Skins (UK): Series 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Skins (UK): Series 1 (2007)




Critic Consensus: Skins hooks viewers in with addictive authenticity and depictions of teenagehood in all its trainwreck glory.


Tv Season Info

Season one follows the angst-ridden lives of its teenage characters, as they grapple with issues of race, religion, sexuality, drugs, and eating disorders. "Skins'" portrayal of these characters as poster children of the hedonistic lifestyle is unflinching in its candor. Expect plenty of backstabbing, and general bad behavior in the show's debut season.


Joseph Dempsie
as Chris Miles
as Sid Jenkins
April Pearson
as Michelle Richardson
Larissa Wilson
as Jal Fazer
Dev Patel
as Anwar
Nicholas Hoult
as Tony Stonem
Daniel Kaluuya
as Posh Kenneth
Kaya Scodelario
as Effy Stonem
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Critic Reviews for Skins (UK): Series 1

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (5)

So, to sum up: decadent and adult, but too entertaining to be this week's harbinger of the apocalypse.

October 3, 2018 | Full Review…

Sitting through an hour of it is like being trapped in a 14-year-old girl's gym bag with a fork stuck in your ribs, and it's utterly stupendous.

October 1, 2018 | Full Review…

Skins has energy, trades in realism, is honest, and avoids stereotype and easy plot choices, rare qualities in TV aimed at a young audience.

October 1, 2018 | Full Review…

But occasionally Skins ' absurdity gives way to deep, touching moments that underline the true difficulties of being in high-school; it's these moments that make the show unavoidably addictive.

October 1, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Skins is an unflinching look at the complicated world of an upper-middle class British teenager's life.

October 1, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

While not a perfect show by any means, the first two seasons were really quite good...

June 15, 2018 | Full Review…

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