"Normal People" is an Irish drama television series directed by Lenny Abrahamson, Hettie Macdonald and Sally Rooney.
The starring cast includes Daisy Edgar-Jones as Marianne Sheridan, Paul Mescal as Connell Waldron, Sarah Greene as Lorraine Waldron, Aislín McGuckin as Denise Sheridan, Éanna Hardwicke as Rob Hegarty, Frank Blake as Alan Sheridan, Eliot Salt as Joanna, Desmond Eastwood as Niall, India Mullen as Peggy, Fionn O'Shea as Jamie and others.

Here are "Normal People" TV series trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Normal People TV series?

Hulu on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 released the trailer for "Normal People" you can watch here:
Normal People Trailer (Official) • A Hulu Original.

Plot summary

What is Normal People TV series plot?

Here is a short review of "Normal People" TV series plot summary.

The series follows Marianne Sheridan (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and Connell Waldron (Paul Mescal) through their time at secondary school in County Sligo on Ireland's Atlantic coast, and later as undergraduate students at Trinity College Dublin.
The focus is mainly Connell's and Marianne's complex relationship. Among her peers at secondary school, Marianne is regarded as an oddball, but she denies caring about her social standing.
Despite her academic achievements, her home life is complicated by her dismissive mother, Denise (Aislín McGuckin), and her resentful brother, Alan. Her father is deceased and is later revealed to have been a domestic abuser, though her family avoids mentioning him.
Connell is an athletic, high-achieving student living with his single mother Lorraine (Sarah Greene), who is employed by Denise as a house cleaner. He is popular in school, though he remains silent while Marianne is constantly bullied. This creates complexity and point of contention as their relationship develops.


Who plays who in the Normal People TV series cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Normal People" TV series. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Daisy Edgar-Jones  as Marianne Sheridan a student from an affluent family
Paul Mescal  as Connell Waldron a well-liked, academically gifted student and athlete
Sarah Greene  as Lorraine Waldron Connell's single mother
Aislín McGuckin  as Denise Sheridan Marianne's single, wealthy mother
Éanna Hardwicke  as Rob Hegarty a close friend of Connell's
Frank Blake  as Alan Sheridan Marianne's brother with whom she's not close
Eliot Salt  as Joanna a close friend Marianne meets at Trinity College
Desmond Eastwood  as Niall Connell's flatmate during his time at Trinity College
India Mullen  as Peggy a friend Marianne makes at Trinity College
Fionn O'Shea  as Jamie part of Marianne's social circle at Trinity College
Seán Doyle  as Eric one of Connell's school friends
Leah McNamara  as Rachel Moran a fellow schoolmate of Marianne and Connell's and part of Connell's social circle
Niamh Lynch  as Karen one of the nicer girls to Marianne at school in Sligo
Clinton Liberty  as Kiernan
Kwaku Fortune  as Philip a friend of Marianne's at Trinity College
Aoife Hinds  as Helen Brophy Connell's girlfriend at Trinity College
Lancelot Ncube  as Lukas Marianne's boyfriend in Sweden
Meadhbh Maxwell  as Lisa
Killian Filan  as Jack
Liz Fitzgibbon  as Ms. Neary
Megan McDonnell  as Elaine
Leah Minto  as Sadie
Slaney Power  as Sophie
Sebastian De Souza  as Gareth
Chris McHallem  as Lecturer
Domhnall Herdman  as Matt
Muiris Crowley  as Mr. Kerrigan
Lauryn Canny  as Teresa
Bláithín Mac Gabhann  as Evelyn
Conor Mullen  as Tom
Noma Dumezweni  as Gillian
Michael Phong Le  as Matt
Ciara Berkeley  as Student 1
Lucilla di Paolo  as Shopkeeper
Rachel Mariam  as Teaching Assistant 1
Barry O'Connor  as Jason
Lila Coleman  as Student 2
Tina Kellegher  as Trish
Aoibhinn McAuley  as Anna
Frank Smith  as Provost
Sean Duggan  as Matt
Gwynne McElveen  as Aunt Caitlin
Olga Wehrly  as Sarah
Denis Conway  as Gerald
Killian Coyle  as Pat
Eleanor Methven  as Bernie
Eileen Byrne  as Granny Rose
Darragh McKenzie  as Darragh
Claire O'Donovan  as Eileen
Anita Petry  as Seminar Leader
Michael Power  as Val
Carl Austin  as English Lecturer
Maya O'Shea  as Jenny
Jim Roche  as Bill
Fiona Browne  as Fiona
Abdelaziz Sanusi  as Eoin
Ross Gaynor  as Teaching Assistant 2
Una Carroll  as Exam Invigilator
Martina Babisova  as SARA (2019)
Darragh Byrne  as Rory (2019)


What are Normal People filming details?

"Normal People" series are produced by Element Pictures and Screen Ireland.

The average duration of each episode is 23 - 34 minutes. Country of origin: Ireland. Original language: English.


What are critics and audiences saying about Normal People TV series?

"Normal People" TV series got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 8.5/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 89/100.

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