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.

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Sophie Willan wins BAFTA comedy writing award

Sophie Willan has won the comedy writing prize at the BAFTA Craft Awards 2021, for her Alma's Not Normal pilot script.

British Comedy Guide, 25th May 2021

Alma's Not Normal series filming in Bolton

Filming is underway on Alma's Not Normal, Sophie Willan's BBC Two sitcom about a Boltonian woman and her family of eccentric, unruly women.

British Comedy Guide, 10th May 2021

Sophie Willan in Bolton to film Alma's Not Normal

Sophie Willan is back in her hometown filming for the complete series of Alma's Not Normal.

Saiqa Chaudhari, Bolton News, 5th May 2021

BAFTA TV Awards 2021 nominations

Ghosts, Inside No. 9, Man Like Mobeen and This Country are amongst the nominees in the BAFTA TV Awards 2021.

British Comedy Guide, 28th April 2021

Shooting starts on Alma's Not Normal series

It's been a good week for comedian Sophie Willan. She has been shooting a full series following the successful pilot of sitcom Alma's Not Normal and today she has received a Bafta Award nomination for writing the pilot.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 28th April 2021

Royal Television Society Awards 2021 nominations

Brassic, Sex Education, The Young Offenders, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Sophie Willan, Ruth Jones, Youssef Kerkour, O-T Fagbenle and Paul Chahidi are amongst the nominees for the RTS Programme Awards 2021.

British Comedy Guide, 2nd March 2021

Sophie Willan sitcom Alma's Not Normal gets a series

BBC Two has ordered a series of Alma's Not Normal, the new sitcom by Sophie Willan. It follows wide critical praise for a pilot episode broadcast earlier this month.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd April 2020

Alma's Not Normal review

Lovely, at once gentle yet scabrous and unafraid surely - once it garners that well-deserved commission - to tackle many long-neglected thorns.

Euan Ferguson, The Observer, 12th April 2020

Alma's Not Normal: perfect antidote to our new normal

In one thirty-minute pilot Alma's Not Normal managed to set up a fully conceived world full of charm, laughs and fried spam.

Michael Lee, The Custard TV, 8th April 2020

Alma's Not Normal review

For a pilot episode, Alma's Not Normal easily achieves what it's meant to do and introduces a cast of intriguing, sympathetic characters we'd like to hear more from. Most crucially, they are complex, authentic people portrayed in a way we don't usually see on television.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 7th April 2020

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