Watson & Oliver. Image shows from L to R: Lorna Watson, Ingrid Oliver. Copyright: BBC.

Watson & Oliver

BBC Two sketch show starring Ingrid Oliver and Lorna Watson. 12 episodes (2 series), 2012 - 2013. Stars Lorna Watson, Ingrid Oliver, Adrian Scarborough, Hugo Speer and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

Watson & Oliver. Image shows from L to R: Lorna Watson, Ingrid Oliver. Copyright: BBC / Popper Pictures.
In the first episode, it emerges that Lorna Watson has a slight issue with timekeeping. We also see Wills and Kate relaxing at home, and visit a typical East End café. John Barrowman drops in for a performance with Ingrid.

Broadcast details

Monday 20th February 2012
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lorna Watson Various
Ingrid Oliver Various
Adrian Scarborough Sir Thomas
Hugo Speer Mr Bridgewater
Peter Serafinowicz Various (Voice)
Lu Corfield Ensemble Actor
Rhona Croker Ensemble Actor
Matthew Earley Ensemble Actor
Bob Golding Ensemble Actor
Vicki Hopps Ensemble Actor
Tom Parry Ensemble Actor
Holly Smith Ensemble Actor
Daniel Lawrence Taylor (as Daniel Taylor) Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
John Barrowman Self
Jason Lewis Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Lorna Watson Writer
Ingrid Oliver Writer
Kevin Cecil Writer (Additional Material)
Alex Lowe Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Cecil Script Editor
Ali Crockatt Writer (Additional Material)
David Scott Writer (Additional Material)
Robert Mills Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Boden Director
Simon London Producer
Robert Popper Executive Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Jake Bernard Editor
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Jo Sutherland Production Designer
Ben Hales Composer


Ruby Eyebrows

Forget wearing your heart on your sleeve, Irene's feelings are written all over her face... literally!

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Featuring: Lorna Watson, Ingrid Oliver.


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