Saxondale. Image shows from L to R: Tommy (Steve Coogan), Magz (Ruth Jones)


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2006 - 2007
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

Steve Coogan stars as Tommy Saxondale, an ex-roadie now running a pest control business in suburbia. Also features Ruth Jones, Rasmus Hardiker, Morwenna Banks, James Bachman, Rosie Cavaliero and Darren Boyd

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Series 2, Episode 1

Tommy gets excited when one of his ex-roadie pals moves to the nearby business enterprise zone.

Further details

Tommy and Raymond are out on a job at a rock club, when Tommy is called on to sound check the band. He gets nostalgic and takes Raymond to meet Malcolm his crazy old rocker pal. Tommy takes Raymond back to the rock club. His attempt to recreate 70's backstage madness with a Queen Tribute band doesn't quite chime with the reality of smoothie-drinking twenty-somethings.

Broadcast details

Thursday 23rd August 2007
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Steve Coogan Tommy
Ruth Jones Magz
Rasmus Hardiker Raymond
Morwenna Banks Vicky
James Bachman Alistair
Rosie Cavaliero Penny
Darren Boyd Jonathan
Guest cast
Matt Berry Geoff
Greg Davies Dunc
Simon Greenall Malcolm
Marianne Levy Caroline
Dustin Demri-Burns 'Brian May'
Seb Cardinal (as Sebastian Cardinal) 'Freddie Mercury'
Writing team
Steve Coogan Writer
Neil Maclennan Writer
Production team
John Henderson Director
Ted Dowd Producer
Steve Coogan Executive Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Kerry Waddell Line Producer
David Yardley Editor
David Ferris (as Dave Ferris) Production Designer
Lindsay Hughes Casting Director
Marcia Stanton Costume Designer
John Ignatius Director of Photography
Helen Barrett Make-up Designer
Sam Dawking 1st Assistant Director

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