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


  • TV sitcom
  • Sky One / Sky Comedy
  • 2020 - 2022
  • 30 episodes (3 series)

Dark comedy starring Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard as stressed parents. Also features Alun Armstrong, Joanna Bacon, Alex Eastwood, Eve Prenelle, Patrick Baladi and more.

  • Returns on Wednesday 13th July on Sky Comedy at 9pm with Series 3, Episode 1
  • Series 1, Episode 7 repeated at 11pm on Sky Comedy

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Series 1, Episode 7 - No Exit

Breeders. Image shows from L to R: Paul (Martin Freeman), Ally (Daisy Haggard). Copyright: Avalon Television
It's half term and Luke is responsible for taking Lenny the class bear on an adventure. Lenny has been to Italy, Peru and beyond, but Paul can't even manage to get the family and the godforsaken bear out of the house to the local park.

Broadcast details

Thursday 16th April 2020
Sky One
30 minutes


  1. Tuesday 28th June 2022 at 11:00pm on Sky Comedy

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 16th April 2020 11:00pm Sky2
Sunday 19th April 2020 12:30am Sky2
Sunday 19th April 2020 1:10am Sky1
Wednesday 22nd April 2020 10:30pm Sky1

Cast & crew

Martin Freeman Paul
Daisy Haggard Ally
Alun Armstrong Jim
Joanna Bacon Jackie
Tim Steed Carl
George Wakeman Young Luke
Jayda Eyles Young Ava
Guest cast
Paul Clayton Jeweller
Writing team
Sean Gray Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Dempster Script Consultant
Jamie Brittain Writer
Production team
Chris Addison 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
Dan Kay Line Producer
Sophie MacClancy Associate Producer
Pete Drinkwater Editor
Miranda Jones Production Designer
Sarah Crowe Casting Director
Rebecca Duncan Costume Designer
Michael Coulter Director of Photography
Charlie James Make-up Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Mark Goddard 1st Assistant Director
Josh Cole Commissioning Editor

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