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The A Word 

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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 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Lee Ingleby ...  Paul Hughes 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Morven Christie ...  Alison Hughes 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Christopher Eccleston ...  Maurice Scott 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Pooky Quesnel ...  Louise Wilson 14 episodes, 2016-2020
Molly Wright ...  Rebecca Hughes 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Vinette Robinson ...  Nicola Daniels 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Greg McHugh ...  Eddie Scott 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Matt Greenwood ...  Tom Clarke 12 episodes, 2016-2020
Leon Harrop Leon Harrop ...  Ralph Wilson 11 episodes, 2016-2017
Adam Wittek ...  David Nowak 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Tommie Grabiec ...  Pavel Kaminski 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Daniel Cerqueira Daniel Cerqueira ...  Dr. Graves 8 episodes, 2016-2017
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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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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #21.55 (2016) See more »

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A good mix of the genres.
8 April 2018 | by samuel-lewis12See 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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13 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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