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.

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Series 2, Episode 6 - No Choice

Breeders. Image shows from L to R: Paul (Martin Freeman), Ally (Daisy Haggard). Copyright: Avalon Television
Ally is under huge pressure, but no-one seems to want to listen to her. Jim and Jackie are excited about a possible move to the coast and, much to Paul's surprise, so is he.

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st July 2021
Sky One
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 3rd July 2021 11:05pm Sky1
Monday 5th July 2021 11:00pm Sky1
Wednesday 7th July 2021 11:00pm Sky1
Tuesday 21st December 2021 6:30pm Sky Comedy
Wednesday 6th July 2022 11:45pm Sky Comedy

Cast & crew

Martin Freeman Paul
Daisy Haggard Ally
Alun Armstrong Jim
Joanna Bacon Jackie
Alex Eastwood Luke
Eve Prenelle Ava
Patrick Baladi Darren
Stella Gonet Leah
Hugh Quarshie Alex
Guest cast
Enzo Cilenti George
Indra Ové Keeley
Elizabeth Hill Consultant
Jason Langley Estate Agent
Writing team
Sean Gray Writer (Additional Material)
Oriane Messina Writer
Fay Rusling Writer
Production team
Oliver Parsons (as Ollie Parsons) Director
Dan Kay 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
Jon Mountague Executive Producer
Tilusha Ghelani Executive Producer
Toby Welch Executive Producer
Sophie MacClancy Associate Producer
Jane Harrison Line Producer
Pete Drinkwater Editor
Miranda Jones Production Designer
Sarah Crowe Casting Director
Annika Summerson Director of Photography
Caroline Pitcher Costume Designer
Lisa Kennedy Make-up Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Gina Fields Graphics
David Chalstrey 1st Assistant Director

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