The lives of six expectant couples will be the focus of the latest six-part drama, In The Club, from BBC One.
Cast include Hermione Norris, Tara Fitzgerald, Jill Halfpenny, Katherine Parkinson, plus Will Mellor, Jonathan Kerrigan, Christine Bottomley, Luke Thompson, Taj Atwal, Sacha Dhawan and newcomer Hannah Midgley.
A seemingly straightforward antenatal group reveals secrets and lies bubbling beneath the surface that threaten each of the new families. In sharing the most intimate of experiences, they are shown how dreams can change in an instant and form a life-long bond and friendship.
Kay has woven an utterly compelling, hilarious and dramatic series that, through the story of a group of pregnant women, showcases human life in all of its joy and tragedy. – Ben Stephenson, BBC Controller of Drama Commissioning
In The Club is the latest drama from Kay Mellor OBE, creator and writer of acclaimed dramas including The Syndicate, A Passionate Woman and Fat Friends.
Filming in and around Leeds from January, the drama is a Rollem Production produced by Yvonne Francas for the BBC.