FIRST LOOK: Meet the Characters of Netflix’ Upcoming Coming-Of-Age Drama, ‘Sex Education’

Get to know the characters of Sex Education in these first-look images

Sex Education, Netflix' new coming-of-age drama, is not launching until January 11, 2019, but the streaming website has already given us a first look on the show to get us curious and excited!

The drama follows socially-awkward high school student Otis Milburn who lives with his mother, a sex therapist. Growing up exposed to open conversations about sex, he thinks he can use the things he's learned on the subject to gain status at school. He works with the smart bad-girl Maeve, as they open an underground sex therapy clinic for their fellow students. There, he realizes that he might also need therapy. 

Asa Butterfield as Otis Milburn and Gillian Anderson as Jean Milburn | Photo: Netflix

Sex Education stars Asa Butterfield plays Otis Milburn who, being the son of two sex therapists, grew up listening to the grown-ups' home-office therapy sessions. Jean Milburn (Gillian Anderson), on the other hand, is an independent woman who made it a point to always speak to Otis like an adult. Divorced with her husband, she makes sure that they don't have anything to do with each other unless it involves their only son. 

Kedar Williams-Stirling as Jackson Monroe | Photo: Netflix
Emma MacKey as Maeve Wiley and Aimee-Lou Wood as Aimee Gibbs | Photo: Netflix

Joining Butterfield and Anderson are Emma Mackey, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Ncuti Gatwa, Aimee-Lou Wood, Connor Swindells who would be portraying the Maeve Wiley, Jackson Marchetti, Eric Effiong, Aimee Gibbs, and Adam Groff, respectively. All connected in one way or another with Miles, these characters also have their own issues and characteristics that make them more relatable to the audience. 

Ncuti Gatwa as Eric Nevin and Asa Butterfield | Photo: Netflix
Connor Swindells as Adam Groff and Asa Butterfield | Photo: Netflix

Sex Education launches globally on Netflix this January 11, 2019. For more information, you may check out the show's official Netflix page. 


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Sex Education
Comedy, Drama
Produced by
Netflix
Creator
Laurie Nunn

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