Season 2 of Derry Girls returning this March with two-part episode
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Season 2 of Derry Girls returning this March with two-part episode

DERRY GIRLS is returning to our screens next month.

The second series of Lisa McGee’s hit sitcom about the trials and tribulations of a group of Derry school girls growing up during the time of the Troubles will return to Channel 4 on Tuesday, March 5th, at 9:15pm.

A critical and commercial smash hit when it first debuted on E4, the new series is set to kick-off with a two-part episode that sees the girls embark on a Friends Across the Barricades trip.

It’s a trip that is set to provide ample opportunity for more comedy gold with the girls getting acquainted with a ground of Protestant boys as part of the trip.

The two-part episode is one of several being teased ahead of the show’s return.

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The second series of Derry Girls will also see the girls get swept up by an inspirational teacher who arrives at their all-girls school with some bold ideas.

Reports also suggest one episode is set to centre on former US President Bill Clinton’s visit to Foyleside back in the 1990s.

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With just a few short weeks to go until the show returns, fans have already been treated to a trailer offering snippets of what to expect.

And it would appear that plans are already afoot for even more Derry Girls, with talk of a third season in the offing and rumours of a potential big screen outing.

Speaking of a second series, writer Lisa McGee previously told Digital Spy:

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"I'm absolutely delighted. Derry Girls is such a special project for me and it means so much that the audience have taken to Erin and the gang so warmly."

Derry Girls returns to Channel 4 on Tuesday, March 5th and 9:15pm.