Alma's Not Normal. Alma Nuthall (Sophie Willan).

Alma's Not Normal

BBC Two sitcom about a woman from Bolton. 7 episodes, 2020 - 2021. Stars Sophie Willan, Lorraine Ashbourne, Siobhan Finneran, Jayde Adams and others.

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Alma reluctantly takes up the position of 'sandwich artiste' at SubNGo. But after a demeaning trial shift, she decides to try a different career path.

Further details

Alma's dream of becoming an actress isn't going to be easy and she needs to find a day job. After unsuccessfully dipping her toe into the world of escorting, Alma reluctantly takes up the position of Sandwich Artiste at SubNGo. But after a trial shift and an unfortunate incident with a chocolate muffin, Alma decides that it might not the right career path for her. She decides to give escorting another go, but will she able to go through with it this time?

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on BBC iPlayer

Date
Monday 20th September 2021
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sophie Willan Alma Nuthall
Lorraine Ashbourne Joan
Siobhan Finneran Lin
Jayde Adams Leanne
Nicholas Asbury Jim
Dave Jones Bill
James Baxter Anthony
Guest cast
Thanyia Moore Ray-Ray
Islah Abdur-Rahman Zee
Chris Cantrill Gregg
Peter Slater John
Matthew Durkan Cousin Lookalike
Writing team
Sophie Willan Writer
Andrew Ellard Script Editor
Fergus Evans Script Consultant
Jonny Pelham Script Consultant
Production team
Andrew Chaplin Director
Gill Isles Producer
Nerys Evans Executive Producer
Sophie Willan Executive Producer
Kate Daughton Executive Producer
Tanya Qureshi Executive Producer

Video

When it's time for a career change

How to ace a job interview...

Featuring: Sophie Willan (Alma Nuthall), Lorraine Ashbourne (Joan), Chris Cantrill (Gregg).

Press

Alma's Not Normal review

Stand-up Sophie Willan's semi-autobiographical sitcom about family, friendship and sex work is audacious television full of big laughs. The future of comedy is safe in her hands.

Rebecca Nicholson, The Guardian, 20th September 2021
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