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The End of the F***ing World 

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James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a road trip in search of her real father.
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Series cast summary:
Jessica Barden ...  Alyssa 8 episodes, 2017
Alex Lawther ...  James 8 episodes, 2017
Steve Oram ...  Phil 7 episodes, 2017
Wunmi Mosaku ...  DC Teri Darego 5 episodes, 2017
Gemma Whelan ...  DC Eunice Noon 5 episodes, 2017
Christine Bottomley ...  Gwen 5 episodes, 2017
Navin Chowdhry ...  Tony 5 episodes, 2017
Jack Veal ...  Little James 5 episodes, 2017
Jonathan Aris ...  Professor Clive Koch 2 episodes, 2017
Barry Ward ...  Leslie 2 episodes, 2017
Kelly Harrison Kelly Harrison ...  Vanessa 2 episodes, 2017
Holly Beechey Holly Beechey ...  Little Alyssa 2 episodes, 2017
Polly Kemp Polly Kemp ...  Rita 2 episodes, 2017
Alex Sawyer ...  Topher 2 episodes, 2017
Eileen Davies ...  Stella 2 episodes, 2017
Kierston Wareing ...  Debbie 2 episodes, 2017
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Based on the award-winning series of comic books by Charles Forsman, The End of the F***ing World invites viewers into the dark and confusing lives of teen outsiders James and Alyssa as they embark on a road trip to find Alyssa's father, who left home when she was a child. Written by ahmetkozan

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UK

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English

Release Date:

5 January 2018 (Germany) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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Unlike many shows that use video filters to show that action on screen is a flashback, this show puts the flashback in the 4:3 aspect ratio which was standard for TV until wide-screen came in in the 2000s See more »

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Remake of TEOTFW (2014) See more »

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Couldn't stop watching
27 October 2017 | by beadybrentSee all my reviews

I've just watched the whole series in one go and I wish there were more episodes. The writing is fabulous - witty but naive, cruel but touching.

As for the cast, there was not a single weak link, though the highest praise must go to Jessica Barden (Alyssa) and Alex Lawther (James) for perfectly balanced performances constantly moving between vulnerability and adult cynicism. If these two are not nominated for awards there is no justice.

As a show it certainly pushed a boundary or two but hopefully the title will deter those who will not appreciate this. Funny, shocking, poignant, gross and brutally honest - every aspect done with skill, style and credibility. Perfect TV.


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