I May Destroy You

I May Destroy You

  • Seasons:
  • 1
Where does liberation end and exploitation begin? This fearless, frank and provocative drama series explores the question of sexual consent, in the new landscape of dating and relationships. Set in London, where gratification is only an app away, the story centers on Arabella, a carefree, self-assured Londoner with a group of great friends, a boyfriend in Italy, and a burgeoning writing career. But when she is spiked with a date-rape drug, Arabella must question and rebuild every element of her life. The cast includes Michaela Coel, Weruche Opia, Paapa Essiedu, Aml Ameen, Adam James, Sarah Niles, Ann Akin, Harriet Webb, Ellie James, Franc Ashman, Karan Gill, Natalie Walter and Samson Ajewole.
Where does liberation end and exploitation begin? This fearless, frank and provocative drama series explores the question of sexual consent, in the new landscape of dating and relationships. Set in London, where gratification is only an app away, the story centers on Arabella, a carefree, self-assured Londoner with a group of great friends, a boyfriend in Italy, and a burgeoning writing career. But when she is spiked with a date-rape drug, Arabella must question and rebuild every element of her life. The cast includes Michaela Coel, Weruche Opia, Paapa Essiedu, Aml Ameen, Adam James, Sarah Niles, Ann Akin, Harriet Webb, Ellie James, Franc Ashman, Karan Gill, Natalie Walter and Samson Ajewole.

Season 1 (12 episodes)

  • 1. Eyes Eyes Eyes Eyes

    Original air date: 06/07/2020 Runtime: 29:25 min.

    Original air date: 06/07/2020 Runtime: 29:25 min. Series premiere. Under the gun to complete a project, up-and-coming writer Arabella gives in and joins a friend on a night out.

  • 2. Someone Is Lying

    Original air date: 06/14/2020 Runtime: 29:43 min.

    Original air date: 06/14/2020 Runtime: 29:43 min. Disturbed by what little she remembers of the previous night, Arabella attempts to retrace her steps.

  • 3. Don't Forget the Sea

    Original air date: 06/22/2020 Runtime: 29:35 min.

    Original air date: 06/22/2020 Runtime: 29:35 min. Three months earlier, Terry visits Arabella in Italy – and debauchery ensues.

  • 4. That Was Fun

    Original air date: 06/29/2020 Runtime: 30:44 min.

    Original air date: 06/29/2020 Runtime: 30:44 min. Still processing her trauma from two months ago, Arabella sees a therapist and, later, connects with fellow writer Zain.

  • 5. ...It Just Came Up

    Original air date: 07/06/2020 Runtime: 29:53 min.

    Original air date: 07/06/2020 Runtime: 29:53 min. Arabella reassesses a sexual encounter with Zain and goes off script at a literary event. Kwame seeks help from the police.

  • 6. The Alliance

    Original air date: 07/13/2020 Runtime: 29:52 min.

    Original air date: 07/13/2020 Runtime: 29:52 min. Arabella attends a support group run by Theo, a high school acquaintance.

  • 7. Happy Animals

    Original air date: 07/20/2020 Runtime: 29:56 min.

    Original air date: 07/20/2020 Runtime: 29:56 min. Broke and out of options, Arabella takes a day job. Birthday girl Terry warns Simon to keep his distance.

  • 8. Line Spectrum Border

    Original air date: 07/27/2020 Runtime: 30:49 min.

    Original air date: 07/27/2020 Runtime: 30:49 min. Demoralized by a recent development in the investigation, Arabella hatches a risky plan to "spark joy."

  • 9. Social Media Is a Great Way to Connect

    Original air date: 08/03/2020 Runtime: 30:04 min.

    Original air date: 08/03/2020 Runtime: 30:04 min. Arabella's bloated social media presence finds her more glued to her phone than ever and internalizing the stress of her followers.

  • 10. The Cause the Cure

    Original air date: 08/10/2020 Runtime: 30:18 min.

    Original air date: 08/10/2020 Runtime: 30:18 min. Arabella faces a series of painful revelations on her mom's birthday. Kwame's hookup bender leads him to a stranger.

  • 11. Would You Like to Know the Sex?

    Original air date: 08/17/2020 Runtime: 30:39 min.

    Original air date: 08/17/2020 Runtime: 30:39 min. Arabella faces the consequences of her writer's block and continues staking out the scene of her attack.

  • 12. Ego Death

    Original air date: 08/24/2020 Runtime: 36:10 min.

    Original air date: 08/24/2020 Runtime: 36:10 min. Season One Finale. When Arabella's memory of January 22nd comes rushing back to her, she drags the last of her demons out from under the bed – once and for all.