Watch three trailers and check out photos for The A Word TV series, premiering on SundanceTV, Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at 10:00pm ET/PT. The six-episode one-hour drama tells the story of a family whose son is diagnosed with Autism spectrum disorder. The A Word TV show cast includes: Max Vento, Lee Ingleby, Morven Christie, Vinette Robinson, Greg McHugh, and Christopher Eccleston.
Based on the Israeli Keshet and July August Productions drama series, Yellow Peppers, created and written by Keren Margalit, the English language series, The A Word, is written by Peter Bowker. Peter Cattaneo, Dominic Leclerc, and Susan Tully direct. The series is a Fifty Fathoms and Keshet UK co-production for BBC One. Patrick Spence, Peter Bowker, and Jenny Frayn, executive produce for Fifty Fathoms. Sara Johnson and Avi Nir executive produce for Keshet. Lucy Richer executive produces for BBC One. Marcus Wilson produces.
Watch The A Word, “Something Different About Joe,” season one, episode one clip. SundanceTV says, “Eddie suggests that Joe may have a communication problem.”
Watch The A Word, “Alison Struggles with Joe,” season one, episode one clip. SundanceTV says, “Alison loses her temper as she tries to get Joe to sleep.”
Watch SundanceTV’s official trailer for The A Word TV series, premiering on SundanceTV, Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at 10:00pm ET/PT. SundanceTV says, “Dramatic, thought-provoking and lighthearted, THE A WORD captures an authentic portrait of a family after their young son is diagnosed with autism.”
Here is more about The A Word TV series, from an earlier SundanceTV press release:
Simultaneously dramatic and heartwarming, thought-provoking and lighthearted, “The A Word” follows 5-year-old Joe (Max Vento); Joe’s parents, Paul (Lee Ingleby, “Our Zoo,” “Inspector George Gently”) and Alison (Morven Christie, “Grantchester”), who struggle with parenting philosophies; his aunt and uncle, Nicola (Vinette Robinson, “Sherlock”) and Steve (Greg McHugh, “Fresh Meat”), who are working through unfaithfulness in their marriage; and his grandfather, Maurice (Chris Eccleston, “The Leftovers,” “Fortitude”), a recent widower and the owner of the family brewery.
Check out these photos from The A Word TV show, from SundanceTV.
What do you think? How do you like the sound of The A Word TV series? Do you plan to check out the first season on SundanceTV?