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.

Boomers

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), Maureen (Stephanie Beacham), Trevor (James Smith), Carol (Paula Wilcox), Matt (Lee Boardman), Seb (Rhashan Stone), Joyce (Alison Steadman), Alan (Philip Jackson). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Series 2, Episode 2 - Matt & Seb

New couple Matt and Seb are having a housewarming party. John's keeping a low profile as he thinks he's catnip to gay men and Trevor's got performance anxiety as his and Carol's period of sexual lent draws to a close.

Further details

Alan's in mid loft clear-out, having hired a skip for the purpose, when new couple Matt and Seb pop by to invite them to their housewarming party that night. The party is in full flow when the gang arrive.

John - having confessed to Alan that he's catnip to gay men - instead immediately attracts the attentions of Matt and Seb's dog Becks. Carol's keen to leave early as she and Trevor are coming to the end of a period of sexual lent, which has raised Trevor's anxiety levels. Maureen's just excited to be at a 'real gay party' - she used to be a regular at all the clubs back in the day - but Joyce has told her to keep a lid on it, as she doesn't want anyone thinking they're old fogies.

Meanwhile, Alan's spotted one of Joyce's old bedside tables that he had recently thrown out and thinks his hosts have stolen it, which they deny. Unconvinced, Alan tells John he's going to steal it back and enlists his help.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 1st April 2016
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Alison Steadman Joyce
    Philip Jackson Alan
    Russ Abbot John
    Stephanie Beacham Maureen
    James Smith Trevor
    Paula Wilcox Carol
    Guest cast
    Lee Boardman Matt
    Rhashan Stone Seb
    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

    Video

    Sex noises

    The gang are on their way to their new neighbours housewarming party.

    Featuring: Alison Steadman (Joyce), Philip Jackson (Alan), Russ Abbot (John), Stephanie Beacham (Maureen), James Smith (Trevor), Paula Wilcox (Carol), Lee Boardman (Matt).

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