Eileen Lewis is the widowed matriarch of a large, close-knit and dysfunctional Northern family and their life in Birkenhead.
Did You Know?
The show began life as Lapland; a 2011 one-off Christmas special which sees recently widowed Liverpudlian grandmother Eileen (Sue Johnston) and her large family holiday to Lapland, with the intentions of seeing the Northern Lights. Following its success, Being Eileen was commissioned, following the family back home in Liverpool. See more