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

Roy

CBBC sitcom about a schoolboy. 52 episodes (4 series), 2009 - 2015. Stars Simon Delaney, Cathy Belton, Martha Byrne, David Green and others.

Series 1, Episode 6 - Roy Band

It's hard to stay out of trouble when you are a cartoon and this week is no exception for Roy, as he tries to win the local heat of a TV talent contest in order to keep his friend in school.

Further details

The whole school is buzzing with excitement at the prospect of the talent heats but Roy's pal, Jack, seems unusually quiet. Roy learns that Jack may have to move back to Poland because his dad has lost his job. Roy is devastated and wonders how can he stop this from happening. If he could somehow win the talent show, he could donate the cash prize to Jack's family and maybe Jack could stay in Ireland.

Disaster strikes, though, when Mr Hammond the headmaster bans Roy from performing any cartoon tricks in the contest after a couple of animated antics at school get out of hand. Desperate to win the cash to keep his friend at school, Roy gathers his friends and forms a band in the hope of winning the prize. There is only one problem, though - they cannot sing!

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 9th September 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
Guest cast
Charlene Gleeson Tara Loveworth
Patrick Murray Jack's Dad
Holly Walsh Karisma
Nigel Davey Sound Man
Writing team
Alan Keane Script Editor
Leigh McGrath Script Editor
Neil Leyden Writer
Production team
Alan Shannon Director
Alan Macmillan Director
Mark Cumberton Producer
Sue Nott Executive Producer
John Rice Executive Producer
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