A New Netflix Show


Aurélie Bourgeois, Journalist

Heartstopper, a romantic LGBTQ drama show coming on Netflix this April.


Two boys, Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring, meet in an all-boys grammar school. They start by being friends, but slowly, Charlie who is openly gay starts having feelings for Nick. Nick is also more interested in Charlie than he thinks. The TV show is about living a coming out, loyalty and mental illness.

The series based on a book by Alice Oseman that is followed by three other novels is coming on Netflix on April 22nd in 2022. There are going to be eight episodes and each of them will be 30 minutes. 

The main characters Nick and Charlie are played by Kit Connor and Joe Locke. Sebastian Croft, a well-known actor who played in Game of Thrones is part of the series. Yasmin Finney, William Gao, Corinna Brown, Kizzy Edgell, Cormac Hyde-Corrin, Tobie Donovan and Rhea Norwood also have a role in the show. 

The first book of heartstopper was published in October 2018. Volume two was out in July 2019 and the third one in February 2020. Alice Oseman published the last volume in May 2021.


Alice Oseman is a british author who is 27 years old and their pronouns are she and they. She wrote her first book at when she was 17 in 2014. They also wrote radio silence, I was born for this and loveless.