THE A WORD
8.30PM, BBC FIRST
British couple Alison and Paul Hughes (Morven Christie and Lee Ingleby) refuse to believe their son Joe (Max Vento), who is celebrating his fifth birthday, has autism. Instead, they think he’s just a bit anti-social and eccentric. But sister-in-law Nicola (Vinette Robinson) in convinced otherwise. Fans of shows such as Parenthood and Offspring should check it out.