Mum. Cathy (Lesley Manville).


BBC Two sitcom about a widow. 18 episodes (3 series), 2016 - 2019. Stars Lesley Manville, Peter Mullan, Sam Swainsbury, Lisa McGrillis and others.

Mum. Image shows from L to R: Maureen (Marlene Sidaway), Reg (Karl Johnson).

Series 1, Episode 1 - January

It's the morning of Cathy's husband's funeral and her family gather at the house to wait for the funeral cars. Battling her brother's partner and meeting her son's new and over-enthusiastic girlfriend Kelly, Cathy prepares herself for a day of great emotion with help from her friend Michael.

Broadcast details

Friday 13th May 2016
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Lesley Manville Cathy
    Peter Mullan Michael
    Sam Swainsbury Jason
    Lisa McGrillis Kelly
    Ross Boatman Derek
    Dorothy Atkinson Pauline
    Karl Johnson Reg
    Marlene Sidaway Maureen
    Guest cast
    Matthew Aubrey Sam
    Ray Emmett Brown (as Ray Emmet Brown) John
    Writing team
    Stefan Golaszewski Writer
    Production team
    Richard Laxton Director
    Lyndsay Robinson Producer
    Jennie Fava Producer
    Kenton Allen Executive Producer
    Stefan Golaszewski Executive Producer
    Matthew Justice Executive Producer
    Barney Pilling Editor
    Miranda Jones Production Designer
    Ben Wheeler Director of Photography

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