SEASON TWO FINALE OF CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED DRAMA SERIES “THE A WORD”
AIRS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13 AT 10PM ET/9PM CT
ON SUNDANCE TV
“Quirky, touching, smartly written and beautifully acted”
- The Hollywood Reporter
Max Vento as Joe Hughes in SundanceTV’s “The A Word; Credit: Rory Mulvey/Sundance TV
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The season two finale of SundanceTV’s critically-acclaimed international drama series, “The A Word” will air th at / . In the season’s final episode, Same Deep Water, an 'End of Year Show' at Joe's old school brings his family members together. As Joe takes the stage, it is clear what they mean to him. But will they remain the family he knows?
The six-part drama revisits the funny, messy, mixed-up lives of the Hughes and Scott families as they struggle to do their best as parents, caregivers, lovers . . . and to work out what’s really important in the face of nothing ever feeling normal. The family drama stars Christopher Eccleston (“The Leftovers”) as Joe’s grandfather Maurice; Morven Christie (“Grantchester”) and Lee Ingleby (“Our Zoo”) as Joe’s parents, Alison and Paul; and Joe’s uncle and aunt, Eddie and Nicola, played by Greg McHugh (“Fresh Meat”) and Vinette Robinson (“Sherlock”).
“The A Word” is a Fifty Fathoms and Keshet UK Production for SundanceTV and BBC One. It was commissioned by Lucy Richer. The series is written and executive produced by multiple BAFTA winner and Golden Globe® nominee Peter Bowker. Executive Producers are Patrick Spence, Marcus Wilson, Howard Burch, Avi Nir and Keren Margalit (Keshet). Jenny Frayn is producer and Sue Tully is lead Director.
The English language version is based on the Israeli Keshet Broadcasting and July August Productions drama “Yellow Peppers,” created and written by Keren Margalit, who is also executive producer on the UK series.
Since its launch in 1996, SundanceTV has remained true to founder Robert Redford’s mission to celebrate creativity and distinctive storytelling through unique voices and narratives found in the best independent films. From delivering critically acclaimed Emmy®, Golden Globe® and Peabody Award-winning television featuring some of the world's most talented creators and performers, to showcasing some of the most compelling and iconic films across genres and generations, SundanceTV is a smart and thought-provoking entertainment destination. SundanceTV is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc.; its sister networks include AMC, IFC, BBC America and WE tv. SundanceTV is available across all platforms, including on-air, online at www.sundance.tv, on demand and mobile.