Motherland. Image shows from L to R: Liz (Diane Morgan), Julia (Anna Maxwell Martin), Kevin (Paul Ready).

Motherland

BBC Two sitcom middle-class motherhood. 13 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2016 - 2019. Stars Anna Maxwell Martin, Diane Morgan, Paul Ready, Lucy Punch and others.

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Pilot

When Julia's mother decides she is no longer going to be the free child-sitter and school-run taxi, Julia finds her organisation skills are taxed and nowhere near the level of the Alpha Mums.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 6th September 2016
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Anna Maxwell Martin Julia
    Diane Morgan Liz
    Paul Ready Kevin
    Lucy Punch Amanda
    Philippa Dunne Anne
    Ellie Haddington Marion
    Oliver Chris Paul
    Guest cast
    Margaret Cabourn-Smith Janet
    Sonita Henry Sunita
    Terry Mynott Ian
    Chetna Pandya Mrs Lawson
    Writing team
    Graham Linehan Writer
    Sharon Horgan Writer
    Helen Linehan Writer
    Holly Walsh Writer
    Production team
    Graham Linehan Director
    Jo Kennedy-Valentine 1st Assistant Director
    Richard Boden Producer
    Richard Boden Executive Producer
    Graham Linehan Executive Producer
    Sharon Horgan Executive Producer
    Clelia Mountford Executive Producer
    Holly Walsh Associate Producer
    Charlie Fawcett Editor
    Dennis De Groot (as Dennis DeGroot) Production Designer
    Sarah Crowe Casting Director
    Caroline Pitcher Costume Designer
    Vanessa White Make-up Designer
    Bill Broomfield Director of Photography
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