Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything: First look at new comedy fronted by Sheridan Smith

Sheridan Smith stars in the Bridget Jones-esque series, a new British comedy following one woman’s attempt to turn over a new leaf, coming soon to Sky Comedy and NOW.

By Sophia Moir Published: 11 November 2022 - 10.59am
Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything Sheridan Smith first look

Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything is streaming on Sky Comedy and NOW from December 7.

BAFTA-winning actress Sheridan Smith returns to the small screen with a new role in Sky Original comedy Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything. The show centres around a recovering addict who attempts to turn over a new leaf, which feels to us like a modern-day Bridget Jones’s Diary.

The Gavin & Stacey star, and judge of ITV talent show Starstruck, reunites with Susan Nickson (Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) in the six-part series, which is coming soon to Sky Comedy and streaming service NOW (formerly known as NOW TV).

From the confirmed release date to the cast, plot, trailer, and more, we reveal everything we know so far about Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything.

What is the Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything release date?

Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything is coming to Sky Comedy and streaming service NOW from Wednesday 7 December.

It will consist of six half-hour episodes.

Who’s in the Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything cast?

  • Sheridan Smith (Gavin & Stacey, The Teacher) plays Rosie Molloy

  • Ardal O’Hanlon (Father Ted, My Hero) plays Rosie’s dad Conall

  • Pauline McLynn (Father Ted, Shameless) plays Rosie’s mum Win

  • Lewis Reeves (Unforgotten, I May Destroy You) plays Rosie’s brother Joey

  • Leah MacRae (River City, Grownups) plays Rosie’s friend, and enabler, Monica

  • Oliver Wellington (Timewasters, Brassic) plays Rosie’s friend, and flatmate, Rico

A Discovery of Witches star Adelle Leonce also stars, alongside Family Affairs actor Martin Delaney, in undisclosed roles.

Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything Sheridan Smith

What is the Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything plot?

Rosie Molloy (Sheridan Smith) is addicted to everything: smoking, alcohol, Terry’s Chocolate Orange, Xanax, Adderall, caffeine… the list goes on. 

After an embarrassing incident at her brother Joey’s wedding, she wakes up in hospital and decides to change her life by ‘giving up everything’. 

But as Rosie juggles her father’s ill health and the possibility of losing her job, she has the dawning realisation that her addictions are destroying everything - her friendships, her family and her work life. 

Harder still is the realisation that perhaps it isn’t the addictions that are the problem. If Rosie really does give up everything, will she still be Rosie?

Who created Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything?

Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything is written by Susan Nickson (Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps), directed by David Sant and produced by Sarah Fraser. 

The executive producers are Elaine Cameron for Hartswood Films, Jon Mountague for Sky Studios and Susan Nickson.

Watch the Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything trailer

Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything is streaming on Sky Comedy and NOW from December 7.