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Every family has its secrets. This one has the secrets of the nation.


Max is a charismatic self-made American businessman with media outlets in London and around the world. When the self-destructive lifestyle of his 30 year-old son, Caden, spirals out of control, the devastating consequences threaten the future of the family, its empire, and a country on the brink of change.

  1. Tom Rob Smith


Series Cast

  1. Richard Gere as Max Finch

    Richard Gere

    Max Finch

    8 Episodes

  2. Billy Howle as Caden Finch

    Billy Howle

    Caden Finch

    8 Episodes

  3. Helen McCrory as Kathryn Villiers

    Helen McCrory

    Kathryn Villiers

    8 Episodes

  4. Paul Ready as Nick Caplan

    Paul Ready

    Nick Caplan

    7 Episodes

  5. Pippa Bennett-Warner as Lauren Elgood

    Pippa Bennett-Warner

    Lauren Elgood

    7 Episodes

  6. Sinéad Cusack as Maggie Barns

    Sinéad Cusack

    Maggie Barns

    7 Episodes

  7. Samuel Leakey as 7-Year Old Caden

    Samuel Leakey

    7-Year Old Caden

    3 Episodes

  8. Orton O'Brien

    Caden (Aged 10-12) / 10-year-old Caden

    2 Episodes

  9. Harriet Turnbull as Lorna Howard

    Harriet Turnbull

    Lorna Howard

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 1

2019 • 8 Episodes

Season 1 of MotherFatherSon premiered on March 6, 2019.

Episode 8

(1x8, April 24, 2019) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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