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 8 - No Friends

Breeders. Image shows from L to R: Darren (Patrick Baladi), Paul (Martin Freeman), Ally (Daisy Haggard). Copyright: Avalon Television
As he and Ally continue to feel distant, Paul rekindles an old friendship, but at a cost to Ava. Luke surprises everyone by getting a best friend. Jim and Jackie are forced to move.

Broadcast details

Thursday 15th July 2021
Sky One
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 18th July 2021 1:00am Sky1
Tuesday 20th July 2021 12:00am Sky1
Thursday 22nd July 2021 12:00am Sky1
Tuesday 21st December 2021 7:30pm Sky Comedy
Thursday 7th July 2022 10:45pm 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
Guest cast
Aliyah Sesay Grace
Ben Allen Isaac
Elena Saurel Martina
Indra Ové Keeley
Nabil Elouahabi Dean
Jordan Nash Jacob
Lillia Leyla Rustem Chloe
Writing team
Simon Blackwell Writer
Sean Gray Writer (Additional Material)
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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