Date: January 25, 2007
This Television Series is the basis of Skins
The US version of the TV show was inspired by the British/UK version of the show.
(This page refers to the UK version of the TV series) Skins is a BAFTA-winning British teen drama that follows a group of teenagers in Bristol, South West England, through the two years of sixth form. The controversial plot line explores issues such as dysfunctional families, mental illness (including eating disorders), sexual orientation identity, substance abuse and death. The show was created by father and son television writers Bryan Elsley and Jamie Brittain for Company Pictures, and premiered on E4 on January 25, 2007.