Flowers. Image shows from L to R: Amy (Sophia Di Martino), Maurice (Julian Barratt), Deborah (Olivia Colman), Donald (Daniel Rigby). Copyright: Kudos Productions.


Channel 4 comedy drama following an eccentric family. 12 episodes (2 series), 2016 - 2018. Stars Olivia Colman, Julian Barratt, Daniel Rigby, Sophia Di Martino and others.

Series 2, Episode 2

A newly separated Maurice and Deborah are coming to terms with life apart.

Further details

A newly separated Maurice and Deborah are coming to terms with life apart. Amy has found inspiration in an antique book which once belonged to her magician grandfather Felix, and her mind becomes a portal into the strange Baroque world of Baumgaertner. Deborah invites Amy and Donald round to her new apartment, where she is confronted by both her children about her recent separation from Maurice.


On its first broadcast, this episode was combined with Episode 1 to form an hour long block.

Broadcast details

Monday 11th June 2018
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Olivia Colman Deborah
Julian Barratt Maurice
Daniel Rigby Donald
Sophia Di Martino Amy
Will Sharpe Shun
Colin Hurley Barry
Harriet Walter Hylda
Guest cast
Desiree Akhavan Carol (Publisher)
Geoffrey Burton Carroll (Publisher)
Sophia Di Martino Bertha
Daniel Rigby Egbert
Colin Hurley Piotr
Will Sharpe Greta
Julian Barratt Friedrich
Olivia Colman Valerie
Writing team
Will Sharpe Writer
Alice Tyler Script Editor
Katie Carpenter Script Producer
Production team
Will Sharpe Director
Sam Pinnell Producer
Naomi De Pear Executive Producer

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