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: Mick (Nigel Planer), Joyce (Alison Steadman). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Series 2, Episode 4 - Mick's Return

Mick returns from his Spanish paradise minus his young Russian wife and has a surprise in store for Joyce.

Further details

A newly single Mick (Nigel Planer) returns and causes chaos at the local fete that Carol has organised. John looks to spice up his and Maureen's relationship with surprising results, and Trevor tries to be all things to all people.

Alan's got a new job but he's not sure it's for him and Joyce and Mick share a surprising moment. But will anyone believe her when she tells them what happened?

Broadcast details

Friday 15th 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
    Nigel Planer Mick
    Richard Glover Ryan
    Kate Anthony Christine
    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
    Mike Holliday Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
    Ian Masterson Composer


    Joyce's kiss and tell

    Fearing Mick is about to reveal their kiss, Joyce gets in first to admit all to Alan.

    Featuring: Alison Steadman (Joyce), Nigel Planer (Mick), Philip Jackson (Alan).


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