The A Word

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Wednesdays, 10:00 PM ET on Sundance

Tuesdays, 5:00 PM ET on BBC One

60 minutes

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.

Wednesdays, 10:00 PM ET on Sundance

Tuesdays, 5:00 PM ET on BBC One

60 minutes

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.

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Jul 31, 2016: Sundance renewed The A Word for Season 2!

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s2e3 Are We Still Here?
November 22, 2017
November 21, 2017
Maurice and Louise clash; Paul makes an unexpected connection with Sophie; Eddie gears up for date night with his Manchester girlfriend, Holly.
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Watch The A Word Season 2 Episode 2 - Get Away

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s2e2 Get Away
November 15, 2017
November 14, 2017
Life for Joe's family turns upside down as he starts at a specialist school in Manchester; Rebecca halts her plans with James; Louise confides in a stunned Maurice.
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Watch The A Word Season 1 Episode 1 - Diagnosis

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s1e1 Diagnosis
July 13, 2016
March 22, 2016
In their idyllic Lake District home, the extended Hughes family reunites for Joe's fifth birthday party. But tensions soon rise among Alison, Paul and patriarch Maurice when newly-arrived Eddie and Nicola suggest Joe has communication problems.
Series Premiere
Watch The A Word Season 1 Episode 1 - Diagnosis
s1e1 Diagnosis
July 13, 2016
March 22, 2016
July 13, 2016
Diagnosis
Series Premiere
Watch The A Word Season 1 Episode 2 - Home School
s1e2 Home School
July 20, 2016
March 29, 2016
July 20, 2016
Home School
Watch The A Word Season 1 Episode 3 - Therapy
s1e3 Therapy
July 27, 2016
April 5, 2016
July 27, 2016
Therapy
Watch The A Word Season 1 Episode 4 - Sleepover
s1e4 Sleepover
August 3, 2016
April 12, 2016
August 3, 2016
Sleepover
Watch The A Word Season 1 Episode 5 - Goodbye
s1e5 Goodbye
August 10, 2016
April 19, 2016
August 10, 2016
Goodbye
Watch The A Word Season 1 Episode 6 - Lost
s1e6 Lost
August 17, 2016
April 26, 2016
August 17, 2016
Lost
Season Finale
Watch The A Word Season 2 Episode 1 - Naming Day
s2e1 Naming Day
November 8, 2017
November 7, 2017
November 8, 2017
Naming Day
Season Premiere
Watch The A Word Season 2 Episode 2 - Get Away
s2e2 Get Away
November 15, 2017
November 14, 2017
November 15, 2017
Get Away
Watch The A Word Season 2 Episode 3 - Are We Still Here?
s2e3 Are We Still Here?
November 22, 2017
November 21, 2017
November 22, 2017
Are We Still Here?
Watch The A Word Season 2 Episode 4 - Falling
s2e4 Falling
November 29, 2017
November 28, 2017
November 29, 2017
Falling
Watch The A Word Season 2 Episode 5 - Family Album
s2e5 Family Album
December 5, 2017
December 5, 2017
December 5, 2017
Family Album
Watch The A Word Season 2 Episode 6 - Same Deep Water
s2e6 Same Deep Water
December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017
Same Deep Water

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This could have gone wrong in many ways, but the writers did a marvellous job of making it realistic and at the same time compelling television. Great storytelling and acting across the board. This little family is messy, but they love each other and I can't wait to see what's next.
Janette Johnston Savage
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I liked this programme, I like how it makes you aware off Autism & how it affects the whole family
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