Drama telling the story of two Manchester families. It is the summer of 1996, and Daniel is trying to heal a family rift. But when a bomb explodes their lives are forever changed. Show more
Award-winning drama series. Shay is forced to reassess his life and his alcoholism when he meets Otto, his 16-year-old son with Down's Syndrome, for the first time.
Drama telling the story of two Manchester families. As election fever hits Britain in May 1997, Daniel's double life begins to catch up with him while Robbo rebuilds his club. Show more
Drama telling the story of two Manchester families. The truth about Daniel's double life emerges, and the revelations threaten to rip apart all that Daniel has left. Show more
Alison gets a blast from her past when speech and language therapist Maggie arrives to assess Joe. For the family, it is time to face some uncomfortable truths.
Drama series. An adopted teen learns on his eighteenth birthday that he is to be deported. Desperate to stay in the UK, he goes on the run. Show more
Louise and Maurice are shaken when an unwelcome visitor arrives on the eve of Ralph’s wedding. Mark and Joe test Paul and Sarah’s liberalism when they strike out on their own.
When Rebecca goes into labour, it falls to Joe to help his sister. Alison makes a decision about Ben, Paul makes Mark an offer, and Maurice has a big question for Louise.
Alison brokers a peace with Paul in time for the gastropub opening, but plans for their big day are ruined when Joe goes missing. Show more
Paul's feelings about his son's autism emerge when Nicola makes a film of Joe's behaviours. Eddie reaches D-Day with Holly, while Maurice makes a shocking proposal. Show more
Paul makes a connection with Sophie when he takes her and Mark to a gig. Eddie gears up for date night with his Manchester girlfriend Holly. Show more
When Joe says the word 'autistic' for the first time, seeing it as something bad, Paul and Alison know they need to talk to him about it. Show more
Rebecca sends Paul and Alison on a weekend away, Maurice has an existential crisis during a fell race, and Eddie is determined to teach Joe to ride a bike. Show more
Following Joe's autism diagnosis Paul, Alison and Rebecca clash over how best to deal with his first weeks at school. Maurice tries to avoid his singing teacher. Show more
A show at Joe's old school brings his family members together. As Joe takes the stage, it is clear what they mean to him. Show more
The extended Hughes family reunites for Joe's fifth birthday party. Tensions soon rise when it's suggested that Joe has communication problems. Show more
Alison is hit hard when Joe's helper Maya looks set to be deported. Paul and Eddie discover their wives both want different things. Show more