Serial Heartstopper tells the romance of a group of students looking for their identity. Here’s a synopsis of Heartstopper starring Joe Locke and Kit Connor that.
Charlie Spring (Joe Locke) attends Truham’s all-boys school. He has three close friends, namely Issac Henderson (Tobie Donovan), Tao Xu (William Gao). Meanwhile, Elle Argent (Yasmin Finney) attends the Higgs school which is specifically for girls.
Besides his friends, Charlie is also in a relationship with Ben Hope (Sebastian Croft). He is described as a popular student at school.
Charlie who likes Ben is not shy about expressing his feelings and identity as gay. Meanwhile, Ben hides his relationship with Charlie because he doesn’t want to admit that he is gay.
As a result, Charlie and Ben can only meet secretly in the school library.
One day, Charlie saw Ben kissing a girl at the school gate. This infuriates Charlie and leaves Ben.
At the same time, Charlie becomes interested in another student named Nick Nelson (Kit Connor). Nick is also a popular student and a member of the rugby team.
One day, Nick is impressed by Charlie’s running ability and asks him to join the rugby team.
This made Charlie both surprised and delighted. Nick and Charlie became close. Over time, Charlie grew to have feelings for Nick.
Charlie felt he couldn’t be with Nick because he felt Nick was just a “normal” guy.
Unexpectedly Nick is also interested in Charlie. However, they still can’t show the relationship because Nick is not ready to reveal his true identity.
The Heartstopper series is based on the graphic novel by Alice Oseman. The series is directed by Euros Lyn, who worked on several series such as, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Black Mirror, Daredevil, and His Dark Materials.
In addition to Joe Locke, Kit Connor, Tobie Donovan, William Gao, and Yasmin Finney, the series also stars Olivia Colman, Fisayo Akinade, Chetna Pandya, and Stephen Fry.
consists of 8 episodes of half an hour each. The series has been airing on Netflix since April 19.