Sex ed might be disappearing from U.S. public schools but at least it’s alive and well on Netflix. According to Deadline, the streamer has ordered “Sex Education,” a dramedy series from Laurie Nunn and UK producer Eleven Film. The show will center on a high school student-run underground sex therapy clinic.
Created by Nunn, the series is a coming-of-age tale about virginal high schooler Otis Thompson, whose mother is a sex therapist. “He teams up with ‘whip-smart bad-girl’ Maeve to set up a clinic to deal with their fellow students’ weird and wonderful problems,” Deadline details.
Production is expected start in spring 2018 for a 2019 premiere.
“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with the Eleven team, creator Laurie Nunn, and executive producer and director Ben Taylor to bring ‘Sex Education’ — a distinctive, fresh, and witty examination of the