Boy Meets Girl: Britain’s first transgender-themed sitcom

Denise Welch, Rebecca Root, and Harry Hepple star in Boy Meets Girl, the UK's very first transgender-themed sitcom.

Denise Welch, Rebecca Root, and Harry Hepple star in Boy Meets Girl, the UK's very first transgender-themed sitcom. BBC/Tiger Aspect Productions

Denise Welch, Rebecca Root, and Harry Hepple star in Boy Meets Girl, the UK's very first transgender-themed sitcom.BBC/Tiger Aspect Productions

Denise Welch, Rebecca Root, and Harry Hepple star in Boy Meets Girl, the UK’s very first transgender-themed sitcom.

On September 2nd, BBC 2 will premiere the UK’s very first trans-themed sitcom, starring transgender actress Rebecca Root as Judy, a 40-year-old who’s just begun to date 26-year-old Leo (Harry Hepple).

The groundbreaking comedy — featuring a script that was unearthed during a massive talent search for positive representations of transgender people — will also star Denise Welsh as Leo’s mom.

Check out the trailer below:

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