Roy. Image shows from L to R: Becky (Martha Byrne), Roy, Maura (Cathy Belton), Bill (Simon Delaney). Copyright: JAM Media.


CBBC sitcom. 52 episodes (4 series), 2009 - 2015. Stars Simon Delaney, Cathy Belton, Martha Byrne, David Green, Rebecca Barry, Fionn O'Shea, Lewis Harris and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - New Boy

The opening episode follows the O'Brien family as they settle into their new community of Ballyfermot.

Further details

Roy. Roy. Copyright: JAM Media.

The cameras follow Roy to his first day at the local school, where he causes quite a commotion. Roy is a likeable child and quickly makes friends with Tommy, Sinead, Jack and Conor, but not everybody is so happy to have a cartoon kid stealing their limelight.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 5th August 2009
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Delaney Bill
Cathy Belton Maura
Martha Byrne Becky
David Green Tommy
Rebecca Barry Sinead
Fionn O'Shea Jack
Lewis Harris Conor
Chloe McCormack Kathy
Mark Lambert Mr. Hammond
Maud Fahy Miss Sheringham
Helen Norton Nora
Pat McGrath Denis Gwint
Scott Graham Roy (Voice)
Richard Albrecht Narrator
Guest cast
Ronan Leahy Mr. Hogan
Writing team
Alan Keane Script Editor
Leigh McGrath Script Editor
Paul Smith Writer
Production team
Alan Shannon Director
Ian Bevitt Director
Mark Cumberton Producer
Sue Nott Executive Producer
John Rice Executive Producer
Mairin O'Faolain Editor
Edel McDonnell Editor
Jason Carlin Production Designer
Darren Hendley Composer

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