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 6

Watson & Oliver. Ingrid Oliver. Copyright: BBC / Popper Pictures
Superhero AlloyMan has problems with his new suit; Fi & Bea are off to Spain; and Sir Thomas and Mr Bridgewater have marriage on their minds. Have Miss Steepes and Miss Rutherford finally caught their prey? Back in the studio, Lorna and Ingrid attempt to put on their own Olympic Opening ceremony.

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Broadcast details

Monday 26th March 2012
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 27th March 2012 12:20am BBC2 Wales
Wednesday 28th March 2012 7:30pm BBC2
Thursday 29th March 2012 7:30pm BBC2 Wales

Cast & crew

Lorna Watson Various
Ingrid Oliver Various
Adrian Scarborough Sir Thomas
Hugo Speer Mr Bridgewater
Rhona Croker 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
Daniel Rigby Ensemble Actor
Daisy Aitkens Ensemble Actor
James Doherty Ensemble Actor
Richard Glover Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Keith Barron Mr Rutherford
Tom Ellis New Georgian Gentleman
Geoffrey McGivern (as Geoff McGivern) Mr Steepes
Nick Mohammed New Georgian Gentleman
Felicity Montagu Ensemble Actor
Colin Salmon Ensemble Actor
Sophie Thompson Ensemble Actor
Ashley Hardy Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Lorna Watson Writer
Ingrid Oliver Writer
Kevin Cecil Script Editor
Arthur Mathews (as Arthur Matthews) Writer (Additional Material)
Laurence Rickard Writer (Additional Material)
George Sawyer 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



Childbirth, it's all push, push, push, when sometimes all you want to do is push off.

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Featuring: Rhona Croker, Bob Golding & Ingrid Oliver.

One Pound MI5

In the world of espionage, agents are used to pay back... but this is on a different level entirely!

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Featuring: Rhona Croker, James Doherty, Bob Golding, Tom Parry & Lorna Watson.

Bea and Fi go on Holiday

Bea and Fi are off to Spain with Fi's parents. But where is Bea's passport?

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Featuring: James Doherty, Ingrid Oliver, Lorna Watson & Sophie Thompson.

Behind-the-Scenes: Tom Parry's Line

Tom Parry struggles to get to grips with his one line as he plays a security guard who is just trying to do his job.

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Featuring: Tom Parry.

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