“The A Word” follows Joe and his family after his autism diagnosis.

Two years have passed in the Lake District, and seven year old Joe has started to notice he’s different from other kids. When he says the word “autistic” out loud, seeing it as something negative, Alison and Paul, played by the mega talented Lee Ingleby, know they must talk to him.

But how do they broach the subject with a child for whom language is already a struggle? Meanwhile, Maurice is catapulted back into Louise’s life, and Eddie and Nicola have a secret…

Don’t miss Lee in this brilliant series from Tuesday 7th November, 9pm, BBC1