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: Vaughan (Simon Day), Trevor (James Smith), John (Russ Abbot). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Series 2, Episode 3 - Naming Ceremony

Joyce steals her own granddaughter at her Naming Ceremony for essential Facebook updates, while Carol attempts to publish her own version of Fifty Shades of Grey (and Trevor frets because it might be based on personal experience).

Broadcast details

Friday 8th April 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
    Simon Day Vaughan
    Julia Deakin Sally
    Isy Suttie (as Izy Suttie) Suze
    Alun Cochrane Lee
    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


    Carol's racy novel

    Vaughan is keen to find more out about Carol's non-conformist interests and her racy novel, as Trevor lets off a bit of steam at the party.

    Featuring: Russ Abbot (John), James Smith (Trevor), Simon Day (Vaughan).


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