How many episodes of Normal People are there? – The Sun

FANS who couldn't get enough of Sally Rooney's 2018 novel, Normal People, are loving the BBC adaptation of the book.

The series features an impressive cast and returns to our screens tonight (May 24, 2020).

How many episodes of Normal People are there?

The series continues this evening (May 18, 2020) at 9pm on BBC One.

The whole series is also available to binge-watch in one go on BBC iPlayer right now.

The adaptation consists of 12 episodes which are around 30 minutes long – with a double bill each Monday night.

The much anticipated series is perfect for lockdown viewing.

Who is in the cast of Normal People?

The new series features a set of young promising actors and actresses who have already built a stellar resumé.

Daisy Edgar-Jones stars as the female lead, Marianne, in the drama.

The 21-year-old London born actress has also had roles in television shows such as Cold Feet and 2019's War Of Words.

Starring opposite her as the male lead, Connell, is Paul Mescal.

This is Paul's small screen debut.

The actor is primarily known for his stage work having played the flashy Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby and The Lieutenant Of Inishmore.

The Irish actor, 24, has also appeared in Happyish, a short film directed by Juanita Wilson.

Other stars joining the pair will be Sarah Greene, Aislin McGuckin, Sean Doyle and Kwaku Fortune.

What is Normal People about?

Normal People, which is set in a small town in Ireland, is a romantic drama series which tells the story of teenagers who fall in love.

The couple soon realise their love will not be an easy one as they have to battle obstacles along the way.

At school, Connell is a popular star athlete while Marianne is an awkward loner who can also be quite intimidating.

The romance between the unlikely pair is sure to thrill audiences.

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