Motherland: Christmas Special

United Kingdom


Motherland is about navigating the trials and traumas of middle-class motherhood, looking at the competitive side and unromantic take on parenting. The show explores the ups and downs of modern parenting with its heady mix of competitive friendships, school-gate rivalry, and a lot of red wine.

Program Information

Merman Television / Two Four / BBC / Lionsgate

Trivia: Merman Television has two nominations this year. There She Goes – Season 2 is nominated in the Drama Series category. This is the first Nomination for Lionsgate and Two Four. BBC won the Comedy category twice for Little Britain – Season 3 in 2006 and Little Britain Abroad in 2007.

Executive Producer(s): Clelia Mountford, Sharon Horgan, Holly Walsh, Ben Caudell, Marc B. Lorber

Director(s): Simon Hynd

Producer(s): Caroline Norris

Writer(s): Sharon Horgan, Holly Walsh, Helen Serafinowicz, Barunka O'Shaughnessy

Principal cast: Anna Maxwell Martin, Diane Morgan, Lucy Punch, Paul Ready, Tanya Moodie, Philippa Dunne