirse-Monica Jackson said that filming would continue to be postponed until the cast can reunite in Ireland.
And in August 2021, Siobhan McSweeney said that the plan was to film the third series later this year – although no definite dates were set yet.
To watch seasons one and two, you have to go to Channel 4 on the internet. Netflix said that season two will be delayed on their platform.
What is the plot of Derry Girls Season 3?
The coming-of-age sitcom is about four teenage girls in Northern Ireland. They are friends. It is also about an English man who has moved to their town.
This show is about 16-year-old Erin. It’s about her friends and family, who live in a world where police are armed, there are British Army checkpoints and “peace” walls.
The gang is always doing bad things and Erin’s parents don’t like it. They also don’t like Sister Michael.
In series one, there were two big moments. One was when James from England joined the gang and Clare’s coming out story. You can remember all of this with a recap on episode six of season one of Derry Girls.
The second series had a lot of romance. Erin and James almost left Derry for good, but then they came back and Bill Clinton came to visit.
Who will be starring in it?
The main Derry Girls cast are all expected to reprise their roles for a third season, including – deep breath – Saoirse-
Monica Jackson as Erin Quinn,
Louisa Harland as Orla McCool,
Nicola Coughlan as Clare Devlin,
Jamie-Lee O’Donnell as Michelle Mallon,
Dylan Llewellyn as James Maguire,
Tara Lynne O’Neill as Ma/Mary,
Kathy Kiera Clarke as Aunt Sarah,
Siobhan McSweeney as Sister Michael,
Tommy Tiernan as Da/Gerry,
Ian McElhinney as Granda Joe,
Kevin McAleer as Uncle Colm
and Leah O’Rourke as Jenny Joyce.
The writer of the show wants to add another Irish comedy star to the cast. They said they want to bring in Dara O Briain.
Other Latest Details
Channel 4 has not said anything about Derry Girls, but the actor who plays Erin’s dad in the show said in March 2020 that he thinks season three will be the last.
Jason Manford said on his radio show that as far as he knows, this is the last series.
A writer said she was writing Derry Girls, but she doesn’t know if she will. It is a TV show about a girl who is in Ireland.
A Channel 4 sitcom has been on the air for a while. The show’s creator says that she has thought about making a Derry Girls film.
“I had an idea but I wasn’t sure it would work. Now, after series three, I will think about it more. I would like to do this and the cast would too so that is what we will do.”
We should have been shooting season three now but we had to push it back. We are waiting until it’s safe because there is a lot of stuff to work out.