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
  • Episode 6 repeated Monday at 10pm on BBC2
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 745

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Boom And Bust

Alma's Not Normal. Image shows from L to R: Lin (Siobhan Finneran), Alma Nuthall (Sophie Willan). Copyright: Expectation Entertainment
There's some good news for Lin as the hospital informs her that her section could finally be lifted. However, it's dependent on her either moving into a hostel or in with a family member.

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Further details

As Alma is finally getting her life back on track and the hostel isn't exactly the right place for a recovering addict, Alma has to convince her grandma to let Lin move in with her. But will this be a step too far for Lin and Joan?

Broadcast details

Monday 4th October 2021
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 9th October 2022 2:30am BBC4
Monday 25th March 2024 10:00pm BBC2

Cast & crew

Sophie Willan Alma Nuthall
Lorraine Ashbourne Joan
Siobhan Finneran Lin
Jayde Adams Leanne
Nicholas Asbury Jim
James Baxter Anthony
Dave Spikey Ian
Amy Gledhill Lesley
Shahzeb Aslam Brian
Maizie Wickson Young Alma
Guest cast
Michael New Jesus
Jemma Churchill Sandra
Rob Parker Policeman
Neil D'Souza Bob
Sofiya Limalia Sara
Katie Redford Jane
Luke Richards Security Guard
Janet Spooner Louise
Andy Heaton God
Tupele Dorgu Cheryl
Nathan Dean Williams Developer Client
Chris Kerry Edna
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


How to make it as an actor

Wannabe stars, take note... Alma has joined the Bolton Acting School which boasts the crème de la crème of local acting talent.

Featuring: Sophie Willan (Alma Nuthall), Dave Spikey (Ian), Amy Gledhill (Lesley) & Shahzeb Aslam (Brian).

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