The Other One. Image shows from L to R: Tess (Rebecca Front), Cathy (Ellie White), Cat (Lauren Socha), Marilyn (Siobhan Finneran).

The Other One (2017)

BBC One and BBC Two sitcom about two sisters who had no idea the other existed. 7 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2017 - 2020. Stars Ellie White, Lauren Socha, Rebecca Front, Siobhan Finneran and Amit Shah.

The Other One. Image shows from L to R: Tess (Rebecca Front), Cathy (Ellie White), Cat (Lauren Socha), Marilyn (Siobhan Finneran).

The Other One

Comedy about two sisters who had no idea the other existed until their father drops dead

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2017 - 2020
Channels
BBC One, BBC Two
Episodes
7   (1 pilot + 1 series)
Creator
Holly Walsh
Starring
Ellie White, Lauren Socha, Rebecca Front, Siobhan Finneran and Amit Shah
Writers
Holly Walsh and Pippa Brown
Director
Holly Walsh
Producer
Pippa Brown

The Other One is a comedy about a girl called Catherine Walcott. And another girl called Catherine Walcott. Sisters who had no idea the other existed until their father drops dead.

Cathy has a fiancé, a Duke of Edinburgh Award and a pension. Cat has a pay-as-you-go phone. The only things they have in common are their names (a smart move if you've got a secret daughter). Both of them have always wanted a sister - just maybe, not each other.

The Other One is a comedy about what happens when you discover your dead dad has a secret family and you now have a brand new sister. This is a love story to siblings, mothers and crap dads. Throughout the series the four leading women try to make sense of their newly found sisters and sort-of-step-mums.

Production Details

Part of

New On Two

BBC Comedy Pilots 2017

BBC Two pilots 2017

Production companies
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 13th September 2017 on BBC Two at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 17th July 2020 on BBC One at 9pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Friday 17th July 2020 at 10:45pm on BBC1 Wales

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