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Motherland 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2016– )
Its about navigating the trials and traumas of middle-class motherhood, looking at the competitive side and unromantic take on parenting - not the cute and acceptable public face of motherhood.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Anna Maxwell Martin ...  Julia 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Lucy Punch ...  Amanda 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Diane Morgan ...  Liz 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Paul Ready ...  Kevin 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Phillipa Dunne Phillipa Dunne ...  Anne 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Sabine Crossen ...  Alpha Mum 2 5 episodes, 2017
Oliver Chris ...  Paul 4 episodes, 2016-2017
Ellie Haddington Ellie Haddington ...  Marion 4 episodes, 2016-2017
Terry Mynott ...  Johnny / ... 3 episodes, 2016-2017
Nick Nevern ...  Lee 3 episodes, 2017
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Storyline

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.

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 2016 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Motherland - mammornas krig See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Has been recommissioned for later 2018. See more »

Connections

Remake of Bad Mom (2011) See more »

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Very very funny and real
5 July 2017 | by filcat13See all my reviews

I don't know why I never heard about this series. It is certainly the funniest pilot I have seen in a long time. Absolutely hilarious and fresh and real unlike clichéd Hollywood motherhood depictions. At least most mothers I know would surely identify. Really disappointing that there is only this one episode --looking forward to more.


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