More than seven years ago, “Skins” made its debut in the UK.
With no reservations about depicting teen sexuality, drug use and violence, the series quickly developed a cult following — and also brought home two wins and a nomination for best drama series at the BAFTA awards.
character Gendry is returning to the HBO series, however the purpose of his return remains unknown.
However, a new theory seems to throw light onto the matter.
Here’s a look at Scodelario and some other notable names to emerge from the series.
Scodelario maintained a supporting role as Effy Stonem for the first two seasons before being promoted to the leading role in Seasons 3 and 4 — making her the longest-running character on “Skins.” Since her departure from the series, Scodelario has appeared in several British films, including “Wuthering Heights” and “Shank.” In 2010, she had a minor role in the blockbuster flick “Clash of the Titans.” In her latest movie, Friday’s sci-fi thriller “The Maze Runner,” Scodelario plays Teresa Agnes, the only girl in a group of teens from a dystopian future who wake up trapped in a giant maze and must fight to find a way out.
To the horror of parents and the delight of just about everyone else, the TV drama Skins blew the lid off what untamed teenagers get up to when let off the leash.
With the second series due, Cassandra Jardine went behind the scenes to meet the show's surprisingly sensible cast and its frighteningly young writers. Gulp, I thought, when he told me, looking at my daughter of that age.
how she feels and what her tactics are", and campaigned to prevent any announcement of any counselling helplines during the episode's credits because they "didn't want a little preachy drama where everyone hugs at the end"; instead, the producers hoped that people would recognize their own faults in Cassie.The viewer is reintroduced to Cassie five years after series two in Pure, in which she is shown to have changed in many ways.Where before she was bubbly, cheerful and unashamedly quirky, she is now a shadow of her former self, appearing tired and withdrawn, living in a shared flat in London and working as a waitress in a café to make ends meet.If you don't want to know the score, look away now… And I had been worrying about her spending too much time plucking her eyebrows.Boasting and exaggeration apart, teenagers have always got up to much more than parents know about and, mostly, ignorance is bliss.