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: 914

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Breeders, season two, review

Under the weight of mindfulness and celebrities urging us to breath deeply, the potty-mouthed parenting series feels almost subversive.

Ed Power, The Telegraph, 27th May 2021

Martin Freeman's teenage obsessions

The Hobbit actor, who is back on TV in the sitcom Breeders, recalls sharp dressing on a budget, discovering Public Enemy and how Michael Caine got him into film.

Rich Pelley, The Guardian, 27th May 2021

Sky backs comedies

Sky has reiterated its commitment to comedy, as work resumes on several of its shows. A fourth series of Brassic is being written, Breeders looks set to return for a third series, and drafting is underway on a third series of Intelligence. Further episodes of The Reluctant Landlord were also in development before the coronavirus pandemic struck.

British Comedy Guide, 23rd May 2021

Daisy Haggard interview

The actor, 43, on hiding from her children in bed, hanging out with Matt LeBlanc and her love of Wotsits.

Michael Hogan, The Guardian, 22nd May 2021

Martin Freeman: Method acting is pretentious nonsense

Leave self-aggrandising, narcissistic melodrama to Hollywood or drama students, says star of Sherlock and The Office.

Anita Singh, The Telegraph, 19th May 2021

BAFTA TV Awards 2021 nominations

Ghosts, Inside No. 9, Man Like Mobeen and This Country are amongst the nominees in the BAFTA TV Awards 2021.

British Comedy Guide, 28th April 2021

Simon Blackwell talks about Breeders Series 3

Breeders writer Simon Blackwell has revealed that work is underway on Season 3 of FX and Sky's parenthood comedy - and a physical writers room has been set up for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe.

Jake Kanter, Deadline, 27th April 2021

I Talk Telly Awards 2020 nominations

After Life, Friday Night Dinner, Gavin & Stacey, Ghosts, Home, Inside No. 9, Man Like Mobeen and This Country are amongst the nominees for the I Talk Telly Awards 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 8th November 2020

Comedies in the running for Broadcast Digital Awards 2020

Brassic, Breeders, Enterprice, Man Like Mobeen, The Young Offenders and This Country are amongst the nominees for the Broadcast Digital Awards 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 7th September 2020

Breeders resumes production

Following a 16-week suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the second season of FX and Sky's acclaimed comedy series Breeders has resumed production.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 31st August 2020

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