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.

Another series is in development.

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

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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