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Flowers 

Dark comedy about the eccentric members of the Flowers family. Maurice and Deborah are barely together but yet to divorce. They live with Maurice's batty mother and their maladjusted twin children.

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Will Sharpe
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2018   2016  
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Sophia Di Martino ...  Amy / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Olivia Colman ...  Deborah / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Julian Barratt ...  Maurice / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Daniel Rigby ...  Donald / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Will Sharpe ...  Shun / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Leila Hoffman Leila Hoffman ...  Nana / ... 11 episodes, 2016-2018
Colin Hurley ...  Barry / ... 10 episodes, 2016-2018
Georgina Campbell ...  Abigail 6 episodes, 2016
Angus Wright ...  George 6 episodes, 2016
Helen Cripps Helen Cripps ...  Matilda 6 episodes, 2016-2018
Alistair Green ...  Tommy 6 episodes, 2016-2018
Desiree Akhavan ...  Carol 5 episodes, 2016-2018
Amie Buhari ...  Pan 5 episodes, 2018
Maite Jáuregui ...  Vera 5 episodes, 2018
Anna O'Grady Anna O'Grady ...  Dolores 5 episodes, 2018
Mariam Haque Mariam Haque ...  Henri 5 episodes, 2018
Sophie Brooke Sophie Brooke ...  Avelaine 5 episodes, 2018
Harriet Walter ...  Hylda 5 episodes, 2018
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The eccentric Flowers family are struggling to hold themselves together. Maurice Flowers (Barratt) is the author of the twisted children's books "The Grubbs", he and his wife Deborah (Colman) are barely together but yet to divorce. As Maurice fights inner demons and dark secrets, she begins to suspect that Maurice is having a homosexual affair with his Japanese illustrator Shun (Sharpe). The couple live in a creepy, creaky, crumbling old house with Maurice's dotty mother Hattie (Hoffman) and their maladjusted twin 25-year-old children Amy (Di Martino) and Donald (Rigby). Both twins are competing for the affections of their attractive neighbour Abigail (Campbell). The Flowers family and their often self-inflicted crises are surrounded by odd neighbours - agents of further headaches and heartache. Written by Mark_a_Wood <markawood@hotmail.co.uk>

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In press interviews creator, writer, director and cast member Will Sharpe answered the question of whether the show would return for a third series by saying that he was not sure. He said "I feel like I've said everything I have to say for now with the characters in this world". However, he added, "For now - never say never". See more »

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A thoroughly uplifting fairy tale
29 January 2017 | by andylecSee all my reviews

From the first scene I was gripped and slowly drawn into the deepest recesses of the characters lives. This is drama at its best, red in tooth and claw, with humorous passages weaved throughout, temporarily lifting the tension only for a brief moment.

This is one of the best comedy/dramas ever, it deserves to become a cult classic. If you only watch one thing this year make it flowers.

Intense performances from all, but for me Sophia Di Martino was especially memorable and Shun's story especially moving.

If you like your drama stylish, taut and a bit bonkers, I recommend Flowers heartily.


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