Daisy Haggard as Ally | Breeders on FX

Daisy Haggard


"Ally," portrayed by Daisy Haggard, is a woman struggling with turning 50. She does not want to be hired just to tick a box. The news of her imminent grandmotherhood does not help. Ally grapples with supporting her children as they enter adulthood and take life-changing first steps, while also trying to find her own place in the world.

Career Highlights

Daisy Haggard is a BAFTA®-nominated actress and writer. 

Haggard created, co-wrote, starred and produced the much loved and critically acclaimed BBC/Showtime comedy-drama series Back to Life. She plays protagonist “Miri Matteson,” who returns home after eighteen years in prison and attempts to integrate back into her old life, alongside Adeel Akhtar and Geraldine James, with Adrian Edmondson joining season two. The first season hit screens in 2019 and the second aired in 2021 and received enormous critical and audience response. 

Haggard received a BAFTA Television nomination for her turn as “Ally” in the FX/Sky comedy series Breeders.

Other television credits include the standout roles of “Myra Licht” in Episodes (BBC/Showtime) opposite Matt LeBlanc and Tamsin Greig, Uncle (BBC), Black Mirror (Netflix) and Ballot Monkeys (Channel 4). Haggard has just wrapped on Boat Story (BBC), the next highly anticipated television series from Two Brothers Pictures.

No stranger to the stage, her theater credits include the lead role of “Becky” in Becky Shaw at the Almeida Theatre, You for Me for You at the Royal Court Theatre and most recently Consent by Nina Raine at the National Theatre.

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as Luke

Luke is 18, in a long-term relationship with Maya and about to become a father.