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Investigative reporter Philomena Cunk returns with this landmark series journeying through British history. She asks eminent figures important questions such as is a rock made of stone or a stone made of rock?
Marcella is an aspiring actress recovering from a relationship break up. Despite her optimistic attempts, and with help from her friends, therapist and driving instructor, she is unable to get her life back on track.
After witnessing a gangland shooting, flatmates Leanne and Rhona are put into witness protection, given new identities and dumped in a grotty flat in Swindon. Meanwhile, two extremely young hit men are on their trail.
Meet the Alpha Mums, headed by Amanda, very much the queen bee. Everything is organised, clean and sparkly - even the kitchen cork board is a statement of success. At the other end of the spectrum, we meet Liz, who is totally chaotic and feels the kids should enjoy free expression - if they want to do kamikaze jumps of the sofa, she drags a mattress round for safety. Somewhere between Amanda and Liz is Julia - she is organised - she has to be as she is a successful events organiser - but when her mother Marion decides she is no longer going to be the free child-sitter and school-run taxi, Julia finds her organisation skills are taxed and nowhere near the level of the Alpha Mums. Also in the mix is Kevin - he is the stay-at-home dad, who, rather than fighting against that, is embracing it with gusto - much to the irritation of the other mums.
Was originally a 2011 pilot on the American network ABC. However, Sharon Horgan reworked the script when the pilot wasn't picked up for a full season and collaborated with Graham Linehan on turning it into a British comedy series instead. It was picked up for a full season in October 2016. See more »
After watching this, I thought I'd search around for reviews, I couldn't believe what I was reading in parts. Do people not want to be entertained anymore? This was the FUNNIEST thing the BBC have put out in YEARS!!!! And about time too. There were times I couldn't breathe for laughing and there hasn't been a comedy that has made me like this for a very long time. Ignore any pretentious reviewers who think they know it all this is FUNNY.It's going to be a tough ask to be able to write a series as good as the pilot but as long as the writers are given enough time this could turn out to be a real winner!!! Please God let this be so, as I'm sick to death of flicking though the channels to see only reality rubbish.
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