Lovesick (TV series)

Lovesick (formerly known as Scrotal Recall ) [2] is a British sitcom created by Tom Edge qui Was first broadcast is Channel 4 in October 2014. [3] A second series Was released one Netflix globally is 17 November 2016. [4] The Show has been renewed for a third series. [5]

Plot

Dylan ( Johnny Flynn ) is diagnosed with chlamydia and must contact all of his previous sexual partners to inform them that he has the disease. [6] Dylan’s best friends are Luke ( Daniel Ings ), and Evie ( Antonia Thomas ), who for years had a secret crush on Dylan. Dylan’s encounters with a number of women.

Cast

Main

  • Johnny Flynn as Dylan, the protagonist of the show. He is a vaguely inept romantic who goes from one casual relationship to another, usually expecting more than there is to offer. He works in landscaping, as a garden designer.
  • Antonia Thomas as Evie, Dylan’s best friend. She is barbed, sarcastic and usually single. Dylan, Dylan, Dylan, Dylan
  • Daniel Ings as Luke, a friend and flatmate of Dylan. He is feckless, irresponsible and shallow. In season 2 we learn to work for an app developer.
  • Joshua McGuire as Angus, the henpecked friend of the group. (Season 2, recurring season 1)
  • Hannah Britland as Abigail, the barmaid at Angus and Helen’s wedding, and one of Dylan’s form lovers. After he contacts her to inform her of his diagnosis they resume their casual relationship. (Season 2, recurring season 1)
  • Richard Thomson as Evil, Evie’s fiance. (Season 2, recurring season 1)

Recurring

  • Riann Steele as Cleo, a short-term girlfriend of Luke’s, who goes on to become his therapist.
  • Laura Aikman as Jo, Luke’s ex-girlfriend whose break-up with him deeply affected him.
  • Klariza Clayton as Holly, a stripper who sleeps with Angus.
  • Stephen Wight as Jonno, one of Luke’s former co-worker.
  • Jessica Ellerby as Jane, a short-term, sexually permissive girlfriend of Dylan’s three years and a half years before his diagnosis.
  • Aimee Parkes as Helen, the domineering wife of Angus. She is abrupt and aggressive or as Luke describes her: ‘absolutely fucking terrifying’.

Episodes

Series 1 (2014)

# title Director Writer Original air date
1 “Abigail” Elliot Hegarty Tom Edge 2 October 2014
Dylan ( Johnny Flynn ) must contact all the girls he has ever slept with to inform them that he has chlamydia. He was born in Abigail ( Hannah Britland ), the first girl on his alphabetical list of exes, who he met at Angus’s ( Joshua McGuire ) wedding. A flashback reveals a defining moment. Dylan attended the wedding with Jane, who breaks up with him.
2 “Anna” Elliot Hegarty Tom Edge 9 October 2014
In a flashback to 18 months ago, Luke ( Daniel Ings ) is enjoying the best sex of his life with psychology student Cleo ( Riann Steele ), but he’s keen to avoid deep conversation in case she realizes that he is actually quite shallow. When Dylan gets dragged along on their date he takes a shine to mature student Anna ( Nikki Amuka-Bird ). To Luke’s dismay, Dylan invites the girls over for a proper dinner party.
3 “Cressida” Elliot Hegarty Tom Edge 16 October 2014
In a flashback to 10 months earlier, Luke drags Dylan and Evie ( Antonia Thomas ) to a posh party in the country. Luke is desperate to sleep with childhood crush Ilona McLeod ( Cara Theobold ), who holds a prominent position on his ‘things to do before I die’ list. Meanwhile, a bored Dylan and Evie amuse themselves by attempting some of the unchecked items on Luke’s bucket list, with disastrous and unexpected results, including a link between Dylan and Evie.
4 “Jane” Gordon Anderson Tom Edge 23 October 2014
Dylan’s new girlfriend (Dylan’s new girlfriend) is a Dylan’s new girlfriend. Jane (Jessica Ellerby) and Jonno ( Stephen Wight ), a horribly incompatible date that Luke has brought along for Evie.
5 “Bethany” Gordon Anderson Tom Edge 30 October 2014
In a flashback to four years ago, Dylan has been seeing Bethany ( Rosalie Craig ) for several months, but when she invites her protective big brother over to dinner a terrifying thought happens to him that he has fallen into a serious relationship with her. Meanwhile, Luke drags Evie away from a photo assignment to a work bowling night in order to find out why his new boss Diana ( Clare Wille ) has turned all the women in the office against him.
6 “Phoebe” Gordon Anderson Tom Edge 6 November 2014
Dylan sets about tracking down Phoebe ( Susannah Fielding ) who has not returned any of his messages. This prompts a flashback to five years ago When the gang are at a pub quiz , When Was Evie dating Angus aim is schedule to break up with _him_. Dylan is dating Phoebe, but they break up. In the present, things take an unexpected turn for everyone.

Series 2 (2016)

# title Director Writer Original air date
1 “Frankie” Elliot Hegarty Tom Edge 17 November 2016
After confessing his feelings to Evie, Dylan has a flashback to a disastrous weekend camping with Frankie (Antonia Clarke) six months ago.
2 “Agata” Elliot Hegarty Tom Edge 17 November 2016
In the present, Dylan begins seeing Abigail. Dylan first meets Gatineau (English version) Gatineau (English version) Meanwhile, Luke’s girlfriend Jo ( Laura Aikman ) breaks up with him shortly before he is about to propose to her.
3 “Amy” Elliot Hegarty Tom Edge 17 November 2016
In a flashback to six years ago, Dylan sleeps with Amy (Jade Ogugua) before subsequently finding out that she is Evie’s sister. In the present, Angus’ friends encourages him to start dating, while Luke struggles with his feelings after learning Phoebe’s death.
4 “Liv” Elliott Hegarty Tom Edge 17 November 2016
In Dylan, Evie, and Luke, Diane, Diane, and Diane. Meanwhile, Dylan struggles to communicate with his girlfriend Liv. In the present, Luke starts to discuss his problems with Cleo, who is now a therapist.
5 “Isabel” Gordon Anderson Tom Edge 17 November 2016
In a flashback to two and a half years ago, Evie, Dylan and Luke are awaiting a drunken awards ceremony, with Luke determined to beat Alexander ( David Westhead ) and to keep his friends jobs. Meanwhile, Evie drunkenly kisses Dylan, who is engaged with workaholic Isabel (Jenny Bede).
6 “Emma” Gordon Anderson Tom Edge 17 November 2016
In a flashback to fifteen months ago, Dylan finds himself confronted with his girlfriend Emma (Cassie Layton), and his co-worker Cara (Sara Vickers) on Valentine’s Day. Meanwhile, Luke struggles with his feelings when he meets Jo, and Evie makes a mistake when cooking a birthday meal for evil. In the present, Luke continues to discuss his feelings with Cleo, while Dylan’s clothes
7 “Jonesy?” Gordon Anderson Tom Edge, Ed Macdonald & Andy Baker 17 November 2016
Dylan meets with Jonesy ( Yasmine Akram ) in the present, who claims to have not slept with him. In a flashback to three months before, Dylan meets Jonesy during a night out. After going to a strip club, Angus sleeps with a stripper named Holly ( Klariza Clayton ). Meanwhile, Evie struggles with her feelings after Mal’s parents.
8 “Abigail (Again)” Gordon Anderson Tom Edge 17 November 2016
The episode flashes back and forth between the present and the previous night where Angus is celebrating his divorce. During the celebration, Abigail learns that Dylan has slept with Evie. Holly locates Angus, and tells him she is pregnant with his baby. Angus announces their commitment to everyone. In the present, Dylan finds an upset Abigail, while Evie confesses her feelings for Dylan to Luke.

Production

The first series was made available on Netflix in the United States in April 2015 and was billed as a “Netflix Original”. [7] The series is filmed in a series of 8 episodes, without Channel 4’s involvement, which was made available globally on the streaming network in November 2016. [8] Glasgow . [6] [9] After its transfer from Channel 4 to Netflix , the show was renamed from Scrotal Recall to Lovesick . [4] Antonia Thomas (Evie) noted that while the form name technically made sense, it completely mis-sold the tone of the show. [10] Thomas admitted to being pleased with the name change, and noted that the second series would continue to follow the same format as the first, but would go into more depth. [10]

References

  1. Jump up^ Tom Eames (March 24, 2016). “Scrotal Recall is coming back for a second season … on Netflix.” . Digital Spy .
  2. Jump up^ Harp, Justin (July 27, 2016). “Scrotal Recall gets a brand new name as it sets Netflix premiere” . Digital Spy . Hearst Corporation . Retrieved 1 August 2016 .
  3. Jump up^ “Johnny Flynn stars in new Channel 4 comedy Scrotal Recall”. 7 August 2014.
  4. ^ Jump up to:b “Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for Series Nine, Including Black Mirror, Chef’s Table: France, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life and More” . Netflix Media Center . Netflix – Media Center – Press Release. 27 July 2016 . Retrieved 2 August 2016 .
  5. Jump up^ “* klaxon * #Lovesick will return for a third series only on @netflix @AntoniaLThomas @JohnnyFlynnHQ #DanIngs #JoshuaMcGuire” . Twitter . Retrieved February 19, 2017 .
  6. ^ Jump up to:b “Scrotal Recall: the STI comedy that’s not as gross as it sounds” . Telegraph.co.uk . 2 October 2014 . Retrieved 11 May2015 .
  7. Jump up^ “Netflix’s New Original ‘Scrotal Recall’ Is So Much Better Than Its Attention-Grabby Title” . Pajiba . Retrieved 11 May 2015 .
  8. Jump up^ “Netflix Has Officially Renewed Scrotal Recall for Season 2” . First Date . Retrieved 10 April 2016 .
  9. Jump up^ Virtue, Graeme (November 16, 2016). “A whole new ball game: the unlikely return of STI sitcom Scrotal Recall” . The Guardian . Retrieved 16 November 2016 .
  10. ^ Jump up to:b Sancto, Roxanne (14 November 2016). “Lovesick Star Antonia Thomas on Changing the Show’s Name from Scrotal Recall and Wanting to Play Eartha Kitt” . Paste . Netflix – Media Center – Press Release . Retrieved 15 November 2016 .

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.