For RTÉ Arena, Jenn Gannon talks about the allure and the evolution of the teen drama over the years, how they started as escapist fantasies but have become something more hard-hitting and gritty - listen above. 

Teen classic Dawson's Creek will be on Netflix from November 1st. Tune into to RTÉ Arena live nightly from Mon-Fri on RTÉ Radio 1 from 7pm - or listen back here.