The Hughes family work and love and fight like every other family. Then, their youngest son is diagnosed with autism and they don't feel like every other family anymore.

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Series cast summary:
Max Vento ...  Joe Hughes 12 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Paul Hughes 12 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Alison Hughes 12 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Maurice Scott 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Molly Wright ...  Rebecca Hughes 12 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Nicola Daniels 12 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Eddie Scott 12 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Louise Wilson 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Leon Harrop ...  Ralph Wilson 11 episodes, 2016-2017
...  David Nowak 10 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Pavel Kaminski 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Matt Greenwood ...  Tom Clarke 8 episodes, 2016-2017
Daniel Cerqueira ...  Dr. Graves 8 episodes, 2016-2017
George Bukhari ...  Terry / ... 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Emelia Rae Levy ...  Emily Scott 6 episodes, 2017
Ibrahim Ismail ...  Ramesh 6 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Gary Mallard 6 episodes, 2016-2017
Thomas Gregory ...  Luke Taylor 5 episodes, 2016
Harrison Newell-Parker ...  Bill Hibbs 5 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Linda 5 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Sophie Berwick 5 episodes, 2017
Travis Smith ...  Mark Berwick 5 episodes, 2017
Abby Ford ...  Sally 5 episodes, 2016
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In this moving BBC drama, the Hughes family living in the Lake District are like any other family; when their young son Joe is diagnosed as autistic, their lives are changed forever, and the family members must pull together to better learn their son's condition. Written by Tom Daly

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The A Word is based on the 2010 Israeli TV Series "Pilpelim Tsehubim" (Yellow Peppers) which was created and written by Keren Margalit. See more »

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A good mix of the genres.
8 April 2018 | by See all my reviews

The show has an overall great mix of drama, comedy, romance and a bit of crime. The actor of joe is very convincing and isn't just a spoilt child who was picked from stage school. The drama is great as well as the developed characters in the show, the musical score is awesome as well as the scenery. It never rains, advertising for the Lake District? Good amount of comedy and mostly a good drama overall.


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