Trying. Image shows from L to R: Nikki Newman (Esther Smith), Jason Ross (Rafe Spall)


  • TV sitcom
  • Apple TV+
  • 2020 - 2024
  • 32 episodes (4 series)

Comedy about a young couple planning to adopt a baby. Stars Rafe Spall, Esther Smith, Imelda Staunton, Darren Boyd, Phil Davis and more.

  • Returns on Wednesday 22nd May on Apple TV+ with Series 4, Episode 1
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 760

Key cast & crew credits

Rafe Spall Jason Ross (Series 1-3)
Esther Smith Nikki Newman (Series 1-3)
Imelda Staunton Penny Wootton (Series 1-2)
Darren Boyd Scott Filbert (Series 1-3)
Phil Davis Vic (Series 1-3)
Ophelia Lovibond Erica (Series 1-2)
Oliver Chris Freddie (Series 1-3)
Paula Wilcox Sandra (Series 1-3)
Robyn Cara Jen (Series 1-3)
Sian Brooke Karen Newman (Series 1-3)
Marian McLoughlin Jilly Newman (Series 1-3)
Roderick Smith John Newman (Series 1-3)
Eden Togwell Princess (Series 2-3)
Mickey McAnulty Tyler (Series 2-3)
Writing team
Andy Wolton Writer (Series 1-3)
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Writer (Additional Material) (Series 2-3)
Izzy Mant Writer (Additional Material) (Series 3)
Sam Pinnell Writer (Additional Material) (Series 3)
Sophie Williams Script Editor (Series 2)
Natasha Heliotis Script Editor (Series 3)
Izzy Mant Story Producer (Series 2-3)
Production team
Jim O'Hanlon Director (Series 1-3)
Elliot Hegarty Director (Series 3)
Chris Sussman Producer (Series 1)
Emma Lawson Producer (Series 1)
Sam Pinnell Producer (Series 2-3)
Andy Wolton Executive Producer (Series 1-3)
Jim O'Hanlon Executive Producer (Series 2-3)
Josh Cole Executive Producer (Series 2-3)
Jim O'Hanlon Associate Producer (Series 1)
Joel Stokes Line Producer (Series 1)
Tim Mannion Co-producer (Series 2-3)
Georgia Collins (as Georgia Hogan) Line Producer (Series 2)
Aden Turner Line Producer (Series 3)
Mark Thornton Editor (Series 1-2)
Peter Oliver Editor (Series 3)
John Stevenson Production Designer (Series 1-2)
Jonnie Mead Production Designer (Series 3)
Rachel Freck Casting Director (Series 1-3)
Arthur Mulhern Director of Photography (Series 1-2)
Ros Little Costume Designer (Series 1)
Jessica Fell (as Jessie Fell) Costume Designer (Series 2)
Jonas Mortensen Director of Photography (Series 3)
Elizabeth Healy Costume Designer (Series 3)
Greg Duffield Director of Photography (Series 3)
Jo Jenkins Make-up Designer (Series 1-3)
Guy Garvey Composer (Series 1)
Pete Jobson (as Peter Jobson) Composer (Series 1)
Paul Saunderson Composer (Series 1-3)
Maisie Peters Composer (Series 2)
Joe Rubel Composer (Series 2)
Alexa Galea Graphics (Series 2)
Jessica Sutton Graphics (Series 1)
Ola Podgorska Graphics (Series 2)
Tasha Island Graphics (Series 3)
Tim Mannion 1st Assistant Director (Series 1)
Sam Smith 1st Assistant Director (Series 2-3)
Fay Selby 1st Assistant Director (Series 3)

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