Last updated

Genre Comedy
Created by Julia Davis
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes7 (list of episodes)
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production companies
  • Hush Ho
  • Various Artists Ltd
Original network
Picture format 16:9 1080i
Audio format Stereo
Original release25 October (2018-10-25) 
6 December 2018 (2018-12-06)
External links
Sky Atlantic

Sally4Ever is a British comedy television series created by Julia Davis. The series stars Catherine Shepherd, Julia Davis and Alex Macqueen. It premiered in the United Kingdom on Sky Atlantic on 25 October 2018, and in the United States on HBO on 11 November 2018.


In 2019, the series won the BAFTA for Best Scripted Comedy.

Cast and characters




Development and production

Sally4Ever was given a seven-episode order by Sky Atlantic and HBO in May 2018. [1] [2] Sky Atlantic released the trailer for the series on 5 October 2018. [3]


The series premiered on 25 October 2018 on Sky Atlantic at 10 pm, [4] [5] and on 11 November 2018 on HBO at 10:30 pm. [6] [7] It was made available for streaming on Now TV in the UK. [8]

In Canada, it premiered on HBO on 11 November 2018 at 10:30 pm. [9] It premiered in Australia on Fox Showcase on 5 February 2019 at 7:30 pm. [10]


The season received a 97% approval rating on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes with an average rating of 7.75/10. [11] Metacritic gave it an average score of 77 out of 100, indicating "Generally favorable reviews". [12]

Sally4Ever was praised by Sean O'Grady of The Independent as "brilliant, but more than usually disturbing", describing the sex scene between Emma and Sally in the pilot episode as "Pervy, kinky, gruesome, cringey" and "one of Davis' finest scenes yet". [13] In The Guardian , Lucy Mangan gave it four stars and applauded Julia Davis for fashioning "another wholly sadistic half hour that leaves the viewer skewered and writhing in exquisite agony". [14]


No.TitleDirected by [15] Written by [15] Original air date [5] UK viewers
1"Episode One" Julia Davis Julia Davis25 October 2018 (2018-10-25)N/A
2"Episode Two"Julia DavisJulia Davis1 November 2018 (2018-11-01)N/A
3"Episode Three"Julia DavisJulia Davis8 November 2018 (2018-11-08)N/A
4"Episode Four"Julia DavisJulia Davis15 November 2018 (2018-11-15)N/A
5"Episode Five"Julia DavisJulia Davis22 November 2018 (2018-11-22)N/A
6"Episode Six"Julia DavisJulia Davis29 November 2018 (2018-11-29)N/A
7"Episode Seven"Julia DavisJulia Davis6 December 2018 (2018-12-06)N/A

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