Mum. Cathy (Lesley Manville)
Mum

Mum

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2016 - 2019
  • 18 episodes (3 series)

Sitcom about a middle aged mother who is trying to rebuild her life following the death of her husband. Stars Lesley Manville, Peter Mullan, Sam Swainsbury, Lisa McGrillis, Ross Boatman and more.

Mum. Cathy (Lesley Manville). Copyright: Big Talk Productions

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2016 - 2019
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
18 (3 series)
Stars
Lesley Manville, Peter Mullan, Sam Swainsbury, Lisa McGrillis, Ross Boatman, Dorothy Atkinson, Karl Johnson and Marlene Sidaway
Writer
Stefan Golaszewski
Directors
Richard Laxton, Stefan Golaszewski, David Chalstrey and Peter Griffiths
Producers
Lyndsay Robinson, Jennie Fava, Georgie Fallon, Kenton Allen, Stefan Golaszewski, Matthew Justice, Richard Laxton, Hannah Wilcock and Lauriel Martin
Companies

A comedy about a mother at a milestone in her life. We follow her and her family through a year of new beginnings as she rebuilds her life following the death of her husband.

Mum is joined by her supportive life-long friend Michael. Through a year of new beginnings she rebuilds her life surrounded by her family: son Jason and his girlfriend Kelly; her brother Derek and his new partner, Pauline; and her in-laws.

Additional details

Also known as
  • The Funeral (Working title)
Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
The theme song is Cups (You're Gonna Miss Me) by Lulu and the Lampshades.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 13th May 2016 at 10pm on BBC Two
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 19th June 2019 at 10pm on BBC Two
Most recent repeats

Recording details

  • West London Film Studios

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