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

Alma's Not Normal

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2020 - 2021
  • 7 episodes

Comedy about a Boltonian woman, Alma, and her female-heavy family. Stars Sophie Willan, Lorraine Ashbourne, Siobhan Finneran, Jayde Adams, Nicholas Asbury and more.

  • Due to return for Series 2
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 587

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Alma's Not Normal. Image shows from L to R: Phil (Ben Willbond), Alma Nuthall (Sophie Willan). Copyright: Expectation Entertainment
Alma is finally making some money by embracing her role as Ruby when she meets Phil. He's a client who is handsome and sophisticated, but is he too good to be true?

Further details

Alma is finally making some money by embracing her role as 'Ruby' so she decides to treat best friend Leanne to a shopping spree.

It's during this that she discovers Bolton Acting School - which boasts the crème de la crème of local acting talent - and decides to join up. Then just when life doesn't look like it could get any better for Alma, she meets Phil. He's a client who is handsome, sophisticated and insists on taking Ruby's private number - but is he too good to be true?

Meanwhile Alma arranges another family meeting between Lin and Joan at a posh restaurant - but it's not to everybody's taste.

Broadcast details

Monday 27th September 2021
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 9th October 2022 2:05am BBC4
Monday 18th March 2024 10:00pm BBC2

Cast & crew

Sophie Willan Alma Nuthall
Lorraine Ashbourne Joan
Siobhan Finneran Lin
Jayde Adams Leanne
Nicholas Asbury Jim
Dave Jones Bill
James Baxter Anthony
Dave Spikey Ian
Amy Gledhill Lesley
Shahzeb Aslam Brian
Guest cast
Islah Abdur-Rahman Zee
Tom Tunstall Impotent Cryer
Matt Sutton Poor Girl Client
Joel Quinn Chris
Ben Willbond Phil
Charlotte Lancaster Cara
Joanna Ignaczewska Svetlana
Ray F Beard Party Bloke
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
Lynn Roberts Line Producer
Sarah Burgess Post Producer
Charlie Fawcett Editor
Tim Gibson Production Designer
Catherine Willis Casting Director
Daniella Pearman Costume Designer
Nathaniel Hill Director of Photography
Emma Ferguson Make-up Designer
Tom Hickox Composer
Tasha Island Graphics
Seth Elkins 1st Assistant Director

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