Belfast Telegraph

Derry Girls tipped for sitcom award

Shortlisted: Lisa McGee
Shortlisted: Lisa McGee

By Staff Reporter

Writer Lisa McGee's Derry Girls has been shortlisted for yet another prestigious award.

The hit Channel 4 series is in the running to win Best TV Situation Comedy at the Writers' Guild of Great Britain awards. Other contenders are Inside No. 9, written by Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith, and Mackenzie Crook's Dectectorists.

Londonderry native McGee has previously picked up accolades from the IFTA Gala TV Awards, Edinburgh TV Festival and Radio Times.

McGee's nostalgic series depicts the lives of a group of teenagers growing up in the Maiden City during the Nineties amid the Troubles.

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