'Friends' fans thrilled as Sky announces reunion will air in UK

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The 'Friends' cast are reuniting for a special show. (Jon Ragel/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)
The 'Friends' cast are reuniting for a special show. (Jon Ragel/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

Friends fans could not BE any more excited after it was confirmed that the eagerly anticipated reunion will air in the UK.

HBO Max is serving up the special show across the pond on 27 May and it hadn’t been clear when UK fans would get to see it.

But Sky has now announced that it will be available here too.

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It confirmed the news on Friday, tweeting: “The One Where… we bring you Friends: The Reunion Sky One, May 27, 8pm.”

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Fans were thrilled to hear that UK viewers would also get to catch up with Rachel, Ross and the rest of the gang.

“Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!” one posted on Twitter, while another tweeted: "YAAAAAAAAAASSSSSSSSS.”

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“Oh my days I’m so excited, thank you,” said another excited fan.

“Already watched the trailer 10 times and cried every time,” tweeted another person.

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The reunion will see Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer reunite on screen 17 years after the hit comedy wrapped in 2004.

It also includes Friends guest stars from over the years including Tom Selleck, who played Monica’s love interest Richard, and Reese Witherspoon, who starred as Rachel’s sister Jill.

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A raft of big name guest stars are also taking part, including Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and BTS. Talk show host and actor James Corden is set to host the show.