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Pilot

Sitcom pilot from Graham Linehan and Sharon Horgan. Meet the Alpha Mums, headed by queen bee Amanda. There is also chaotic Liz, events organiser Julia and stay-at-home dad Kevin.

Meet the alpha mums, headed by Amanda, very much the queen bee. Everything is organised, clean and sparkly - even the kitchen cork board is a statement of success. At the other end of the spectrum, we meet Liz, who is totally chaotic and feels the kids should enjoy free expression - if they want to do kamikaze jumps off the sofa, she drags a mattress round for safety. Somewhere between Amanda and Liz is Julia - she is organised - she has to be as she is a successful events organiser - but when her mother Marion decides she is no longer going to be the free child-sitter and school-run taxi, Julia finds her organisation skills are taxed and nowhere near the level of the alpha mums. Also in the mix is Kevin - he is the stay-at-home dad, who, rather than fighting against that, is embracing it with gusto - much to the irritation of the other mums.

This is mothers and they really are - coping or not - competitive and helpful. If the Pulling girls had kids, this is what it would be like.

29 minutes

Last on

Tue 31 Oct 2017 23:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Julia Anna Maxwell Martin
Liz Diane Morgan
Kevin Paul Ready
Amanda Lucy Punch
Ian Terry Mynott
Marion Ellie Haddington
Mrs Lawson Chetna Pandva
Janet Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Paul Oliver Chris
Anne Philippa Dunne
Sunita Sonita Henry
Production Company Delightful Industries
Production Company Merman Television Ltd
Writer Graham Linehan
Executive Producer Graham Linehan
Director Graham Linehan
Writer Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer Sharon Horgan
Writer Helen Linehan
Executive Producer Helen Linehan
Writer Holly Walsh
Associate Producer Holly Walsh
Executive Producer Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer Richard Boden

Broadcasts

  • Tue 6 Sep 2016 22:00
  • Tue 6 Sep 2016 23:15
  • Mon 30 Oct 2017 22:00
  • Tue 31 Oct 2017 23:45

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