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The A Word (2016 - 2020)

The A Word (2016 - 2020)

AVERAGE TOMATOMETER

89%
88%

AVERAGE AUDIENCE SCORE

94%

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Series Info

Family drama with a boy with autism at its heart.

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Seasons

100%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

2020, Sundance, 6 episodes

93%
Critics Consensus: The A Word's second season expands its scope beyond the series' inciting diagnosis and blossoms into a thoughtful and warm view on the dynamics of family, while also candidly addressing the realities of raising a child with autism.

2017, Sundance, 6 episodes

75%
Critics Consensus: The A Word overcomes an uneven start to offer a thoughtful, warm-hearted look at the engagingly messy lives of its protagonists -- and a glimpse of challenges too rarely seen or discussed on television.

2016, Sundance, 6 episodes

Cast

Lee Ingleby
as Paul Hughes
Morven Christie
as Alison Hughes
Molly Wright
as Rebecca Hughes
Greg McHugh
as Eddie Scott
Vinette Robinson
as Nicola Daniels
Christopher Eccleston
as Maurice Scott
Max Vento
as Joe Hughes
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