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Derry Girls featured in special edition of Smash Hits magazine ahead of series finale

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Smash Hits magazine is back after a 16 year hiatus – with our very own Derry girls and the little English guy on the cover.

The popular teen magazine was a favorite in the late 70s, 80s and 90s, but published its last issue in 2006 with Ordinary Boys singer Preston on the cover.

Famous for featuring lyrics to the latest hits and interviews with music big names, the magazine has helped propel the careers of Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovon, Britney Spears and Oasis, among others.

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Unique special editions of the magazines have been published since, with Bauer Media Group, including Michael Jackson, Take That, Lady Gaga and Max Martin.

Derry Girls (and Boy) Erin, Michelle, Claire, Orla and James are the latest to get the special treatment ahead of the third and final season which begins next week.

Content manager at Bauer Media, Lucie Cave, said she was “super excited and proud of our special collaboration” with Channel 4 for the magazine.

Creator Lisa McGee and broadcaster Channel 4 are set to give the last hurrah when it hits our TV screens at 9.15pm on Tuesday 12th April.

Meanwhile, speaking recently about the final season, Bridgerton’s Nicola Coughlan described how her journey playing Claire Delvin has been nothing short of “crazy”.

Speaking to the PA news agency, she said: ‘It’s a strange thing, heartbreak, to say goodbye to a character.

“It’s a really strange thing that’s very hard to explain to people. I mean, Clare Devlin is a mess, but I love her and I will miss her very much,” she adds, referring to her character. academically ambitious.

“I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to say goodbye completely in my head.”

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