The Baby Boomers' Guide To Growing Old. Image shows from L to R: Johnny Ball, Amanda Barrie, Edwina Currie, John Prescott. Copyright: Liberty Bell
The Baby Boomers' Guide To Growing Old

The Baby Boomers' Guide To Growing Old

  • TV comedy
  • More4
  • 2017
  • 4 episodes (1 series)

Exploring the world of Britain's over-65s through the eyes of 13 pension aged celebrities. Stars Amanda Barrie, Johnny Ball, Edwina Currie, Henry Blofeld, Stanley Johnson and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

This time the baby boomers take a wry look at the ageing process, exploring some unusual ways to roll back the years.

Further details

Actress Amanda Barrie and cricket commentator Henry Blofeld have a hilarious encounter with a cosmetic surgeon, before finding out whether dressing up brings down your perceived age.

Sports presenter Jim Rosenthal experiences first-hand the problems caused by physical decline. Esther Rantzen reveals she's allergic to champagne. And Edwina Currie tries not to lose her reading glasses.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 20th June 2017
65 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 21st October 2019 2:15am More4

Cast & crew

Amanda Barrie Self
Johnny Ball Self
Edwina Currie Self
Henry Blofeld Self
Stanley Johnson Self
Roy Hudd Self
Kenny Lynch Self
Laila Morse Self
Nina Myskow Self
Eve Pollard Self
John Prescott (as Lord John Prescott) Self
Esther Rantzen (as Dame Esther Rantzen) Self
Jim Rosenthal Self
Su Pollard Narrator
Guest cast
Nick Sinclair Self
George Skeggs Self
Mark Powell Self
Diana Moran Self
Writing team
Judith Holder Writer
Production team
Ed Sunderland Series Director
Isobel Williams Series Producer
Jon Connerty Executive Producer
Jamie Isaacs Executive Producer
Kevin Forde Producer/Director
Ambreen Hameed Edit Producer
Alex Baxter Editor
Joel Bye Editor
Jamie Salisbury Composer

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