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6 Questions with <i>The A Word</i> Star Morven Christie (Alison) About Season 2

6 Questions with The A Word Star Morven Christie (Alison) About Season 2

“The A Word” star Morven Christie discusses why her character Alison is in a better place in Season 2, how much Max Vento has grown into the character of Joe and how the weather conditions were a big challenge while shooting the series.

6 Questions with <i>The A Word</i> Star Christopher Eccleston (Maurice) About Season 2

6 Questions with The A Word Star Christopher Eccleston (Maurice) About Season 2

Christopher Eccleston, who once starred as the ninth Doctor on Doctor Who, is back again as Maurice Scott in The A Word Season 2 on SundanceTV. Here he discusses Maurice’s unrequited love with Louise, the joy he finds in playing a comedic role and how he hopes Season 2 will communicate that we all need to love each other more.

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Producer Marcus Wilson

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Producer Marcus Wilson

Marcus Wilson, producer of THE A WORD, talks about learning what it means to be on the autism spectrum, finding the right child actor to play Joe and how THE A WORD’s distinctive soundtrack is vital to the show.

5 Questions with “THE A WORD” Production Designer Paul Spriggs

5 Questions with “THE A WORD” Production Designer Paul Spriggs

Paul Spriggs, production designer for THE A WORD, talks about how he begins his design process, finding the perfect setting for the brewery in THE A WORD and the reason production chose to construct the interior sets in Manchester.

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Location Manager Gary Barnes

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Location Manager Gary Barnes

Gary Barnes, location manager for THE A WORD, discusses the location scouting research that went into prepping for the series, the careful consideration made in choosing shots that included the lakes and the flooding damage that Storm Desmond wreaked on the Lake District in 2015.

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Star Molly Wright (Rebecca)

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Star Molly Wright (Rebecca)

THE A WORD star Molly Wright discusses playing her character, Rebecca Hughes, in THE A WORD, which airs Wednesdays at 10/9c. Here she chats about this series being her first role on TV, her relaxed audition for the role and the guidance she received from her cast-mates.

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Star Greg McHugh (Eddie)

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Star Greg McHugh (Eddie)

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.

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Star Vinette Robinson (Nicola)

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Star Vinette Robinson (Nicola)

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.

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Director Peter Cattaneo (Episodes 101-103)

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Director Peter Cattaneo (Episodes 101-103)

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.

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Star Lee Ingleby (Paul)

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Star Lee Ingleby (Paul)

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.

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Star Morven Christie (Alison)

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Star Morven Christie (Alison)

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.

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Star Christopher Eccleston (Maurice)

6 Questions with “THE A WORD” Star Christopher Eccleston (Maurice)

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.

5 Questions with “THE A WORD” Executive Producer Patrick Spence

5 Questions with “THE A WORD” Executive Producer Patrick Spence

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.