‘What It Feels Like For A Girl’, the memoir by trans writer and journalist Paris Lees, will be adapted into a series!
The BBC announced that it has commissioned the creation of a “wild, anarchic Y2K spin on a coming-of-age drama” inspired by the memoir of Paris Lees, which explores her life before transitioning through a fictional character named Byron.
“It’s a new millennium – Madonna, Moloko, and Basement Jaxx top the charts, and there’s a whole world to explore. But teenager Byron is stuck in a small working-class town that hasn’t been the same since the coal mine shut in the 80s,” the BBC description said. “Byron needs to get away, and doesn’t care how.”
Byron then goes to Nottingham where they meet “East Midland’s premier podium-dancer-cum-hellraiser” Lady Die who adopts them into a group of trouble-makers called “The Fallen Divas.” With a newfound family, they “beg, steal, and skank their way” as they live the UK club life in the early 2000s. Things get a big turn for Byron when they are seduced by a bad boy Liam, “a shocking encounter that will change life forever.”