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 2, Episode 2

This week's sketches include a meeting with a forgetful spy; a supermarket shopping trip with a Brazilian carnival dancer; and details on how to get hold of a proper cup of tea.

Further details

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

This week we meet a forgetful spy; two very competitive old ladies; supermarket shopping with a Brazilian carnival dancer; and how to get hold of a proper cup of tea.

Plus there's some controversial Danish knitwear in Watson and Oliver's own version of The Killing, and a rather surprising guest appearance from Clare Balding.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd May 2013
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lorna Watson Various
Ingrid Oliver Various
Lu Corfield Ensemble Actor
Bob Golding Ensemble Actor
Vicki Hopps Ensemble Actor
Daniel Lawrence Taylor (as Daniel Taylor) Ensemble Actor
Daisy Aitkens Ensemble Actor
James Doherty Ensemble Actor
Richard Glover Ensemble Actor
Keir Charles Ensemble Actor
Tom Price Ensemble Actor
Jenny Bede Ensemble Actor
Gus Brown Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Clare Balding God
Laura Shaw Ensemble Actor
Daniel Ings Ensemble Actor
Kent Olesen Ensemble Actor
Tom Palmer Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Lorna Watson Writer
Ingrid Oliver Writer
James Cary Writer (Additional Material)
Jessica Silcock Writer (Additional Material)
Naomi Smith Writer (Additional Material)
William Andrews Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Golding (as Tom Goulding) Writer (Additional Material)
Toby Davies Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Simon Gibney Director
Gareth Edwards Producer
Robert Popper Executive Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Simon Prentice Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer
Ben Hales Composer


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