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's Not Normal. Alma Nuthall (Sophie Willan). Copyright: Expectation Entertainment.

On Record

When social services sends through her records, Alma faces up to her experiences of being in the care system. Will she end up missing out on an opportunity of a lifetime?

Further details

When Alma discovers that her care leaving background can help secure her an audition to join a theatre company for a national tour, she jumps at the chance. However, when social services sends through her records, Alma comes face to face with the stark reality of her childhood growing up in and out of the care system. Could this bombshell lead to Alma missing out on an opportunity she's been waiting her whole life for?

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on BBC iPlayer

Date
Monday 11th October 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
James Baxter Anthony
Dave Spikey Ian
Amy Gledhill Lesley
Shahzeb Aslam Brian
Maizie Wickson Young Alma
Guest cast
Islah Abdur-Rahman Zee
Joel Quinn Chris
Katie Redford Jane
Linda John-Pierre Siobhan
Emily Harrison Teenage Alma
Amy Drake Debbie
Lauren Derbyshire Beakface
Craig Shanda Carl
Allan Nicol Breathing Client
Lemn Sissay Jerry
Writing team
Sophie Willan Writer
Andrew Ellard Script Editor
Fergus Evans Script Consultant
Jonny Pelham Script Consultant
Lemn Sissay Story 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
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