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 2, Episode 1 - Quiz

The Old Guys. Image shows from L to R: Roy (Clive Swift), Roland (Harry Culverhouse), Tom (Roger Lloyd Pack). Copyright: BBC
Tom and Roy, anxious about getting old, become determined to win the pub quiz to prove that their minds are still agile.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Friday 9th July 2010
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 15th August 2011 12:20am Gold
Friday 9th September 2011 1:20am Gold
Tuesday 15th November 2011 1:00am Gold
Saturday 24th March 2012 2:20am Gold
Sunday 29th July 2012 2:25am Gold

Cast & crew

Roger Lloyd Pack Tom
Clive Swift Roy
Jane Asher Sally
Vincent Ebrahim Rajan
Guest cast
Cherie Lunghi Barbara (Librarian)
Jeremy Clyde Keith (Sally's Date)
Harry Culverhouse Roland (Student)
David Kay Quizmaster
Writing team
Simon Blackwell Writer
Gareth Edwards Script Development
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
Jack Docherty Producer
Sam Bain Executive Producer
Jesse Armstrong Executive Producer
Jemma Rodgers (as Jemma Rodgers Lowry) Executive Producer
Simon Blackwell Associate Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Laura Wilson Editor
Dave Arrowsmith Production Designer
Ivor Cutler Composer


The Pub Quiz

Tom and Roy get thrashed in the pub quiz and Rajan reigns supreme.

Featuring: Jane Asher (Sally), Vincent Ebrahim (Rajan), Roger Lloyd Pack (Tom), Clive Swift (Roy) & David Kay (Quizmaster).

The New Librarian

Tom and Roy spy on the new librarian and attempt to impress her with their choice of books.

Featuring: Roger Lloyd Pack (Tom), Clive Swift (Roy) & Cherie Lunghi (Barbara).

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