Words: Steve Brown
Netflix has announced the release date for the second season of Sex Education.
The first season received critical acclaim and told the story of Otis and his friend Maeve Wiley who set up a sex clinic at their secondary school, with the help of his unknowing sex therapist mother, played by Gillian Anderson.
The new season will continue the story of late bloomer Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield) who will have to learn to manage his newly discovered sexual urges if he wants his relationship with girlfriend Ola to succeed.
Posting on Twitter, the official Netflix account revealed that the new season is set to be released on January 17.
Get in losers, the new term is starting. Sex Education s2 streaming 17 January 2020. pic.twitter.com/itDARGz5ba— Netflix UK & Ireland (@NetflixUK) November 25, 2019
Ncuti Gatwa will return as Eric Effiong, who is Otis’ openly gay best friend and Emma Mackey as Maeve Wiley and Connor Swindells as bully and closeted Adam Groff.
A bunch of new characters are set to debut including Sam Outalbali as French student Rahim who turns heads when he joins Moordale Secondary School.
New cast and characters include Chinenye Ezeudu as super intelligent Viv and George Robinson as Isaac who moves into Maeve’s caravan park.
Look at this naughty boy snapping our beautiful mural pic.twitter.com/AX3d6rv3tU— Netflix UK & Ireland (@NetflixUK) November 25, 2019