BBC One’s ‘Boomers’ to return for second season in 2016

Comedy series Boomers will be back on BBC One with six new episodes next year. Russ Abbot, Stephanie Beacham, Philip Jackson, James Smith, Alison Steadman and Paula Wilcox have just finished filming Season 2. Written by Richard Pinto (The Kumars at No. 42), Boomers follows the ups and downs of three retired couples and launched … >

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‘Boomers’ preview

In the world of popular television, there may be little alchemy more precarious than that of creating a popular sitcom hit. If ever the philosophy was that British viewers liked something a little savage or self-loathing, the success, in recent years, of shows such as Mrs Brown’s Boys, Benidorm and Miranda has proven that going … >

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‘Boomers’ trailer: June Whitfield in new BBC One comedy

BBC One has unveiled the trailer for Boomers,a new comedy series about three recently retired couples. Written by Richard Pinto (The Kumars at No. 42), the six 30-minute episodes will star June Whitfield, Alison Steadman, Paula Wilcox, Russ Abbot, Stephanie Beacham, Philip Jackson and James Smith. Boomers begins at 9pm on Friday 15 August on … >

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BBC One orders ‘Boomers’ comedy

Absolute Fabulous star June Whitfield has been cast in Boomers – previously titled Grey Mates – a new BBC One comedy series about three recently retired couples. Written by Richard Pinto (The Kumars at No. 42), the six 30-minute episodes will also star Alison Steadman, Paula Wilcox, Russ Abbot, Stephanie Beacham, Philip Jackson and James … >

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‘Sugartown’: Episode 1 review

Some programmes thrive on constantly treading the line between funny and serious without ever truly identifying which they are – Shameless did it for years before toppling over the edge – while others are content to nail their comedic or dramatic flags to the mast from the outset.

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