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Butterfly

  • Episode: 

    1 of 3

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Sun 14 Oct 2018
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    9.00pm - 10.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 42 2018 : Sat 13 Oct - Fri 19 Oct
  • Channel: 

    ITV
  • Status: 

    New
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Series overview:
 
Butterfly is a heartfelt and sensitive drama about a complex family situation.
 
When their 11-year-old, Max (Callum Booth-Ford), experiences increasingly distressing feelings around gender, separated parents, Vicky (Anna Friel) and Stephen (Emmett J. Scanlan) attempt to work together. But with both parents divided, will Max find the courage to identify as a girl and express herself as Maxine?
 
And will her family be able to accept her for who she really is?
 
Episode 1
 
Separated parents Vicky and Stephen must overcome their differences when their son, Max, has increasingly upsetting feelings around gender. Stephen returns to the family home when Max’s distress escalates – but will Max find the courage to express his true identity?