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

Flowers

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 5

Amy is determined to get ready for The Pink Cuttlefish Orchestra's scheduled concert in Omsk, but she crashes down into a depressive state and finds herself exhausted and at a loss.

Further details

As the dust settles from events of the last few days, the family find themselves back together at the house for the first time in a while. Deborah and Maurice slip back into their roles as mother and father, for the good of their children, while Donald struggles to come to terms with the fact that his twin sister Amy, like his Dad, might be suffering from a mental illness.

Amy is determined to get ready for The Pink Cuttlefish Orchestra's scheduled concert in Omsk, but she crashes down into a depressive state and finds herself exhausted and at a loss. Amy summons the last dregs of her energy to perform, for no one but Hylda, a piece that she has inadvertently written about her own struggle with mental illness. Shun revisits the forest where he once encountered the ghosts of his dead family.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 14th June 2018
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
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
Helen Cripps Matilda
Harriet Walter Hylda
Guest cast
Anna O'Grady Dolores
Amie Buhari Pan
Mariam Haque Henri
Maite J√°uregui Vera
Sophie Brooke Avelaine
Leila Hoffman Isadora
Sharon D Clarke Dr Malone
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
Selina MacArthur Editor
Luana Hanson Production Designer
Arthur Sharpe Composer

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