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The stresses and strains of middle-class motherhood are exquisitely skewered in this comedy series written and created by Sharon Horgan and produced by her London-based company Merman. British actress Anna Maxwell-Martin is a whirlwind as the potty-mouthed, persistently exasperated Julia and parenting never looked so hellishly hilarious.


  • Juliet May
  • Simon Hynd


  • Sharon Horgan
  • Graham Linehan
  • Helen Serafinowicz
  • Holly Walsh


  • Anna Maxwell Martin
  • Lucy Punch
  • Diane Morgan
  • Paul Ready
  • Philippa Dunne


Julia (Anna Maxwell Martin), Liz (Diane Morgan) and stay-at-home Dad Kevin (Paul Readt) are three parents navigating the trials, tribulations and traumas of raising children, all while competing with ‘Alpha Mum’ Amanda (Lucy Punch).