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The A Word

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

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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. Show less


Alison Hughes:
Morven Christie
Paul Hughes:
Lee Ingleby
Eddie Scot:
Greg McHugh
Nicola Daniels:
Vinette Robinson
Joe Hughes:
Max Vento
Rebecca Hughes:
Molly Wright
Maurice Scott:
Christopher Eccleston
David Nowak:
Adam Wittek
Pavel Kaminski:
Tommie Grabiec
Sea Lily:
Verity Henry
Ralph Wilson:
Leon Harrop
Dr Eshell:
Siri Ellis
Dr Waite:
Mina Anwar
Denice Hope
Marcus Wilson
Executive Producer:
Patrick Spence
Executive Producer:
Jenny Frayn
Executive Producer:
Peter Bowker
Executive Producer:
Avi Nir
Executive Producer:
Sara Johnson
Executive Producer:
Keren Margalit
Production Company:
undefined Keshet UK


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