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Desiree Akhavan’s Bisexual Sitcom Coming To The UK

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The UK television network, Channel 4, has handed out a six episode series order to The Bisexual, a comedy from Desiree Akhavan, Cecilia Frugiuele and Sister Productions which explores the difference between dating men and women from the perspective of a person who finds herself doing both.

The Girls alum and Appropriate Behavior writer/director, Akhavan, plays New Yorker Leila who is feeling lost in London.

Split from her girlfriend she moves in with a ‘stranger off the internet’ and discovers she’s swapped her luxe old life for a house-share with a British guy who’s only other female ‘flat-mate’ was his mother.

Their worlds collide in awkward and revealing ways as he becomes her unlikely wingman and helps her to navigate a new life dating men.

Akhavan said in a statement;

Getting to play in the sandbox with such intelligent collaborators at Sister Pictures and Channel 4 is an absolute dream come true. They’re the perfect partners in crime for a taboo sex comedy. And by that I mean they’re all perverts.”

 

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