Boy Meets Girl. Image shows from L to R: Judy (Rebecca Root), Leo (Harry Hepple). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Boy Meets Girl

BBC Two sitcom about a couple and their families. 12 episodes (2 series), 2015 - 2016. Stars Rebecca Root, Harry Hepple, Denise Welch, Nigel Betts and others.

Series 1, Episode 5

Geoff has promised to give Leo a try-out as a salesman at his car showroom. Tony is ill but Pam is unsympathetic and leaves him in James's care.

Further details

Boy Meets Girl. Geoff (Steve Jackson). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Tony is ill but Pam is unsympathetic and leaves him in James's care.

Having coerced Leo into agreeing that she can use his family's house for Judy's Surprise Party, Peggy arrives at the Macdonalds "to see what she's working with" and, hearing that Tony is unwell, appoints herself as Chief Nurse.

James discovers that Tony has been reading up about transsexuals and assumes this means that his Dad is gearing up to transition himself. When he discovers the truth he heads off to talk it all through with Judy.

Meantime, Leo is repelled by Geoff's creepy and inappropriate interest in Judy - and ends up walking away from the job. Pam comes home to an unwelcome surprise.

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st October 2015
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rebecca Root Judy
Harry Hepple Leo
Denise Welch Pam
Nigel Betts Tony
Jonny Dixon James
Janine Duvitski Peggy
Lizzie Roper Jackie
Vineeta Rishi Anji
Guest cast
Victoria Elliott Sally
Simon Hubbard Craig
Killian Macardle Dan
David Nellist Car Customer
Steve Jackson Geoff
Writing team
Elliott Kerrigan Writer
Andrew Mettam Writer
Production team
Paul Norton Walker Director
Margot Gavan Duffy Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Kristian Smith Executive Producer
Pete Thornton Executive Producer


60 years of worry

Peggy opens up to Tony about what it has been like being Judy's mum.

Featuring: Nigel Betts (Tony), Janine Duvitski (Peggy).


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