If you needed something uplifting to get you through that midweek slump, it looks like RTÉ has managed to find a way!
Amy Huberman and Jane Seymour’s highly anticipated series, Harry Wild, finally kicked off on our screens.
For those of you who don’t know, the new series is a mystery series set in Dublin and co-written by Irish writer Jo Spain.
Jane Seymour stars as a recently retired English professor, our titular Harry Wild, who discovers she has a real knack for investigation.
After this realisation, she cannot help but interfere with the cases assigned to her police detective son Charlie.
In the first episode that aired on Wednesday night, Harry realises Charlie’s latest murder investigation bears striking similarities to an obscure Elizabethan play and offers her help.
After the episode aired, people took to social media to share their love for the new show.
@SpainJoanne Harry Wild is literally UNREAL ❤ loved the first episode can’t wait to see the rest WELL DONE on another cracking job #HarryWild
— Robert Carthy روبي (@CarthyRobbie) June 29, 2022
Loving #HarryWild @RTEOne looking forward to the next episode and what a find in #RohanNedd !! @amyhuberman In another gem! ??????
— ????Loulabell?????? #StandWithUkraine (@lightnessalways) June 30, 2022
I’m not sure why @RTEOne tucked #HarryWild away on Wednesday nights when it has Sunday at 9.30 written all over it. Its light, untaxing, end-of-the-weekend fare.
— Philip Nolan (@philipnolan1) June 29, 2022
I loved it fantastic well done Jo Spain #harrywild
— Rita Doyle (@RitaRitadoyle1) June 29, 2022
Really enjoyed #harrywild back for more next week
— Louise hm (@LHopinion) June 29, 2022
I loved the first episode of Harry Wild. #harrywild #lighthearted
— Suzanne????? (@SuzanneHethert2) June 29, 2022
I just watched #HarryWild on RTE1
Jane Seymour was Very Good
Amy Huberman also starred & as usual she was Great
Good story line complete in one episode
Looking forward to next episode but the first one was Great
— Páiric Duffy ????? (@PairicDuffy) June 29, 2022
#HarryWild Murder She Wrote/Death In Paradise Vibes. Lovely to watch some rare cozy feel good tv ?
— goshea (@goshea3) June 29, 2022
Thought it was very good , light comedy very much non taxing a sort of Murder she wrote with a few zingers and a lead character who is part of the “actively elderly “ generation #harrywild
— Urlofcork (@urlofcork) June 29, 2022
Ahead of the first episode, Amy Huberman, who plays Orla Wild, Harry’s daughter-in-law, shared her excitement on Instagram.
“Harry Wild is on RTÉ One tonight 9:35! We filmed this last year, I’m only in it a squidge; we filmed it when my sproglet was only a teeny, little sproglet but I LOVED working with these gorgeous people,” she wrote.
“What utter craic and a joyous escape from COVID lockdowns.”
Harry Wild continues on RTÉ One on Wednesday night at 9:35pm