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: Meg (Tanya Moodie), Julia (Anna Maxwell Martin).

Series 2, Episode 1 - No Mum Left Behind

As the school year begins, a new mum at the school gates attracts the attention of Julia, Liz and Kevin. Does high-flyer Meg really have it all? Meanwhile Julia agonises over a promotion and the gang have a night out.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 7th October 2019
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
Tanya Moodie Meg
Guest cast
Peter Singh Andrew
Jackie Clune Mrs Lamb
Michael Abubakar Leon
Michael Ballard Policeman
Anthony Head Bill
Patrick Regis Bus Driver
Corinne Skinner-Carter Meg's Mum
Melanie Wilder Sam
Alice Franziska Woodhouse Lydia
Writing team
Sharon Horgan Writer
Helen Serafinowicz (as Helen Linehan) Writer
Holly Walsh Writer
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Writer
Production team
Juliet May Director
Sam Pinnell Producer
Richard Boden Executive Producer
Sharon Horgan Executive Producer
Clelia Mountford Executive Producer
Holly Walsh Executive Producer
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