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Derry on hit TV show Derry Girls

Hit comedy show Derry Girls has quickly gathered fans and seems to have gone down a storm on the streets of the city in which it is set.

The Channel 4 series may be set against the backdrop of the Troubles in the 1990s, but it focuses on four teenage girls – and a “wee English fella” – and their day-to-day hopes and fears.

Seeped in the music of the time, the nostalgia factor has probably played a big part in its success.

And, as Mark McFadden reports, with a second series on the way, it looks like Derry Girls are here to stay …