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The A Word clip: After sex with his music teacher, Maurice promises 'It'll get better'

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On the second episode of Sundance TV’s unconventionally funny drama The A Word, we saw the show’s gruff patriarch Maurice (Christopher Eccleston) being propositioned by his music teacher Louise (Pooky Quesnel). 

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The A Word: Friends (with benefits?) chit-chat in exclusive clip

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In SundanceTV’s new drama The A Word, the letter ostensibly stands for autism. And indeed the six-episode series’ driving storyline concerns 5-year-old boy Joe (Max Vento), who has been diagnosed with a spectrum disorder.

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A family comedy about autism? See the exclusive teaser for new British series The A Word

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The A stands for autism in The A Word, a six-episode series about a 5-year-old boy (Max Vento) with a spectrum disorder. The topic is tricky, but the show, written by Peter Bowker (Blackpool) and directed by Oscar nominee Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty), is buoyed by humor, much of which revolves around the family’s reaction.

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Peaky Blinders picked up for two more seasons by BBC

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The 1920s roar on: Peaky Blinders has been renewed for two more seasons in the United Kingdom.

The BBC announced on Thursday that the Cillian Murphy-starring crime drama, created by Steven Knight, will return for seasons 4 and 5. Knight will pen each six-episode season. Season 3, currently airing in the U.K., hits Netflix on May 31. (Netflix has not yet commited to airing the just-announced new seasons.)

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