Peacock renews its punk-rock comedy series for season 2

Peacock officially renewed We are lady parts for another season of female-fronted punk rock debauchery. The series premiered in the UK over three years ago and hit the US on Peacock this summer. Fans were caught off guard by the good news when Peacock made the announcement on Monday.

“I feel incredibly lucky and excited to have the opportunity to do a second set of We are lady parts“said series creator Nida Manzoor, according to a report by The envelope. “I can’t wait to dive back into the band’s world and delve deeper into their lives. Expect more high jinks, more music and more whimsical flights. SPARTA!”

We are lady parts is a comedy series about an all-female, all-Muslim punk band called Lady Parts trying to make a name for themselves in London, England. He closely follows the band’s new lead guitarist, Amina (Anjana Vasan), as she tries to balance music and her doctoral studies. Other stars include Sarah Kameela Impey as Saira, Juliette Motamed as Bisma, Lucie Shorthouse as Momtaz, Aiysha Hart as Noor, Zaqi Ismail as Ahsan, David Avery as Abdullah, Shobu Kapoor as Seema, and Sofia Barclay as Zarina.

The series has been extremely well received by critics and general audiences so far, with a score of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes at the time of this writing. It originally aired on Channel 4 in the UK in 2018, and its cult following has led it to its new home on Peacock.

We are lady parts exploded onto our screens and into our hearts with irreverent humor, original storytelling and boundary-pushing comedy,” said NBCUniversal Executive Lisa Katz. “We are incredibly proud that this fan-favorite series has been announced as groundbreaking for Muslim representation on television and I look forward to continuing this journey with visionary creator Nida Manzoor and this beloved ensemble.”

“I’m so proud of We are lady parts – for her wit, her inventiveness and her portrayal – and I am absolutely thrilled that we can do another season,” added executive producer Surian Fletcher-Jones. “Nida has so much to say about contemporary life, and she est has found the perfect vehicle with this show to express his unique and inspiring worldview. I can’t wait to share Nida’s vision for Season 2.”

We are lady parts Season 1 is now streaming on Peacock, although you need a premium tier subscription to view it. It is not yet known when season 2 could air.

Diana J. Carleton