The new ITV show Maternal was filmed in Liverpool even though it was based in Manchester. This show will be available for viewers on January 16 2023.
Maternal is a new medical drama that ITV has recently announced. It will attempt to strike a balance between parenthood and the demanding needs of the NHS. Fans are delighted that the topic of parenting is currently popular in both TV and movies.
Maternal will address maternity and its demands on the NHS in a way we haven't seen on TV, in addition to having an all-female starring cast.
The show comes with a lot of entertainment, and the show's cast is also very talented. This show is expected to fulfill the expectations of medical drama lovers, and with its powerful message and presentation, it is destined to become a cult classic.
Where Was Maternal ITV Show Filmed?
Maternal ITV show was filmed mostly in Edge Hill Health Centre on Edge Lane, Liverpool. Despite being filmed in Liverpool, the show takes place in Manchester.
However, Honess also wanted to film the show in Leeds where the director, Honess-Martin grew up. But they had already filmed for most of their performance, so they stuck to Liverpool.
They created the hospital to film in an office block in Liverpool Innovation Park and had their surgical theatres at Edge Hill Health Centres.
Nonetheless, the show provided some great filming locations in Liverpool, and the scenes are pleasing to the eyes According to the IMDb account of the show.
The English city of Liverpool is a well-liked backdrop for fictitious and reality television shows and movies.
Due to its rich architectural heritage, major cities worldwide, including Chicago, London, Moscow, New York, Paris, and Rome, commonly utilize Liverpool as a stand-in.
Additionally, it may use several city-owned historical locations that are freely available for filming, such as the now-defunct courtrooms at St. George's Hall or the nineteenth-century warehouses at Stanley Dock.
ITV Maternal Main Cast
ITV Maternal has a lot of entertainment and plot, but the movie also has a great lineup cast. Parminder Nagra is one of the leads in the show.
Without a great cast, a show or a movie would never be a success regardless of how good the plot is. Three well-known female performers are in charge of this ITV drama.
Parminder Nagra As Dr Maryam Afridi
Parminder Nagra plays the role of Dr. Maryan Afridi in the Maternal ITV Show. She is a mother to two children, and her life appears to be somewhat chaotic in the show.
She returns to work as a pediatric registrar after two years of maternity leave. She is working at City General Hospital and life there is more hectic than you can imagine.
While she is on her way to work, she meets with an accident which leaves her pondering about her own interests and priorities in life.
Nagra is recognized from her previous roles from her recurring roles in Bend It Like Beckham and the famous American medical drama ER.
She most recently featured in the second season of the ITV detective drama DI Ray and also has made appearances in The Blacklist, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Intergalactic.
Lara Pulver As Catherine MacDiarmid
Catherine is another lead in the show, who returns to her workplace after dealing with an unplanned pregnancy. She is very passionate about what she does and determined to build her path in the industry of male-dominated workers.
MacDiarmid is trying hard to find success with her career but juggling between raising her baby and giving her time for her work is always a dilemma.
The talented actress has been in a number of high-profile TV dramas, including Sherlock, Spooks, and the third season of the BBC legal drama The Split.
Lisa McGrillis As Helen Cavendish
In the show, Helen is the mother of three children, and she is trying to juggle her personal and professional life.
Cavendish, a registrar in acute medicine, is torn between her self-described position as a mother to everyone in her life and her own desires. Her husband, Guy is also a consultant in her hospital unit.
While their marriage is also facing some of its own issues, she has to make some of the most challenging decisions of her life according to Bt.
In the BBC sitcom Mum, McGrillis co-starred with Lesley Manville. He has also been in the films "Death" in Paradise, No Offense, "Deadwater" Fell, and most recently, Channel 4's Somewhere Boy.
All of the cast of the show is listed below:
- Raza Jaffrey – as Jack Oliviera
- Chris Oliver – as Guy Cavendish
- Abhin Galeya – as Raz Farooqu
- Julie Graham – as Susan Fisher
- Alexander Karim – as Lards Nordstrom
- Aurora Jones – as Maggie Cavendish
- Mat Fraser – as Steve
- Hayden Gwynne – as Anne MacDiarmid
- Matilda Ziegler – as Becky Hillford
- Shaheen Khan – as Sania Masoom
- Sabina Arthur – as Kim Allerton
- Dean Ridge – as Simon Segman
- D’Vante Hart – as Edward
- Cheryl Mackie – as Mrs Williams
- Darren Hart – as Mr Williams
- Cleo Sylvestre – as Mrs Osei
- Jennifer Macbeth – as Tessa Joseph
- Elizabeth Dulau – as Louise Pennycook
- Stephanie Jacob – as Mrs Smith
- Joe Thomas – as Mat Malyon
- Guy Rufus Williams – as Prof Thomas
- Bill Skinner – as Will
- Elan Butler – as Freddie