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Spent. Mia (Michelle De Swarte)


  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC Two
  • 2024
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Michelle de Swarte's comedy drama, based on her former life as a catwalk model. Also features Amanda Wilkin, Matt King, Juliet Cowan, Karl Collins, Eleanor Nawal and more.

  • Continues today on BBC2 at 10pm with Episode 2


Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

Spent. Mia (Michelle De Swarte)
Bankrupt in the US, Mia flees to London to keep up appearances but instead finds herself in limbo. A glimmer of hope arrives in a rare modelling job, but there's a sting in the tail.

Further details

International catwalk model Mia is declared bankrupt in America and flees back home to London, only to find life has moved on, with her mum Chrissy caring for a teenage girl from her estate and best friend Jo getting married. Unable to admit the shame of her situation, Mia finds herself in limbo, but things improve when a rare modelling job arises.

Broadcast details

Monday 8th July 2024
30 minutes


Cast & crew

Michelle De Swarte Mia
Amanda Wilkin Jo
Matt King Mills
Juliet Cowan Chrissy
Karl Collins Teddy
Guest cast
Candace Leung Accountant
Richard Adetunji Waiter
Victoria Alcock Claire
Eva Pope Jemima
Joelle Dyson Nitty
Writing team
Michelle De Swarte Writer
Jack Bayles Script Editor
Production team
Alex Winckler Director
Joe Roberts Director
Rhonda Smith Producer
Jack Bayles Executive Producer
Phil Clarke Executive Producer
Tanya Qureshi Executive Producer
Michelle De Swarte Executive Producer
Nicki Perkins Line Producer
Hannah Moulder Producer
Paul Dingwall Editor
Anna Sheldrake Production Designer
Aisha Bywaters Casting Director
Cynthia Lawrence-John Costume Designer
Tony Miller Director of Photography
Zainab Jaye Make-up Designer
Adem Ilhan (as Adem Sadi Ilhan) Composer
Lucy Fuest Graphics
Nadira Seecoomar Casting Director
Alex Streeter 1st Assistant Director

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