The A Word



The various generations of the Hughes family, who all love, work and fight like any other clan, find they must learn to communicate all over again when the youngest member is diagnosed with autism.

  1. Keren Margalit


Series Cast

  1. Max Vento

    Max Vento

    Joe Hughes

    12 Episodes

  2. Molly Wright

    Molly Wright

    Rebecca Hughes

    12 Episodes

  3. Morven Christie

    Morven Christie

    Alison Hughes

    12 Episodes

  4. Lee Ingleby

    Lee Ingleby

    Paul Hughes

    12 Episodes

  5. Matt Greenwood

    Matt Greenwood

    Tom Clarke

    6 Episodes

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 2

2017 | 6 Episodes

Season 2 of The A Word premiered on November 7, 2017.

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Status Returning Series


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  • 15


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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