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

The Old Guys

BBC One sitcom about two older male friends. 12 episodes (2 series), 2009 - 2010. Stars Roger Lloyd-Pack, Clive Swift, Jane Asher, Katherine Parkinson and others.

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.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th July 2010
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
Jack Docherty Producer
Sam Bain Executive Producer
Jesse Armstrong Executive Producer
Jemma Rodgers (as Jemma Rodgers Lowry) Executive Producer


The Pub Quiz

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

Featuring: Roger Lloyd-Pack (Tom), Clive Swift (Roy), Jane Asher (Sally), Vincent Ebrahim (Rajan), 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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