TV Show directory - The A Word

The A Word follows members of the Hughes family as their lives are changed following their five year old son, Joe, being diagnosed with autism. The BBC drama television series is written by BAFTA Award winner Peter Bowker and stars Max Vento, Christopher Eccleston, Morven Christie, Greg McHugh, Molly Wright, Lee Ingleby and Vinette Robinson.

A story of family unity and the individual struggles they all face, the series embodies the strength a family can have despite an extremely sad situation. The TV series is based on the Israeli series Yellow Peppers and began airing on the BBC on 26 March 2016. The second series premiered on 7 November 2017, with the third airing on 5 May 2020.

Production Company: Fifty Fathoms, Keshet Productions

Year of Publication: 2013

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Tom Clarke
Julia Ross
Voice Over: English
Nurse
Business Owner
Julia Ross
Voice Over: English
Mother of daughter returning from army training
Shopper
Matt Markham
Spark
Rigging Gaffer (Episodes 1-6) / Additional Gaffer (Episodes 1-3)
Supporting artist
Hospital Visitor
Kerry Francesca McAreavey
Costume Designer
Costume Daily
Rachel Dale
Actor
Jeanette
Matt Lanigan
Actor
Luke
Leah Bain
Actor
Extra
Chemist Assistant
Supporting actor
Customer
Millie Ryder
Actor
School pupil SA
Priya Jagota
Producer
Supporting Artist
SA
Claire Asenova
Dubbing Mixer
ADR Recordist
Katrina Aust
Editor (Assistant)
1st Assistant Editor / Assembly Editor
Season 2 , Episode 2