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Episode 1

The A Word, Series 1 Episode 1 of 6

In their idyllic Lake District home, the extended Hughes family reunites for Joe's fifth birthday party. But tensions soon rise among Alison, Paul and patriarch Maurice when newly-arrived Eddie and Nicola suggest Joe has communication problems.

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Tue 22 Mar 2016 21:00

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Role Contributor
Alison HughesMorven Christie
Paul HughesLee Ingleby
Eddie ScotGreg McHugh
Nicola DanielsVinette Robinson
Joe HughesMax Vento
Rebecca HughesMolly Wright
Maurice ScottChristopher Eccleston
David NowakAdam Wittek
Pavel KaminskiTommie Grabiec
LindaMichelle Tate
LindaJoanna Bond
Sea LilyVerity Henry
Ralph WilsonLeon Harrop
ActorPooky Quesnel
MarthaCatherine Kinsella
TerryGeorge Bukhari
Dr EshellSiri Ellis
Dr WaiteMina Anwar
ReceptionistDenice Hope
Dr GravesDaniel Cerqueira
ProducerMarcus Wilson
DirectorPeter Cattaneo
Executive ProducerPatrick Spence
Executive ProducerJenny Frayn
Executive ProducerPeter Bowker
Executive ProducerAvi Nir
Executive ProducerSara Johnson
Executive ProducerKeren Margalit
WriterPeter Bowker
Production CompanyFifty Fathoms Productions Ltd
Production CompanyKeshet UK

This family loves each other immensely

With Christopher Ecclestone

Actress Morven Christie on playing Joe’s mum, Alison.

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