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Why Mummy Drinks

BBC Radio 4 comedy adapted from Gill Sims's novel. 5 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Gabriel Quigley, Stuart McQuarrie, Maryam Hamidi, Joanna Tope and others.

Why Mummy Drinks

Comedy adapted from a novel about a stressed working mother

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
2019
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
5   (1 series)
Starring
Gabriel Quigley, Stuart McQuarrie, Maryam Hamidi, Joanna Tope, Crawford Logan and Sally Reid
Writers
Gill Sims and Christine Entwisle
Director
Kirsty Williams

Ellen is a stressed-out working-mum. She's got high hopes of having a perfect life, but the gulf between her aspiration and her reality is an ever-widening chasm of chaos. But this is the year that everything will change...for sure.

Production Details

Also known as
  • 15 Minute Drama: Why Mummy Drinks (Other official name)

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 24th June 2019 on BBC Radio 4 at 10:45am
Last new broadcast
Friday 28th June 2019 on BBC Radio 4 at 10:45am
Length of episodes
15 minutes
Last repeat
Sunday 30th June 2019 at 1:00am on Radio 4 Extra