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Getting ahead can cost you your life.

Childhood soulmates, Georgia and Holly, are only a few weeks into the so-called best years of their lives at university in Edinburgh, when Georgia gets drawn into an elite clique of alpha girls, led by lecturer Jude McDermid.

Jude’s brand of feminism is alluring, just like the circle of bright students she surrounds herself with. Georgia's effortless entry into the clique leaves Holly out in the cold.

But Holly's jealousy soon escalates to panic as Georgia begins acting erratically. Alarmed by this transformation in her best friend, Holly is compelled to follow her into Jude’s closely-guarded circle. What she discovers is a seductive world of lavish parties, populated by Edinburgh's highestpowered business men and women. But it’s a world underpinned by sordid compromise, and as Holly exposes its deeply corrupt core, the danger mounts from all angles, for her and Georgia. Can Holly reclaim her soulmate? And at what cost to herself?



MIPDrama Screenings - Buyers Coup de Coeur
TV Choice Awards 2017 - Best new Drama (Nomination)
National TV Awards - Best Drama (Nomination)
Broadcast Digital Awards 2018 - Best Drama (Nomination)


"Welcome to your new TV obsession for 2017" - Grazia

"Clique is a modern noir" - Den of Geek

"At last, it’s been captured on film: Edinburgh’s seamy underbelly of drug use, sex, betrayal, violence and self-harm." - Telegraph

"an irresistible narrative" - Guardian

"The show succeeds in building up a mystique" - i News

"Clique took more thrilling twists and turns this week" - Radio Times

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BBC Studios in association with Balloon Entertainment for BBC Scotland/BBC Three, UK


Synnove Karlsen, Louise Brealey, Aisling Franciosi, Mark Strepan, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Chris Fulton, Sophia Brown, Ella-Rae Smith, Emma Appleton, Emun Elliot  


Jess Brittain


Executive Producer: Bryan Elsley (Skins, Dates), Christopher Aird, Gaynor Holmes, Harry Enfield
Producer: Gabriel Silver (Strike Back, DCI Banks)


 Directors: Robbie McKillop, Andrea Harkin

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