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.
I really had to make Waruu’s plight my own, so whenever Waruu speaks of ‘his people’ I was thinking of my people…
Executive producer Patrick Spence discusses how he and co-executive producer/writer Peter Bowker got THE A WORD off the ground, what the setting’s beautiful but rugged landscape of the Lake District means to the story, and why communication is at the center of everything in THE A WORD.
Critics are calling CLEVERMAN an “exciting” series that “defies expectations” with “a lot to set it apart” from the supernatural entertainment pack.
SundanceTV and ABC TV announced that a second season of CLEVERMAN — the epic genre drama — will go into production in Australia later this year. The announcement comes just as Season 1 of the series kicks off in the U.S. and Australia.
In the not-so-distant future, a not-quite-human species long thought to exist only in indigenous Australian mythology has recently been discovered living in tribes deep in the outback.
SundanceTV’s Australian supernatural drama CLEVERMAN premieres on Wednesday, Jun. 1 at 10/9c! You can watch the series’ trailer online now at sundance.tv. Meanwhile, IndieWire, The Guardian and others get stoked for the “unique”, “wickedly exciting” new series.