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

Watson & Oliver

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC Two
  • 2012 - 2013
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Sketch show for BBC Two with female comedy duo Lorna Watson and Ingrid Oliver. Stars Lorna Watson, Ingrid Oliver, Adrian Scarborough, Hugo Speer, Peter Serafinowicz and more.

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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.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Monday 20th February 2012
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 22nd February 2012 7:30pm BBC2

Cast & crew

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
Marina Fonseca Edit 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!

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Ingrid Oliver & Lorna Watson.

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