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 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.

Broadcast details

Monday 26th March 2012
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    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: Ingrid Oliver, Rhona Croker, Bob Golding.

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

    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: Lorna Watson, Ingrid Oliver, James Doherty, 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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