|Directed by||Trent O'Donnell|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|Production company(s)||A Giant Dwarf Production|
The Letdown is an Australian television comedy series first screened on the ABC in 2016. It follows the adventures of Audrey, including her struggles as a new mum in an oddball mothers' group. She navigates the steep learning curve of motherhood, deals with sleeplessness, shifting relationship dynamics, her issues with her own mother, and her partner's career ambitions.
The series began as part of the comedy anthology series Comedy Showroom which screened on 4 May 2016. It was one of six new comedies screened in the series, which were seen as potential pilots for a full TV series.
In June 2017, the show was picked up to series by ABC, with Netflix as a co-producer. The series premiered on 25 October 2017 on ABC. The series premiered internationally on Netflix on 21 April 2018.
- Alison Bell as Audrey
- Duncan Fellows as Jeremy
- Noni Hazlehurst as Ambrose
- Sacha Horler as Ester
- Lucy Durack as Sophie
- Leon Ford as Ruben
- Celeste Barber as Barbara
- Taylor Ferguson as Jenna
- Leah Vandenberg as Martha
- Xana Tang as Georgia
- Sarah Peirse as Verity
- Duncan Fellows as Jeremy
- Patrick Brammall as Drug Dealer
- Brendan Cowell as Harry
- Gareth Davies
- Rachel Gordon
- Wayne Blair as Father Whyman
- Ming-Zhu Hii
- Greg Larsen as Kim
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||AUS viewers|
|1||1||"Pilot"||Trent O'Donnell||Sarah Scheller & Alison Bell||4 May 2016||N/A|
|2||2||"Frankenstein"||Trent O'Donnell||Sarah Scheller & Alison Bell||1 November 2017||424,000|
|3||3||"Genealogy"||Trent O'Donnell||Sarah Scheller & Alison Bell||8 November 2017||455,000|
|4||4||"Trivial Pursuits"||Trent O'Donnell||Sarah Scheller & Alison Bell||15 November 2017||N/A|
|5||5||"Super Mum"||Trent O'Donnell||Sarah Scheller & Alison Bell||22 November 2017||474,000|
|6||6||"Mother Nature"||Trent O'Donnell||Sarah Scheller & Alison Bell||29 November 2017||N/A|
|7||7||"Matrescence"||Trent O'Donnell||Sarah Scheller & Alison Bell||6 December 2017||N/A|
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