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

Motherland

BBC Two sitcom middle-class motherhood. 14 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2016 - 2020. Stars Anna Maxwell Martin, Diane Morgan, Paul Ready, Lucy Punch and others.

Another series is in development.

Video Clips

Preparation stress

Christmas comes but once a year, and thank God it's not more often...

From Christmas Special. Featuring: Oliver Chris (Paul), David Calder (Geoff), Penny Ryder (Elizabeth).

Motherland Christmas trailer

Christmas comes but once a year, and thank God for that, because it's time for Amanda's annual festive soiree.

From Christmas Special. Featuring: Anna Maxwell Martin (Julia), Diane Morgan (Liz), Paul Ready (Kevin), Lucy Punch (Amanda).

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...

From Series 1, Episode 6. Featuring: Anna Maxwell Martin (Julia), Diane Morgan (Liz), Sarah Kendall (Lyndsey).

The carpool

Anne's new carpool attracts Julia's attention, but she has competition from another Mum.

From Series 1, Episode 5. Featuring: Anna Maxwell Martin (Julia), Diane Morgan (Liz), Paul Ready (Kevin), Philippa Dunne (Anne), Jessica Fostekew (Clare).

The in-laws arrive

Julia's in-laws have arrived, but her patience with them barely lasts the journey home.

From Series 1, Episode 4. Featuring: Anna Maxwell Martin (Julia), David Calder (Geoff), Penny Ryder (Elizabeth).

The stay-at-home dads

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

From Series 1, Episode 3. Featuring: Paul Ready (Kevin), Lucy Punch (Amanda), Richard Pepple (Malcom Spender).