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

Roy

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 11 - Testing Testing

Even cartoon characters have to sit exams, as the comic adventures of a cartoon boy living in the real world continue.

Further details

Roy is filled with dread when Miss Sheringham announces a forthcoming class test, covering all of the year's school work to date. Roy, however, has never been tested before and is very worried about his chances of success.

Headmaster Mr Hammond, meanwhile, is determined to raise the school's position in the league tables and, if Roy does badly, it could mean he has to leave the school.

But Roy finds studying tedious, so he recruits his brainy friend, Tommy, to educate him in the ways of revision. Tommy suggests that Roy needs to "digest" the information. Unfortunately, Roy takes this advice literally. He quickly swallows all of his school books and discovers that he can literally eat knowledge. With this new-found power he can't possibly fail the test - or can he?

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 14th October 2009
Time
4:30pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
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
Scott Graham Roy (Voice)
Richard Albrecht Narrator
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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