Channel 4 has confirmed a second series of Jack Rooke’s critically acclaimed comedy Big Boys.
Created and narrated by Jack Rooke, it stars Dylan Llewellyn as uni fresher Jack, trying to find his tribe whilst still finding himself.
The first series saw the unlikely friendship between sweet, shy, closeted Jack and boisterous, laddish and ever-so-slightly mature student Danny.
A teaser for the second series shares: “Series Two takes the whole gang straight into the second year of Brent University 2014, where alongside dealing with virginity hang-ups, drug experimentation (both legal and otherwise) and Jack’s obsession with Alison Hammond, this time round their degrees actually count!
“Meanwhile Jack’s family continue to navigate their lives after his Dad’s passing, beginning just as much of a new chapter as the gang at university. And Danny gets to revisit his past as he learns how to better deal with his mental health issues.”
Series two of Big Boys will start in January 2024 on Channel 4 with an exact launch date to be confirmed.
Alongside Dylan Llewellyn, the cast of series two will feature Jon Pointing, Camille Coduri, Katy Wix, Izuka Hoyle, Olisa Odele, Harriet Webb and Annette Badland.
Jack Rooke said: “We are finally returning, to take you all back to the pre-Brexit era of 2014/2015, where David Cameron wasn’t our foreign secretary and everyone was happily doing the ice bucket challenge.
“Second year at Brent Uni is bigger and better than before, delving into even more of our uni gangs japes, scrapes and collective love of her royal highness, Alison Hammond.”
Ash Atalla, Managing Director at producers Roughcut TV added: “Big Boys is back for year 2 and time to get serious about studies.
“No more drinking, partying or sex, this series is all set in the library where we follow our gang reading books. We hope you like our new direction.”
Series one of Big Boys is available to stream online now via All 4.