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Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

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. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Mrs Lawson:
Chetna Pandva
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Helen Linehan
Associate Producer:
Holly Walsh
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Sitcom about motherhood. A pool party ruins Julia's plans before an important event at work. Liz is after a date, and a new dad on the scene puts Kevin's nose out of joint. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Pool Receptionist:
Toyin Ayedun-Alase
Pool Attendant:
Sharon Gavin
Malcolm Spender:
Richard Pepple
Mitch:
Ryan Pope
Director:
Juliet May
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Sitcom. Anne's new car propels her into the limelight as the mums try to get in on her new car pool. Kevin acts as Amanda's confidant, and Liz and Julia's friendship is under fire. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Debbie Louise:
Pearl Chanda
Director:
Juliet May
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Julia's childcare problems are solved after she finds the perfect nanny, but her friendship with Liz is strained. Amanda is keeping a low profile. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Debbie Louise:
Pearl Chanda
Mrs Lamb:
Jackie Clune
Alpha Mum 2:
Sabine Crossen
Alpha Mum 1:
Sarah Sharman
Director:
Juliet May
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd

Count Arthur Strong

Series 3

Episode 1: Count Arthur's House of Horrors

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Sitcom about an out-of-work former variety star. Arthur is enlisted to rid a haunted house of its demonic occupants. Show more

Contributors

Count Arthur Strong:
Steve Delaney
Michael Baker:
Rory Kinnear
John the Watch:
Andy Linden
Young Michael:
Toby Nash
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Jon Rolph
Executive Producer:
Richard Daws
Production Company:
Komedia Entertainment
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Retort Television

Count Arthur Strong

Series 3

Episode 2: Arthur the Hat

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Sitcom about an out-of-work former variety star with delusions of grandeur. Some of John the Watch's old criminal associates take an interest in Bulent's cafe.

Contributors

Count Arthur Strong:
Steve Delaney
Michael Baker:
Rory Kinnear
John the Watch:
Andy Linden
Mister Duncan:
Bruce Payne
Rude Guy:
Jason Langley
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Jon Rolph
Executive Producer:
Richard Daws
Production Company:
Komedia Entertainment
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Retort Television

Count Arthur Strong

Series 3

Episode 3: Untrue Detective

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom about an out-of-work former variety star with delusions of grandeur. A knock on the head results in Arthur joining the police force as a detective. Show more

Contributors

Count Arthur Strong:
Steve Delaney
Michael Baker:
Rory Kinnear
John the Watch:
Andy Linden
PC Vaughan:
James Eeles
Bennett:
Nitin Kundra
News Reporter:
Leila Farzad
Dr Frome:
Matthew Steer
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Jon Rolph
Executive Producer:
Richard Daws
Production Company:
Komedia Entertainment
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Retort Television

Count Arthur Strong

Series 3

Episode 7: Safari Park

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom about an out-of-work former variety star with delusions of grandeur. Michael finds himself with a whole new family on a birthday outing. Show more

Contributors

Count Arthur Strong:
Steve Delaney
Michael Baker:
Rory Kinnear
John the Watch:
Andy Linden
Mr Billings:
Roderic Culver
Mrs Billings:
Robin Weaver
Producer:
Richard Boden
Director:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Jon Rolph
Executive Producer:
Richard Daws
Production Company:
Komedia Entertainment
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Retort Television

Count Arthur Strong

Series 3

Episode 4: The Soupover

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One North West

Sitcom about an out-of-work former variety star with delusions of grandeur. What begins as a sleepover turns into something slightly more sinister.

Contributors

Count Arthur Strong:
Steve Delaney
Michael Baker:
Rory Kinnear
John the Watch:
Andy Linden
Producer:
Richard Boden
Director:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Jon Rolph
Executive Producer:
Richard Daws
Production Company:
Komedia Entertainment
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Retort Television

Count Arthur Strong

Series 3

Episode 5: The Three Wishes

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Sitcom about an out-of-work former variety star with delusions of grandeur. Arthur attempts to build bridges with a surprising figure from his past.

Contributors

Count Arthur Strong:
Steve Delaney
Michael Baker:
Rory Kinnear
John the Watch:
Andy Linden
John Shuttleworth:
Graham Fellows
Producer:
Richard Boden
Director:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Jon Rolph
Executive Producer:
Richard Daws
Production Company:
Komedia Entertainment
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Retort Television

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Sitcom. Julia moves out of her comfort zone when she reluctantly invites the entire class to her daughter's birthday party. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Animal man:
Ben Crompton
Balloon video man:
Barnaby Ferris
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Producer:
Richard Boden
Director:
Juliet May
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

A school fundraiser is not Julia's idea of an evening out, but somehow she finds herself heavily involved in order to impress a former colleague and new mum crush. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Caroline Lacy:
Kirsty Bushell
Mr Glencuddy:
Himesh Patel
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Director:
Juliet May
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Sitcom. While Paul is away, he has the perfect solution to aid Julia: he sends his parents to help. Meanwhile, Amanda has a clear-out and reluctantly gives Liz her old coat. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Mrs Lamb:
Jackie Clune
Flower Man:
Morgan Jones
Elizabeth:
Penny Ryder
Director:
Juliet May
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd

Count Arthur Strong

Series 3

Episode 6: The Lucky Streak

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Sitcom about an out-of-work former variety star with delusions of grandeur. Arthur makes friends while in search of biscuits, and his life and luck change.

Contributors

Count Arthur Strong:
Steve Delaney
Michael Baker:
Rory Kinnear
John the Watch:
Andy Linden
Business man:
Roger Barclay
Teenager 1:
Aaron Ishmael
Teenager 2:
Jumayn Hunter
Young boy:
Sonny Morgan
Producer:
Richard Boden
Director:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Jon Rolph
Executive Producer:
Richard Daws
Production Company:
Komedia Entertainment
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Retort Television