Bumps. Anita (Amanda Redman). Copyright: Kudos Productions
Bumps

Bumps

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2020
  • 1 pilot

A cross-generational comedy starring Amanda Redman in a whole new spin on family dynamics. Also features Lisa McGrillis, Seb Cardinal, Philip Jackson, Lucy Montgomery, Rhys Thomas and more.

Bumps. Image shows from L to R: Aiden (Seb Cardinal), Howard (Philip Jackson), Joanne (Lisa McGrillis), Anita (Amanda Redman). Copyright: Kudos Productions

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2020
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
1 Pilot
Stars
Amanda Redman, Lisa McGrillis, Seb Cardinal, Philip Jackson, Lucy Montgomery, Rhys Thomas, Freddie Davies, Leila Hoffman and more
Writers
Lucy Montgomery, Rhys Thomas and Heather Larmour
Directors
Sandy Johnson and Matt Bell
Producers
Georgie Fallon, Phil Temple, Lucy Montgomery, Rhys Thomas and Alison B Matthews
Companies

Sixty two year-old Anita is divorced with two grown up kids, and no stork on the horizon threatening to bring grandchildren. Her daughter Joanne can't have children and her son Aiden has zero interest. After hearing about an Indian woman in her 70s who gave birth to a healthy baby Anita starts thinking: what if she were to do the same thing?

So, with the aid of an egg and sperm donor she decides to have a baby. Unbeknownst to her it happens to be at the same time as her 37-year old daughter Joanne discovers she is expecting her first child.

Anita hasn't really thought through the impact this baby will have on her body or her psyche or her finances. Not for one millisecond has she considered how her decision to have a child will impact on her two grown up kids. She thinks she's earned the right to do what she wants and she doesn't realise the emotional bomb she's detonated. Well now she's about to find out...

Additional details

Part of

Comedy Playhouse

Also known as
  • Comedy Playhouse: Bumps
Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 21st February 2020 at 9:30pm on BBC One
Episode length
30 minutes

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