The End of the F***ing World: Adapting a Graphic Novel for Screen

Charlie Covell, Claire Armistead
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19:30 - 20:30
Worcester College
1 Walton Street
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Worcester College Lecture Theatre

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Lectures and seminars
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£7 - £12.50
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Actress and writer Charlie Covell talks about her adaptation for Channel 4 television of Charles S Forman’s comic series, The End of the F***ing World.

The series is about 17-year-olds James, who is sure he is a psychopath, and Alyssa, who is the cool and moody new girl at school. Together, they set off on a road trip in search of Alyssa’s real father.

Charlie Covell is an actress and writer and BAFTA Breakthrough Brit. Her first feature film, Burn Burn Burn, premiered at the 2016 London Film Festival and was nominated for a British Independent Film Award. Here she talks to Claire Armitstead, associate editor, culture, of the Guardian.