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Laurie Nunn’s Dramedy Series “Sex Education” Receives Order from Netflix

Ilana at a sex therapy clinic in “Broad City

Sex ed might be disappearing from U.S. public schools but at least it’s alive and well on Netflix. According to Deadline, the streamer has ordered “Sex Education,” a dramedy series from Laurie Nunn and UK producer Eleven Film. The show will center on a high school student-run underground sex therapy clinic.

Created by Nunn, the series is a coming-of-age tale about virginal high schooler Otis Thompson, whose mother is a sex therapist. “He teams up with ‘whip-smart bad-girl’ Maeve to set up a clinic to deal with their fellow students’ weird and wonderful problems,” Deadline details.

Production is expected start in spring 2018 for a 2019 premiere.

“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with the Eleven team, creator Laurie Nunn, and executive producer and director Ben Taylor to bring ‘Sex Education’ — a distinctive, fresh, and witty examination of the

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