While many actors from the series will not be part of the cast for this next season, the comedian has confirmed that he will return to his role of Eric Effiong, the best friend of Otis.
Good news for fans of Sex Education. As reported by the American media varietyactor Ncuti Gatwa will reprise his role as Eric Effiong, Otis’ best friend, in the upcoming season of the hit Netflix series.
In addition to this announcement, the creator, writer and executive producer of the series, Laurie Nunn, will also return to the controls of this fourth installment focusing on the story of Otis Milburn (played by Asa Butterfield) and his friends.
Ncuti Gatwa joins the Doctor Who universe
Like Patricia Allison (Ola, Otis’s sister-in-law) who retired from the cast of the fourth season in order to devote herself to other projects, fans of Sex Education feared a possible departure of Ncuti Gatwa, cast to embody the next Doctor Who. But, as indicated varietythe actor has arranged his schedule to appear in both series.
Last April, Simone Ashleywho plays Olivia Hanan in Sex Education, had also announced that she would not be present in this season 4, favoring her role as Kate Sharma in another hit series from Netflix, The Bridgerton Chronicle. Fans will also have to say goodbye to the character of Lily, played by Tanya Reynolds.
For the moment, no broadcast date has yet been announced by the streaming platform but the filming of season 4 of Sex Education should start this fall.