Normal People is an Irish drama television series produced by Element Pictures for BBC Three and Hulu in association with Screen Ireland. Based on the novel of the same name by Sally Rooney, the series follows the relationship between Marianne Sheridan (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and Connell Waldron (Paul Mescal), as they navigate adulthood from their final days in secondary school to their undergraduate years in Trinity College. The series was primarily written by Sally Rooney and Alice Birch, and directed by Lenny Abrahamson (Room) and Hettie Macdonald (Beautiful Thing)
The series was released on BBC Three in the United Kingdom on 26 April 2020, followed by weekly airings on BBC One.
It premiered on RTÉ One in Ireland on 28 April 2020.
In the United States, the series was released in its entirety on Hulu on 29 April 2020.