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

Series 1, Episode 6

Julia's childcare problems are solved after she finds the perfect Nanny, but her friendship with Liz is strained.

Further details

Julia's childcare problems are solved after she finds the perfect Nanny, but her friendship with Liz is strained.

Amanda is keeping a low profile after Kevin blurted out her secret. Liz visits Lee's new partner to give her some advice. The school caretaker is in hospital but the Mums have lost their ringleader and there's nobody to organise a card.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 12th December 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
    Guest cast
    Peter Singh Andrew
    Jackie Clune Mrs Lamb
    Pearl Chanda Debbie Louise
    Nick Nevern Lee
    Sabine Crossen Alpha Mum 2
    Sarah Kendall Lyndsey
    Clara Onyemere Lynn
    Sarah Sharman Alpha Mum 1
    Roger Walker Tommy
    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


    Sounds like you don't like her

    Julia loves having a Nanny to help her, but sadly she also just really, REALLY, doesn't like her...

    Featuring: Anna Maxwell Martin (Julia), Diane Morgan (Liz), Sarah Kendall (Lyndsey).


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