The Hughes family gathers in the kitchen to meet Joe’s new therapist. Alison recognizes the therapist, Maggie White, from high school. She admits to Paul that she and Maggie hated each other in school.
With every episode of THE A WORD, which airs Wednesdays at 10/9c on SundanceTV, comes an “A” Word of the Week. Marisa Nightingale — senior media advisor for The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy — talks about the cringe-worthy moment in adolescence when it’s time for “The Talk,” and offers some tips on how to make it less awkward.
Affectionately nicknamed “Mozart” (probably due to his musical prowess) by his father Paul, Joe begins Episode 2 by singing along for the second time in the series to “World Shut Your Mouth” by Julian Cope — clearly, it’s one of his favorites. Listen to all the music from this week’s episode of THE A WORD in the Spotify playlist below.
Joe walks down a road and listens to “World Shut Your Mouth” by Julian Cope. Pavel, David and Maya pick him up and drop him off at home.
SundanceTV’s series THE A WORD is being hailed by top television critics as a “fascinating and unique” “gem” that’s “not to be missed.”
Greg McHugh, stars as Eddie Scott in THE A WORD on SundanceTV. Here he chats about working with six-year-old Max Vento, his first experience working with Executive Producer/Writer Peter Bowker on Marvellous, and what he hopes THE A WORD will communicates to audiences.
With every episode of THE A WORD comes an “A” Word of the Week. Kelley Nettles — speech-language pathologist and writer of family-centric blog Kelley’s Break Room — discusses what it means as a parent when someone whips out the word “autism.”
Brit rockers The Arctic Monkeys kick things off on THE A WORD series premiere as young Joe Hughes walks — headphones on — through northwest England’s scenic Lake District, singing along to “Mardy Bum.” One thing is certain: This youngster has taste. Listen to Joe’s go-to songs and the rest of the music from this week’s episode of THE A WORD in the Spotify playlist below.
Joe Hughes walks down a country road, listening to headphones and singing. Two men pick him up in a van and bring him back home to their boss, Paul Hughes.
Critics from California to the UK are raving about SundanceTV’s THE A WORD — a series they call a “damn funny,” “excellent, beautifully-shot drama” which is “essential viewing whether you have an interest in autism or not.”
Vinette Robinson stars as Nicola Daniels in THE A WORD on SundanceTV. Here she chats about having Chris Eccleston as a father-in-law, the likability of her character, and the originality of the script.
Charlotte (Frances O’Connor) is concerned about the rapid growth of her fetus, but Jarrod (Iain Glen) comforts her.
At his lab, Jarrod Slade is thrilled by new results. Later he takes Charlotte to the lab, now outfitted as a phony fertility clinic, where she undergoes an experimental procedure in hopes of conceiving.
Peter Cattaneo, director of episodes 101 through 103 for THE A WORD, discusses his love for writer Peter Bowker’s work, striking the balance between comedy and drama, and the audition process for finding the child who would play Joe Hughes.
The darkly comic swamp noir story that follows two lifelong best friends, Hap Collins (James Purefoy), an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine (Michael Kenneth Williams), a gay, black Vietnam vet with a hot temper will return in 2017.
THE A WORD star Lee Ingleby discusses playing his character Paul Hughes with the truthful and honest nature of the script, how he and his on-screen wife Morven Christie are really like their characters, and how he grew up watching the work of his co-star Christopher Eccleston, who plays his father-in-law.
SundanceTV’s CLEVERMAN is currently airing Wednesdays at 10/9c! Watch the series premiere online now at sundance.tv. This week, Dread Central takes a look at some behind-the-scenes magic, while Inverse spotlights the breakout performance of series star Tysan Towney.
An unearthly creature, seen only in shadow, kills a woman resting on the porch of a retirement community. The next day’s news reveal that she was one of several victims, who all had their hearts ripped out.
THE A WORD star Morven Christie discusses learning about the autism spectrum through her character Alison’s lens, what it was like working with Executive Producer/Writer Peter Bowker for a second time, and why portraying Alison was both a wonderful gift and the most challenging role she’s ever played.
SundanceTV’s CLEVERMAN is currently airing Wednesdays at 10/9c! Watch the series premiere online now at sundance.tv. Decider, The Guardian and more call the the supernatural thriller’s latest installment “gripping”, “heartbreaking”, “incredible and subversive.”
A traumatized Waruu (Rob Collins) reviews footage from his and Harry’s (Isaac Drandic) prison break-in on his wearable camera while soaking himself in a bath. Waruu refuses to let Nerida (Jada Alberts) in to talk to him.
Ash is a survivor; her animal instinct ever present. I think she’s more Katniss than Annie…
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SundanceTV’s CLEVERMAN is currently airing Wednesdays at 10/9c! Watch the series premiere online now at sundance.tv. The Guardian, Collider and others are praising CLEVERMAN as “brilliant show” that gives the world “a new kind of superhero.”
Christopher Eccleston, once the 9th Doctor on “Doctor Who,” now stars as Maurice Scott in THE A WORD on SundanceTV. Here he chats about reuniting with his long-time friend Pooky Quesnel (who plays his on-screen love interest), his multiple collaborations with Executive Producer/Writer Peter Bowker, and what he hopes THE A WORD will communicates to audiences.