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Pure – C4

PURE shows Charly Clive as Marnie
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Meet Marnie, a woman who suffers with an embarrassing affliction in Channel 4's racy new comedy, Pure, starring Charly Clive

Meet a woman with a one-track mind in C4's racy new comedy, Pure

Charly Clive (pictured) makes her TV debut in this comedy drama playing Marnie, a young woman who’s tortured by ‘Pure O’ – a form of obsessive-compulsive disorder that leaves her mind flooded with unwanted sexual thoughts.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptfrtMFzCNQ

The subject of mental illness always needs to be handled with care, yet this sharp and witty comedy drama walks the line between those two genres superbly.

PURE comedy-drama starring Charly Clive

Marnie has an embarrassing affliction

As you might expect, there’s no shortage of fruity language or sexual content – most of which springs from Marnie’s subconscious.

The six-part series, adapted from Rose Cartwright’s acclaimed book, Pure, also stars Skins actor Joe Cole.

Fans of hit series Fleabag may well feel at home here.

TV Times rating: *****