North of Watford client Menyee Lai appears as Madge in the new BBC adaptation of the best-selling memoir by Dolly Alderton Everything I Know About Love. The series follows the lives of childhood best friends Maggie and Birdy as they navigate their early 20s.
When adapting a series from a book, and especially a memoir, there’s often a sense that it can only fill a certain number of episodes due to the brevity of the source material. However, when it comes to Everything I Know About Love, the BBC series adapted from Dolly Alderton’s hit book, that isn’t a problem. The series has been semi-fictionalised, with character names and events changed and new characters added, meaning the show could, in theory, run and run with new stories for the central characters Maggie, Birdy, Nell and Amara. More