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

Another series is in development.
Series 2, Episode 3 is repeated tomorrow at 9:30pm.

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

Series 1, Episode 3

A children's pool party in the UK is not the most glamorous of experiences. Luckily Julia is just dropping the kids off so she can prepare for an important event later that evening.

Further details

A children's pool party in the UK is not the most glamorous of experiences. Luckily Julia is just dropping the kids off so she can prepare for an important event later that evening.

While Liz is at the newsagents the nice-looking guy in the queue leaves his wallet behind. She takes it and hopes to return it and hopefully turn it into a date. And a new Dad on the scene pushes Kevin's nose out of joint.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 21st 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
Ellie Haddington Marion
Guest cast
Toyin Ayedun-Alase Pool Receptionist
Elizabeth Chan May Lyn
Sharon Gavin Pool Attendant
Richard Pepple Malcom Spender
Ryan Pope Mitch
Orlando Seale James
Writing team
Graham Linehan Writer
Sharon Horgan Writer
Helen Serafinowicz (as 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

Video

The stay-at-home dads

Kevin has some competition when a new stay-at-home Dad arrives on the scene.

Featuring: Paul Ready (Kevin), Lucy Punch (Amanda), Richard Pepple (Malcom Spender).

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