Boomers. Image shows from L to R: John (Russ Abbot), Maureen (Stephanie Beacham), Alan (Philip Jackson), Joyce (Alison Steadman), Trevor (James Smith), Carol (Paula Wilcox), Joan (June Whitfield). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.


BBC One sitcom. 13 episodes (2 series), 2014 - 2016. Stars Alison Steadman, Philip Jackson, Russ Abbot, Stephanie Beacham, James Smith, Paula Wilcox and June Whitfield.

Boomers. Image shows from L to R: John (Russ Abbot), Trevor (James Smith). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Series 1, Episode 6

As the gang head off for their annual 1960s-themed getaway weekend, it looks like there could be a little less fun and a little more stress at the seaside.

Further details

Every year Joyce, Alan, Maureen, John, Trevor and Carol go away for a 60s weekend at a seaside resort. There are activities, dancing and old 60s acts playing live, but this year is different - Alan has messed up the booking and they only have two rooms between six; John is feeling old and decides to prove he is not by trying to get to the top of the climbing wall; and Carol bumps into an old male friend who could throw her and Trevor's marriage back in the air.

Broadcast details

Friday 19th September 2014
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Alison Steadman Joyce
Philip Jackson Alan
Russ Abbot John
Stephanie Beacham Maureen
James Smith Trevor
Paula Wilcox Carol
Guest cast
George Layton Dennis
Tanya Fear Anna the Receptionist
Richard Sutton Dave
Edwin Flay Matt
Eric Lampaert Ben the Instructor
Writing team
Richard Pinto Writer
Sarah Cartwright Script Editor
Production team
Adam Miller Director
Paul Schlesinger Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
Gregor Sharp Executive Producer


Alan takes one for the team

There's a mix up with the booking - will Alan play along?

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Featuring: Alison Steadman (Joyce), Tanya Fear (Anna the Receptionist), Philip Jackson (Alan), Russ Abbot (John), Stephanie Beacham (Maureen), James Smith (Trevor), Paula Wilcox (Carol).

Worries about Carol

The girls discuss Carol's behaviour - where will it all end?

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Featuring: Alison Steadman (Joyce), Stephanie Beacham (Maureen).


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