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

Motherland

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two / BBC One
  • 2016 - 2022
  • 20 episodes (3 series)

Comedy about middle-class parenthood and juggling kids, school, and other parents. Stars Anna Maxwell Martin, Diane Morgan, Paul Ready, Lucy Punch, Philippa Dunne and more.

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Series 2, Episode 2 - Soft Opening

Motherland. Image shows from L to R: Anne (Philippa Dunne), Liz (Diane Morgan)
Julia reluctantly agrees to help Amanda launch her new shop. But a careless online post threatens to destroy her good work. Meanwhile Liz resents gentrification and Kevin has written an unusual children's book.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 14th October 2019
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 24th September 2020 9:30pm BBC2
Monday 3rd May 2021 12:10am BBC4
Tuesday 1st June 2021 12:55am BBC4
Wednesday 30th June 2021 1:35am BBC4
Thursday 29th July 2021 1:15am BBC4
Friday 27th August 2021 12:35am BBC4
Sunday 26th September 2021 12:30am BBC4

Cast & crew

Cast
Anna Maxwell Martin Julia
Diane Morgan Liz
Paul Ready Kevin
Lucy Punch Amanda
Philippa Dunne Anne
Tanya Moodie Meg
Ellie Haddington Marion
Guest cast
Mia Soteriou Cleaner
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
Samantha Frith Line Producer
Jake Bernard Editor
Anna Sheldrake Production Designer
Sarah Crowe Casting Director
Ben Marks Casting Director
Caroline Pitcher Costume Designer
Greg Duffield Director of Photography
Vanessa White Make-up Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Kas Braganza 1st Assistant Director
Alex Moody Commissioning Editor

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