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The A Word

The series is the story of the Hughes family, who work and love and fight like every other family. Then their youngest son is diagnosed with autism and they don't feel like every other family anymore. They realise that if their son is ever going to communicate, they are going to have to learn how to communicate themselves. It's a funny and thought-provoking series about parenthood and childhood.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (2016 - now)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes
Created by: Keren Margalit

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Episode 5

Episode 3x05; Jun 2, 2020

An unwelcome visitor arrives in the Lakes on the eve of Ralph and Katie's wedding in the shape of Ralph's father, whom he has not seen in more than 10 years. Louise is less than keen to have him around, as is Maurice - in part because Doug proves a f

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
3x04: Episode 4May 26, 2020
3x03: Episode 3May 19, 2020
3x02: Episode 2May 12, 2020
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Слово на букву А (Russian Federation Russian Federation)