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Starstruck returning to BBC Three for a third series

The hit comedy series from comedian, writer and actor Rose Matafeo will return for six brand new episodes.

Series 3 of starstruck will continue the story of millennial Londoner Jessie, played by Rose Matafeo, as she navigates the complications of becoming romantically involved with famous movie star Tom, played by Nikesh Patel.

The new series will continue to be produced by Avalon, co-produced with HBO Max and co-written by Rose Matafeo, Alice Snedden and Nic Sampson with Matafeo and Snedden also directing.

Speaking ahead of the new series, Rose Matafeo said "A third? Sure. Fine. I’m truly thrilled to bring this incredibly talented cast back for a third instalment, and equally excited to clamber into the director’s seat alongside my nice friend Alice Snedden who I cannot seem to get rid of."

To which Gregor Sharp from BBC Comedy Commissioning added "Starstruck is a blast of fresh comedy air, perfectly capturing the emotional mayhem of a new relationship with sharp wit, dry humour and a truthful eye - we can’t wait to see what Rose and the team have in store for Jessie and Tom in the new series."

HBO Max's Head of Original Content, Sarah Aubrey said "Rose has created a show that strikes just the right balance of heart and humor. Starstruck is exactly the kind of rom-com that we love at HBO Max, and we are so happy to see Jessie and Tom’s story continue."

To which Executive Producer for Avalon, Jon Thoday added "It is fantastic to work again with two brilliant partners, in the BBC and HBO Max, to make a third season of this excellent show from Rose Matafeo."

Starstruck will return to BBC Three


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