The Tuckers. Image shows from L to R: Billy Tucker (Joshua McCord), Glyn Tucker (Steve Speirs), Peggy Tucker (Lynn Hunter), Natalie Tucker (Alexandria Riley), Bobby Tucker (Ben McGregor).

The Tuckers

BBC One Wales sitcom about a family. 7 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2018 - 2020. Stars Steve Speirs, Robert Pugh, Lynn Hunter, Joshua McCord and others.

Another series is in development.

The Tuckers. Image shows from L to R: Murphy (Robert Pugh), Peggy Tucker (Lynn Hunter), Glyn Tucker (Steve Speirs), Bobby Tucker (Ben McGregor), Billy Tucker (Joshua McCord), Natalie Tucker (Alexandria Riley), Shakira Tucker (Hope Reynolds).

The Tuckers

Sitcom about a family of chancers in the Welsh valleys

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2018 - 2020
Channel
BBC One Wales
Episodes
7   (1 pilot + 1 series)
Creator
Steve Speirs
Starring
Steve Speirs, Robert Pugh, Lynn Hunter, Joshua McCord, Ben McGregor, Alexandria Riley, Hope Reynolds, Jams Thomas and Francois Pandolfo
Writer
Steve Speirs
Director
Ian FitzGibbon
Producer
Owen Bell

Set in the south Wales valleys, The Tuckers tells the story of a family of chancers, low on cash but high on spirit - determined to survive through any means necessary. They run a catering business, not always successfully, and a few things on the side, not always legit.

Peggy rules the roost, with Glyn, her son, next in command. His children, Billy and Bobby, are never far from trouble, and Bobby's ex-wife, Natalie lives next door - with Shaks, their young daughter who has an appetite for mayhem.

The family bicker endlessly amongst themselves, but if you cross one Tucker, you cross them all, and you'll think twice about crossing them again (especially Grampa Murphy, who spends most of his time in an outside toilet, armed with a gun).

The series examines the love/hate relationship between members of the clan, ultimately proving that blood is thicker than water.

Woe betide anyone who gets on the wrong side of the Tuckers!

Production Details

Part of

Festival Of Funny

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 31st October 2018 on BBC One Wales at 10:40pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 14th February 2020 on BBC One Wales at 9:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Thursday 20th February 2020 at 10:00pm on BBC2 Wales

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