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


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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Motherland. Kevin (Paul Ready).

Series 1, Episode 1

Julia moves out of her comfort zone and reluctantly invites the entire class to her kid's birthday party. With her Mum still refusing to help out she relies on Liz's party hacks and Kevin's entertaining skills. And anyway, she organises events for a living, this will be a breeze!

Broadcast details

Tuesday 7th November 2017
30 minutes


    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
    Ben Crompton Animal Man
    Barnaby Ferris Balloon Video Man
    Peter Singh Andrew
    Connie Wilkins Ivy
    Writing team
    Graham Linehan Writer
    Sharon Horgan Writer
    Helen Linehan Writer
    Holly Walsh Writer
    Production team
    Juliet May Director
    Kas Braganza 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
    Samantha McCole Line Producer
    Jake Bernard Editor
    Dennis De Groot (as Dennis DeGroot) Production Designer
    Sarah Crowe Casting Director
    Caroline Pitcher Costume Designer
    Chris Goodger Director of Photography
    Vanessa White Make-up Designer
    Oli Julian Composer
    Alex Moody Commissioning Editor


    Impressing the alpha mums

    Julia finds herself trying to impress the alpha Mums.

    Featuring: Anna Maxwell Martin (Julia), Diane Morgan (Liz), Lucy Punch (Amanda), Philippa Dunne (Anne).


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