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When is Sophie Willian's sitcom Alma's Not Normal on TV?

BBC announce air date

BBC Two has confirmed a broadcast date for Alma's Not Normal, the semi-autobiographical from comic Sophie Willan

The pilot – about  Boltonian wild-child, Alma Nuthall, and her family of eccentric, unruly women – will air at 10pm on April 7.

Fellow comic Jayde Adams plays Alma’s best friend, Leanne while Siobhan Finneran, from Happy Valley, plays Alma’s heroin-addicted mum Lin; Lorraine Ashbourne (Barbara Castle in The Crown) is her vampish nan Joan, and James Baxter, Leroy in Still Open All Hours is Anthony, Alma’s ex-boyfriend.

The BBC says: 'Alma’s Not Normal offers a bitingly funny and unflinching take on class, sexuality, mental health and substance abuse. It celebrates women dealing with the hands they’ve been dealt while doggedly pursuing their dreams.'

Published: 26 Mar 2020

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