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Butterfly

  • Episode: 

    2 of 3

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Sun 21 Oct 2018
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    9.00pm - 10.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 43 2018 : Sat 20 Oct - Fri 26 Oct
  • Channel: 

    ITV
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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 2
 
Vicky and Stephen do everything they can to support Max’s transition to becoming Maxine. But it’s clear that Stephen is unhappy things are moving so fast. With the couple divided, Vicky takes matters into her own hands, and makes a reckless decision.