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.

Series 2, Episode 3 is repeated on Gold on Sunday at 10:35am.

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
    Mark Williams Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
    Ian Masterson Composer


    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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