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.

Next new episode is on Monday at 10pm. Series 2, Episode 3
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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

Repeats

    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 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

    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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