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


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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