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: Alan (Philip Jackson), Trevor (James Smith), John (Russ Abbot). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Series 2, Episode 5 - Murder Mystery

It's John's birthday and he's decided to do something different this year - a Murder Mystery Party.

Further details

It's John's birthday and he's decided to do something different this year - a Murder Mystery Party, where all the couples have to come in fancy dress as characters in the mystery.

Soon however there's real life mystery. Is it Maureen or her alter ego Lady Greystoke that's having an affair? Will Alan's success at re-gifting eventually come back to haunt him? Who is the exotic sounding 'Diego'? John just wants someone to take the game seriously!

Broadcast details

Friday 22nd 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
    Toby Longworth Diego
    Writing team
    Richard Pinto Writer
    Sarah Cartwright Script Editor
    Paul Rose Writer
    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


    Murder at Greystone Manor

    It's John's birthday and he is hosting a Murder Mystery party in the guise of Lord Greystone.

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


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