The A Word returns to BBC1 on 5 May

Christopher Eccleston (Maurice) and Pooky Quesnel (Louise) stand framed in heart held by Leon Harrop (Ralph) and Sarah Gordy (Katie). BBC images copyright.

The A Word Series 3 starts on Tuesday 5 May to BBC One and BBC iPlayer. You can watch series 1 and 2 on BBC iPlayer now.

I was so thrilled to join the cast of this great show for series 3. I’m very excited about the storylines this season and can’t wait to hear what people think.