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It's only a three-parter, sadly, but every episode is sure to sing, baffle and enthral.
What did I like? Most of it. As a good friend put it the day after, one of the best things was how Butterfly contextualised and simplified in a way that abstract "debate" and inquiry does not.
Aside from the odd stylistic flourish (bold, primary-coloured palette, dreamy, synth-washed soundtrack from the duo who scored Stranger Things), this was a very ITV approach - which might normally sound like a criticism, but not here.
It's a thoughtful, nuanced family drama from playwright Tony Marchant that avoids easy answers.
Tony Marchant's drama set out its stall without fuss. We saw that far from being a phase, Max had been feeling this way for a long time.
[A] thought-provoking, emotionally realistic issue drama on the subject of gender identity in young people - well, really, just one particular young person, 12-year-old Max Duffy from Manchester, who would like to be known as Maxine.
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