FIRST LOOK: School is Back in Session with the Return of ‘Sex Education’ this January 2020

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Yep! Keep calm and take out your notebooks! The hit British coming-of-age Sex Education is returning to Netflix with bolder lessons. After its successful release in 2019, the plight of the teenagers we have come to love makes its anticipated return on the global streaming platform this January 17, 2020.

Created by Laura Nunn, the story of Otis Milburn, a socially awkward high school student who lives with his sex therapist mother, Jean continues, as he navigates young adult life with his best friend Eric and his growing fascination with newfound friend and sex clinic business partner, Maeve Wiley.

For the follow-up season, as a late bloomer Otis must master his newly discovered sexual urges in order to progress with his girlfriend Ola whilst also dealing with his now strained relationship with Maeve. Meanwhile, Moordale Secondary is in the throes of an disturbing sexually-transmitted outbreak, highlighting the need for better sex education at the school and new kids come to town who will challenge the status quo. 

The series is written and created by Laurie Nunn and produced by Eleven. Season 2 is directed by Ben Taylor, Alice Seabright, and Sophie Goodhart. Jamie Campbell, Laurie Nunn, and Ben Taylor are also Executive Producers on the series.

Connor Swindells as Adam Groff | Still Courtesy of Netflix
Aimee Lou Wood as Aimee Gibbs and Emma Mackey as Maeve Wiley | Still Courtesy of Netflix
Kedar Williams-Stirling as Jackson Marchetti | Still Courtesy of Netflix
Gillian Anderson as Dr. Jean Milburn | Still Courtesy of Netflix
Tanya Reynolds as Lily Igleheart and Patricia Allison as Ola Nyman | Still Courtesy of Netflix

Sex Education stars Asa Butterfield (Ender’s Game, Hugo), Gillian Anderson (The Crown, The Fall), Emma Mackey (The Winter Lake, Eiffel, Death on the Nile), Ncuti Gatwa (Stonemouth, The Last Letter From My Lover), Connor Swindells (The Vanishing, VS), Aimee-Lou Wood (Louis Wane), Kedar Williams-Stirling (Will, Roots, Wolfblood), Chaneil Kular (Informer), Simone Ashley (Broadchurch), Mimi Keene (Tolkien, Close), Tanya Reynolds (Emma, Delicious), Mikael Persbrandt (Invisible Heroes, The Girl in the Spider’s Web, The Hobbit, King Arthur), Patricia Allison (Les Miserables, Moving On), Jim Howick (Broadchurch), Rakhee Thakrar (Four Weddings and a Funeral), Samantha Spiro (Game of Thrones, Tracey Ullman’s Show, Babs, Doctor Who), James Purefoy (Rome, Altered Carbon), and Alistair Petrie (Deep State, Rogue One, Night Manager).

Netflix also adds newcomers to join the cast this new season. Chinenye Ezeudu plays Viv, a super-intelligent, multi-talented academic student, who is anything but talented in love.

Chinenye Ezeudu | Still courtesy of Netflix

Sami Outalbali plays Rahim, a french student who turns heads when he joins Moordale Secondary.

Sami Outalbali | Still courtesy of Netflix

George Robinson joins the series as Isaac, who creates waves when he moves into Maeve’s caravan park.

George Robinson | Still Courtesy of Netflix