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The series, which today announces its stellar line up - Christopher Eccleston (The Leftovers, Fortitude), Lee Ingleby (Our Zoo), Morven Christie (Grantchester), Greg McHugh (Fresh Meat), Vinette Robinson (Sherlock) and newcomer, six-year-old Max Vento - is the story of the Hughes family, who 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. They realise that if their son is ever going to communicate, they are going to have to learn how to communicate themselves. It's a funny and thought-provoking series about parenthood and childhood.

Premiere Date: Mar/22/2016

Genre: Drama

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The A Word season 2 episode 5

Season 2, Episode 5: Family Album

Paul's feelings about Joe's autism emerge when Nicola makes a ‘film' of his son's behaviours - causing Paul and Alison to confront some difficult truths. Meanwhile, Maurice makes a shocking proposal....

Air Date: Dec 05, 2017

The A Word season 2 episode 6

Season 2, Episode 6: Same Deep Water

An End Of Year Show at Joe's old school brings his whole family together. But can they remain the family he knows?...

Air Date: Dec 12, 2017

The A Word Casts

Christopher Eccleston

Christopher Eccleston

Maurice

Lee Ingleby

 Lee Ingleby

Paul

Max Vento

 Max Vento

Joe

Morven Christie

 Morven Christie

Alison

Vinette Robinson

 Vinette Robinson

Nicola

Greg McHugh

 Greg McHugh

Steve