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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