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

Motherland

BBC Two sitcom middle-class motherhood. 7 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2016 - 2017. Stars Anna Maxwell Martin, Diane Morgan, Paul Ready, Lucy Punch and others.

Another series is in development.
Episode 5 is repeated on Wednesday at 10pm.

Motherland. Image shows from L to R: Amanda (Lucy Punch), Julia (Anna Maxwell Martin).

Series 1, Episode 2

A school fundraiser is not Julia's idea of an evening out, but somehow she finds herself heavily involved in order to impress a former colleague.

Further details

It's the school's Auction of Promises. Amanda hosts the auction. Julia is assigned a job. Kevin has a battle with the cloakroom and despite Anne's protests, Liz takes care of the bar.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 14th November 2017
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
    Oliver Chris Paul
    Guest cast
    Kirsty Bushell Caroline Lacy
    Vilma Hollingbery Barbara
    Himesh Patel Mr Glencuddy
    Writing team
    Graham Linehan Writer
    Sharon Horgan Writer
    Helen Linehan Writer
    Holly Walsh Writer
    Production team
    Juliet May Director
    Richard Boden Producer
    Richard Boden Executive Producer
    Graham Linehan Executive Producer
    Sharon Horgan Executive Producer
    Clelia Mountford Executive Producer
    Jake Bernard Editor
    Dennis De Groot (as Dennis DeGroot) Production Designer
    Oli Julian Composer

    Video

    School fundraiser or Hollywood gala?

    A planning meeting for the school fundraiser takes an exciting turn when Julia suggests an auction of promises, just like they do at Hollywood events...

    Featuring: Anna Maxwell Martin (Julia), Diane Morgan (Liz), Paul Ready (Kevin), Lucy Punch (Amanda), Philippa Dunne (Anne), Kirsty Bushell (Caroline Lacy).

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