Breeders. Image shows from L to R: Paul (Martin Freeman), Jim (Alun Armstrong), Jackie (Joanna Bacon), Ally (Daisy Haggard). Copyright: Avalon Television.


Sky One sitcom about parenting. 20 episodes (2 series), 2020 - 2021. Stars Martin Freeman, Daisy Haggard, Alun Armstrong, Joanna Bacon and others.

Another series is in development.

Breeders. Image shows from L to R: Jackie (Joanna Bacon), Paul (Martin Freeman), Ally (Daisy Haggard). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 1, Episode 1 - No Sleep

The children won't sleep - Paul and Ally thought these nights were over. Paul spends the night fighting his own anger and his children's inability to go the f**k to sleep.

Broadcast details

Thursday 12th March 2020
Sky One
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Martin Freeman Paul
Daisy Haggard Ally
Alun Armstrong Jim
Joanna Bacon Jackie
Patrick Baladi Darren
Stella Gonet Leah
Tim Steed Carl
George Wakeman Young Luke
Jayda Eyles Young Ava
Guest cast
Hammed Animashaun Binman
Dan Mersh Binman
Michael Clark Dunk Man
Jack Myers Dunk Man
Keir Charles Dan
Martha Howe-Douglas (as Martha Howe Douglas) Amber
Francisco Labbe Waiter
Funmbi Omotayo Pastor
Lonyo Engele Police Officer
Writing team
Simon Blackwell Writer
Sean Gray Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Dempster Script Consultant
Production team
Ben Palmer Director
Toby Welch Producer
Simon Blackwell Executive Producer
Chris Addison Executive Producer
Michael Wiggs Executive Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
Rob Aslett Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Martin Freeman Executive Producer
David Martin Executive Producer
Josh Cole Executive Producer
Jon Mountague Executive Producer

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