Michelle De Swarte stars as a woman whose life dramatically implodes when she unexpectedly finds herself with a baby.
A First Look at the New Eight-Episode Limited Comedy Horror Series The babyof creators Siân Robins-Grace and Lucy Gaymeris out.
The series will premiere April 25 on Binge.
Michelle DeSwarte (The Duchess) plays 38-year-old Natasha, who is furious that her closest friends are all having babies. But when she unexpectedly shows up with a baby, her life dramatically implodes.
Controller, manipulative, yet incredibly cute, the baby turns Natasha’s life into a surreal horror show. As she discovers the true extent of the baby’s mortal nature, Natasha makes increasingly desperate attempts to rid herself of it. She doesn’t want a baby. But the baby definitely wants her.
The series also features Amira Ghazalla (The rhythm section) as Mrs. Eaves, the 70-year-old enigma who has spent the past fifty years living out of her car and seems to be wherever the baby is, and Grappy Amber as Bobbi, Natasha’s younger sister, a child magician who would love nothing more than to be a parent, to give love and to receive it.
Additional cast includes Patrice Naiambana (Spectrum) as Natasha’s father, Lyle, Sinéad Cusack (marcella) like his mother Barbara. Marks of Shvorne (Effort) as magazines, Isy Suttie (peep show) like Rita, Tanya Reynolds (Sex education) like Helen, Seyan Sarvan (It’s a sin) like Nour, Karl Davies (Tower) like Jack, and Divien Ladwa (Ant-Man and the Wasp) like Fooze.
The baby is a co-production between HBO and SKY and is produced by SISTER (Chernobyl, Landscapers, This is going to hurt) and proverbial images.
The series is co-created by Siân Robins-Grace and Lucy Gaymer; executive produced by Jane Featherstone, Caroline Strauss and Pear Naomi for SISTER, Robins-Grace and Nicole Cassel; co-executive produced by Katie Charpentier; produced by Gaymer.
The series is directed by Kassell, Stacey Gregg, Faraz Shariya and ella jonesand written by Robins-Grace, Susan Soon He Stanton, Kara Smith, Anchuli Felicia King and Sophie Goodhart.
The Baby will premiere April 25 on Binge.
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