PREVIEW: Ladhood (Series 2), BBC Three
Liam Williams’ critically acclaimed coming-of-age comedy returns. Freshly heartbroken, Liam looks back at his noughties' adolescence in search of answers to his modern-day millennial angst.
Episode one: Results
Liam is on a date for the first time since his all-too-recent breakup with Jess. With a bit of help from an ‘icebreaker’ app, everything seems to be going well. But when his date asks Liam about the last time he felt completely happy, he’s thrust back into memories of his adolescence.
Episode two: On The Road
In the wake of his break-up with Jess, Liam devotes himself to a healthier and more productive lifestyle. At the age of 33, he decides it’s finally time he learned to drive.
Leeds, early noughties: Ralph - being the first to turn 17 - is only days away from his driving test and the lads are pinning all their hopes on him passing.
Episode three: Indie
Liam's best friend, Ross, tells him he doesn't want him to be best man at his wedding. Wounded, Liam stages a disastrous ‘intervention’ for his mates which leaves him ostracised from the group. Fortunately, he soon meets some new, charming - if suspiciously well-bred - friends at work.
Episode four: Mary
Liam abandons Ross’s stag do and accepts an invitation back to the house of an older woman in the depths of the countryside. While passing around a weed vape, the woman and her friends begin to share spooky stories. Liam offers up his own story, revealing the scariest thing that ever happened to him, when he was 16 years old…
Episode five: Black Stones
Ross asks Liam to record a short ‘congratulations’ message to be played at his upcoming wedding. But when Liam sees his ex-girlfriend Jess is impressed by another guest’s video, his competitive instincts kick in and he hires a cinematographer to help realise his grand vision.
Episode six: The Big Day
It’s Ross’s wedding day. With Liam's ex-girlfriend due to attend as a bridesmaid, Ross asks Liam not to do anything 'weird' on his big day. But Liam seem suspiciously relaxed under the circumstances.
Available as a boxset from Sunday 15th August on BBC Three.