The Midwich Cuckoos

Mummy’s little nightmares: Sky's sci-fi thriller The Midwich Cuckoos

The Midwich Cuckoos (credit: Sky)

A wide-eyed couple moving out of London. A single mother re­entering dating life. A prep school teacher working late. An illicit affair. Welcome to Midwich, a seemingly normal suburban town – until the day something strange happens and many of its residents are temporarily left unconscious. After they wake, the women of child-bearing age discover they’re pregnant. When the children are born, they’re not quite human.  

Sky announces extensive line-up of new and exclusive TV shows

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Increasing output by 50% on last year, the broadcaster will be releasing 30 new Sky Original documentaries alongside a host of new drama, comedy, entertainment and arts series.

The new Sky Original TV shows announced are:

Original Drama


Written by Paul Abbott (Shameless), the drama will see Babou Ceesay (Rogue One) star as a lauded forensic pathologist. The series will air in autumn 2021.