UK: There She Goes “President’s Day” Premieres On BBC Two Tonight

The second series of There She Goes, the heartwarming comedy drama about a family with a learning disabled daughter, continues in the UK tonight on BBC Two at 9.30pm. 

Starring David Tennant and Jessica Hynes the series is based on the real life experiences of writer Shaun Pye, whose daughter was born with an extremely rare and, to date, undiagnosed chromosomal disorder. There She Goes follows the day to day life of a severely learning disabled girl Rosie (Miley Locke), her dad Simon (David Tennant), mum Emily (Jessica Hynes) and brother Ben (Edan Hayhurst). Jessica Hynes recently won a Bafta for Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme for her role in the show.Series one, which debuted in 2018, chronicled the dual timeline of Rosie as a newborn and age nine. The new series is set around 18 months on and focuses on Rosie at the ages of three and 11.

Episode 2: President’s Day.
Rosie (Miley Locke) is obsessed with Christmas, despite it actually being mid-February. Rosie is constantly pointing at 25 December on the calendar and wants to watch Home Alone on repeat. She even drags Si (David Tennant) to try and buy a Christmas tree.
When she discovers another special day marked on the calendar - President’s Day at the end of February - Em (Jessica Hynes) and Si wonder if celebrating President’s Day will distract her from obsessing about all things Christmas.
In the early timeline, Em and Si are no longer talking, except to argue. Meanwhile. they openly discuss with their friends whether they should split up, until the situation finally comes to a head and months of pent-up frustration is released in an emotional showdown.