Skins is set in and around the lives of a group of friends who live in Bristol. In their late teens, and each at sixth form college, this compelling drama then follows the various problems and challenges that its characters face.
What stands Skins apart from many other shows that have tackled similar ground is the sheer down-to-earth of it. The first series dedicates its individual episodes mainly to a certain character each, although that doesnt stop the assorted story arcs of the others from building too. And amidst them all is some terrific acting, quality writing, and gritty, grounded drama, albeit not without humour.
Given the age of the characters within Skins, its clearly a show skewed towards a reasonably young late-teen demographic, and thats going to leave some who sample the programme a little cold. But theres still little getting away from the fact that this first series is some achievement, and the many who do embrace the show arent going to be disappointment by this terrific DVD collection. --Jon Foster
On the surface, you may initially believe 'Skins' to be aimed primarily at teenagers, with a lot of sleaze, sex, drugs and parties, and make no mistake, there is plenty of that to... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Amazon Customer
On one point this is an amazing tv show that I love. On the other Zoverstockers shipped the one I bought for like 1 pound amazing quality. Always recommend them.Published 1 month ago by Samuel Burden
last disk quite scratched to the point where it skips the ending episode but apart from that it's great :)Published 4 months ago by Charly Collier
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