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

The Baby Boomers' Guide To Growing Old

More4 comedy about growing old. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2017. Stars Amanda Barrie, Johnny Ball, Edwina Currie, Henry Blofeld and others.

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.

Full synopsis

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

Date
Tuesday 20th June 2017
Time
10pm
Channel
More4
Length
65 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
Isobel Williams Series Producer
Ed Sunderland Series Director
Jon Connerty Exec Producer
Jamie Isaacs Exec Producer
Jamie Salisbury Composer
Alex Baxter Editor
Joel Bye Editor
Ambreen Hameed Edit Producer

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