The Old Guys. Image shows from L to R: Tom (Roger Lloyd Pack), Roy (Clive Swift). Copyright: BBC
The Old Guys

The Old Guys

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2009 - 2010
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Old guys Tom and Roy live together and lust over sexy neighbour Sally. Stars Roger Lloyd Pack, Clive Swift, Jane Asher, Katherine Parkinson, Justin Edwards and Vincent Ebrahim

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Series 1, Episode 2 - The Therapist

Roy is feeling low, so Amber suggests that he starts seeing Ned, her therapist.

Further details

The Old Guys. Image shows from L to R: Tom (Roger Lloyd Pack), Roy (Clive Swift). Copyright: BBC

Roy is feeling depressed. On Amber's suggestion, he goes to see therapist Ned. There Roy tells Ned all his secret dreams and fantasies about Sally but is horrified when Sally meets Ned and there is a mutual attraction.

Meanwhile, Sally is standing in the local council election on the 'Save the Post Office' ticket. Roy volunteers to be her campaign manager in a bid to spend more time with her, but when Ned turns up, unannounced, at the post-results dinner party, Tom and Roy take desperate measures to stop Ned meeting Sally again.

Broadcast details

Saturday 7th February 2009
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 9th May 2010 8:40pm Gold
Friday 2nd September 2011 1:15am Gold
Wednesday 9th November 2011 12:40am Gold

Cast & crew

Roger Lloyd Pack Tom
Clive Swift Roy
Jane Asher Sally
Katherine Parkinson Amber
Guest cast
Roger Allam Ned (Therapist)
Jeffrey Daunton Electoral Officer
Richard Addison Man at Door
Writing team
Sam Bain Writer
Jesse Armstrong Writer
Robert Popper Script Development
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
Jack Docherty Producer
Alan Tyler Executive Producer
Sam Bain Executive Producer
Jesse Armstrong Executive Producer
Gareth Edwards Associate Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Laura Wilson Editor
Iain McDonald Production Designer
Ivor Cutler Composer

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