TV crews descend on Coventry for brand-new BBC series hailed 'blast of fresh air'

Crews on Riley Square in Coventry
Crews on Riley Square in Coventry -Credit:Jaspreet Kaur/CoventryLive

TV crews have descended on Coventry for the filming of a brand-new BBC series that has been hailed as a 'blast of fresh air.' Actors were seen on Riley Square in Bell Green on Thursday (May 16).

Written by Janice Okoh, known for Hetty Feather and Sandition, We Go Again is based on her play Three Birds, which won the prestigious Bruntwood Playwriting Prize. She said coming up with the new BBC drama series has been an 'exciting and joyous process.'

We Go Again is about three stubbornly optimistic siblings with a dark secret, the BBC said. When their mum disappears, they will do anything to keep it quiet so they can stay together, with the characters described as 'feistily resilient and fiercely loyal.'

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We Go Again is currently being filmed in and around the city and will be airing on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer. Crews will also be filming the six-part series in Birmingham.

We Go Again has been created by Janice Okoh
We Go Again has been created by Janice Okoh -Credit:BBC

Creator Janice Okoh said: “It has been an exciting and joyous process working with The Forge and BBC Three to bring these vibrant characters to TV. I hope the audience loves them as much as I do.”

George Ormond, executive producer for The Forge said: “Her scripts are a blast of fresh air, fearless, laugh out loud funny, surprising and often moving. We cannot wait to bring them to the screen.”

Lindsay Salt, director of BBC Drama, added: “We Go Again is the perfect mix of beautifully drawn, captivating characters and a compelling plot that will have you desperate to know what comes next. Poignant, funny and full of life, We Go Again offers a distinctive new spin on the family drama and we cannot wait to begin filming in Birmingham and Coventry.”

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