Step into the world of Comedy in the swinging 60s with Funny Woman, a delightful and insightful six-part British drama series on Sky Max. Directed by the talented Oliver Parker and written by the witty duo Morwenna Banks and Nick Hornby, the show is based on the novel of the same name. It brings to life the story of the female comedian, Sophie Straw, played by The King’s Man actor Gemma Arterton. The show is a perfect blend of drama and Comedy as it tackles important issues such as gender inequality, representation, and the price that comes with fame. The show will have you entertained and pondering in equal measure. With the first season out and showing on Sky tv, here is everything we know about the second season.
Funny Woman Season 2 Release Date: When will it air?
Unfortunately, the show’s second season has no specific release date, and we are unsure when season 2 will be out. The first season premiered on the 9th of February and as of April 2023, we are yet to receive any news regarding the series renewal or cancellation. The show has been receiving positive reviews and feedback from fans, and it is likely to be renewed for the second season. If the show gets renewed, you should expect the second season to be released sometime in 2024. Novel adaptation series scripts usually take time, and chances of the second season premiering this year are minimal.
Funny Woman Season 2 Plot: What will happen?
The series revolves around Barbara Parker, whose stage name is Sophie Straw, as she finds her way through the world of Comedy. She navigates the world of Comedy with her razor-sharp wit and relatable humor. With the help of her agent and writing partner, Sophie becomes a household name dazzling the audiences with her comedic genius. But as the laughter subsides, Sophy realizes that fame comes at a cost. She struggles to balance her personal life and her desire to be taken seriously as a female artist in a male-dominated world. We are currently uncertain what the show’s second season will entail. It will probably pick up from the season one ending.
Funny Woman Season 2 Cast: Who will be in?
Gemma Arterton takes the lead role as Barbara Parker, who becomes a famous comedian under the stage name Sophie Straw. Joining Arteton is Tom Bateman (Based on a True Story), who stars as Clive, Sophies love interest, and fellow comedian, David Threlfall as George Parker, Barbara’s Father who disapproves of her career choice. Other casts include Morwenna Banks as Patsy, Rupert Everett as Brian Debenham, and Alistair Petrie as Ted Sargent.
Season 1 Review:
Funny Woman has been receiving a lot of positive reviews. It has a 7.4/10 rating on IMDB and a 67% on Tomatometer. The Guardian, the review geeks also consider Arteton’s performance world-class and captivating if you were looking for a sign to binge on the show, then this is it.
Funny Woman Season 2 Trailer: When can we watch it?
A trailer for the show’s second season is yet to be released and will not come out soon. The series is yet to be renewed for the second season, and we are unsure if it will. If it gets renewed, expect the series trailer to be released in 2024. In the meantime, you can check out both the series trailer and the first season on Sky Max.
Reviews And Ratings of Funny Woman Season 1
Funny Woman first season got a good ratings like on IMDb it got 7.4/10 and on RottenTomatoes website it got a rating of 71% Tomatometer and 82% on audience score.
Where Can I Watch All Episodes of Funny Woman Season 1?
You can watch the fist season of Funny Woman in the Sky Showtime or on JioCinema. Here is the direct link to the site. The show has total of six episodes. Start enjoying the show, and follow us for updates.