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), Alan (Philip Jackson). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Series 2, Episode 1 - Camping

Celebrating Trevor's birthday and anniversary on a campsite, Joyce, Maureen and Carol strike up an interesting new friendship with a strapping young Nordic man.

Further details

The gang visit a campsite to celebrate Trevor's birthday. John and Maureen are in a top of the range Winnebago, Trevor and Carol in Trevor's beloved caravan and Alan and Joyce in a leaky two-man tent. The boys get into trouble on a charity bike ride and Trevor's plans of upgrading the caravan are put on hold. Meanwhile, the girls meet a handsome young Swede with a penchant for older ladies, but find out he's not as good as he looks.

Broadcast details

Friday 25th March 2016
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
    Trevor Cooper Chris
    Sandra Maitland JJ ('Dumpling')
    David Menkin Hawkan
    Richard Sutton Julian
    Writing team
    Richard Pinto Writer
    Sarah Cartwright Script Editor
    Oriane Messina Writer (Additional Material)
    Fay Rusling Writer (Additional Material)
    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
    Per Runberg Composer


    Trevor needs rescuing

    Whilst on a bike ride, Alan tries to enlist John's help to dissuade Trevor from buying a caravan - it is a cult and he needs saving, before they find themselves in dangers way.

    Featuring: Philip Jackson (Alan), Russ Abbot (John), James Smith (Trevor).


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