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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 - 2023
  • 40 episodes (4 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.

  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 981


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Series 1, Episode 9 - No Cure: Part One

Breeders. Young Luke (George Wakeman). Copyright: Avalon Television
Family life is thrown off kilter as Ally spends her weekdays in Berlin and weekends in London. Paul, Luke and Ava try to muddle through without her, but the children aren't sleeping again and it takes its toll on Paul.

Broadcast details

Thursday 30th April 2020
Sky One
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Martin Freeman Paul
Daisy Haggard Ally
Alun Armstrong Jim
Joanna Bacon Jackie
Patrick Baladi Darren
Tim Steed Carl
George Wakeman Young Luke
Jayda Eyles Young Ava
Guest cast
Shvorne Marks Nadia
Akemnji Ndifornyen Daniel
Nikhil Parmar Dom
Jennie Gruner Paramedic
Akbar Kurtha Dr Jahangir
Kelly Clare Steward
Writing team
Simon Blackwell Writer
Sean Gray Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Dempster Script Consultant
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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