Motherland series three might be over but fans are already thinking ahead to series four. The comedy tells the story of a group of parents as they face the trials and tribulations of middle-class parenthood – and now, two of the stars have opened up about whether it could be back for more episodes.
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Actors Paul Ready and Tanya Moodie appeared on Tuesday morning's edition of This Morning when they were quizzed by Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on the comedy's future.
WATCH: Paul Ready and Tanya Moodie talk Motherland series four
"Will it happen? It will, I'm saying it is!" said Holly, to which Paul, who's known for his hilarious stint as a hapless stay-at-home dad Kevin, replied: "I don't know! Honestly we don't know do we?" Tanya added: "Not at all, hand on heart!"
Keen to get a more definitive answer, Holly added further: "But the will is there?" before Phillip added: "It's really popular so why wouldn't you do another one?"
Tanya, who plays Meg, a larger-than-life character with a heart of gold, added: "I think with all these things, it's about having your ducks in a row, do you know what I mean? So even if there's a will, then there has to be a way, and those things don't necessarily come together always." We're keeping our fingers crossed!
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Did you enjoy series three of Motherland?
The stars also opened up about their time filming series three, with Paul and Tanya admitting that the cast have a ball on set and often leave each other in hysterics.
"I'm always surprised by how little rehearsal there is," admitted Paul, adding: "I've done a lot of theatre in my time so I like to rehearse a lot but there's nothing, I think the writers know the characters very well, and so we know the characters very well. And Anna Maxwell Martin never stops talking!"
"[Paul] makes her laugh and he's the kind of guy that will make people laugh and stay completely calm," said Tanya, adding: "People will be on the floor not being able to breathe and everything else will stop and he'll just be there."
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