It comes as no surprise that the breakout series of 2019 (so far), Netflix’s ‘Sex Education’, has been renewed for a second season.

The show, which follows the students of Moordale High School as they take their first steps into exploring their own sexuality, has been an overwhelming success for the streaming service. Within the first 4 weeks of the show premiering, over 40 million households had already tuned in, with most binging the full eight episodes in one sitting.

Watch the announcement of season 2:

Season 2 will comprise of another 8 episodes exploring sexuality, relationships and identity in that awkward fashion that became so endearing. Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa, Aimee-Lou Wood, Connor Swindells, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Tanya Reynolds and Patricia Allison are all set to reprise their roles. Production is due to start this spring in the UK.

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About the recommission, series creator Laurie Nunn said, “The reception to series one has been so exciting. Seeing how people across the world have connected to characters that began as ideas in my head is incredible. I’m hugely grateful to every person that has taken the time to watch the series, and I can’t wait to continue this amazing journey.”

Season one was created and written by Laurie Nunn and executive-produced by Jamie Campbell and Ben Taylor, and co-executive produced by Sian Robins-Grace. Taylor also served as a director on season one along with Kate Herron.

We spoke to the leading cast members of the show this month, watch the full interview below: