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There She Goes. Image shows from L to R: Emily (Jessica Hynes), Rosie (Miley Locke), Simon (David Tennant), Ben (Edan Hayhurst). Copyright: Merman
There She Goes

There She Goes

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC Two / BBC Four
  • 2018 - 2023
  • 11 episodes (2 series)

Comedy drama about a family whose daughter has severe learning disabilities. Stars Miley Locke, David Tennant, Jessica Hynes, Edan Hayhurst, Yasmine Akram and more.

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Series 2, Episode 2 - President's Day

There She Goes. Image shows from L to R: Emily (Jessica Hynes), Rosie (Miley Locke), Grandma (Serena Evans), Gandalf (Nigel Planer), Simon (David Tennant), Ben (Edan Hayhurst). Copyright: Merman
Rosie is obsessed with Christmas, despite the fact that it is only mid-February, forever wanting to watch festive films on repeat and even dragging Simon to buy a tree. In the flashbacks to 2008, Emily and Simon are no longer talking, except to argue.

Further details

Rosie is obsessed with Christmas, despite it actually being mid-February. Rosie is constantly pointing at 25 December on the calendar and wants to watch Home Alone on repeat. She even drags Si to try and buy a Christmas tree.

When she discovers another special day marked on the calendar - President's Day at the end of February - Em and Si wonder if celebrating President's Day will distract her from obsessing about all things Christmas.

In the early timeline, Em and Si are no longer talking, except to argue. Meanwhile. they openly discuss with their friends whether they should split up, until the situation finally comes to a head and months of pent-up frustration is released in an emotional showdown.

Broadcast details

Thursday 16th July 2020
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Miley Locke Rosie
David Tennant Simon
Jessica Hynes Emily
Edan Hayhurst Ben
Yasmine Akram Helen
Serena Evans Grandma Cath
Oliver Gibbs Young Ben
Ben Willbond Chris
Guest cast
Amber Aga Katrina
Maya Kelly Ellie
Nigel Planer Gandalf
Aurora Burghart Abigail
Freya Perry Young Rosie
Harper Perry Young Rosie
Declan Baxter Young Man
Writing team
Shaun Pye Writer
Sarah Crawford Writer
Production team
Simon Hynd Director
Clelia Mountford Producer
Alex Moody Executive Producer
Sharon Horgan Executive Producer
Clelia Mountford Executive Producer
Soumya Sriraman Executive Producer
Shaun Pye Associate Producer
Frances Mable Line Producer
Mark Henson Editor
Jo Sutherland Production Designer
Kevin Riddle Casting Director
Caroline Pitcher Costume Designer
James Rhodes Director of Photography
Jo Houtmeyers Make-up Designer
Brett Thomas 1st Assistant Director


There She Goes review

Family comedy fuelled by honesty and tension.

Carol Midgley, The Times, 17th July 2020

Jessica Hynes and David Tennant bring the realism of exasperated parents to this often brutal comedy. Three-year-old Rosie is obsessed with Christmas after watching Home Alone and, in a flash-forward to when she is 11, there is a major tantrum about going to the park while the couple consider their relationship.

Hannah Verdier, The Guardian, 16th July 2020

There She Goes, series 2, episode 2, review

All parents have been there - but not quite like this.

Chris Bennion, The Telegraph, 16th July 2020

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