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Watch the first trailer for 'Trying,' a new Apple TV+ comedy by the BBC

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What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ show "Trying" has its first trailer.
  • The show is from BBC Studios.
  • The trailer does its job of piquing the interest.

The first trailer for new Apple TV+ show "Trying" has just hit YouTube, and it already has me excited to see what the first season has in store.

The show, from BBC Studios, was first announced in January and will star Rafe Spall and Esther Smith as they first try to have children and then go down the route of adopting a child instead. It doesn't sound like something that should make for a good comedy show, but the trailer certainly looks promising.

All Nikki (Esther Smith) and Jason (Rafe Spall) want is a baby—but it's the one thing they just can't have. How are they going to fill the next 50 years if they can't start a family? They already went through The Sopranos in a weekend. After ruling out every other option, Nikki and Jason decide to adopt and are confronted by a world of bewildering new challenges. With their dysfunctional friends, screwball family, and chaotic lives, will the adoption panel agree that they're ready to be parents?

We can look forward to the first season of eight half-hour episodes on May 1, with all of them available for streaming on day one.

Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.