Kiss Me First, from creator of Skins, to premiere on E4 & Netflix

Kiss Me First, an emotional thriller series written by Bryan Elsley is to be shown on E4 and Netflix.

The six-part drama series will premiere on E4 in the United Kingdom with Netflix streaming the series globally outside of the country. The series is an adaptation of Lottie Moggach’s best-selling young adult novel of the same name.

The series follows the story of a lonely 17 year old girl called Leila who is addicted to a fictional online gaming site called Agora. She becomes friends with Tess, a confident party girl who is hiding a dark secret. When Tess disappears Leila decides to assume her friend’s identity and is soon drawn into unravelling the mystery behind her disappearance.

Piers Wenger, Head of Drama at Channel 4, said; “This is a thrilling and truly ground-breaking series which takes an emotional look at the lives of a group of young gamers and the truth which exists behind their online life. We are thrilled to be welcoming Bryan Elsley back to E4 to lead a group of new writers and to helm this exciting new show.”

Larry Tanz, Vice President Global Television at Netflix, said: "Netflix is committed to bringing the work of bold and innovative voices like Bryan's to our subscribers around the world. Kiss Me First is a show with global themes and resonance, and we are proud to launch the show simultaneously across the entire world, exclusively on Netflix immediately after its broadcast in the UK."


- E4
- Netflix

Written by: Ben Drummond
Jan 15th, 2016, 8:38 am

Images courtesy of E4

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