Boon is a Drama programme.

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Boon

This show was previously broadcast on ITV between 1986 and 1992. Michael Elphick plays the role of 'Ken Boon', an ex Fireman who was invalided out of the service and refusing to accept that he is on life's scrap heap sets up as a market gardener.

As the story progresses, Ken gives up his market garden business, invests money in his best friend's (Harry Crawford) new hotel, 'The Coaching Inn', and sets up a motor-bike despatch service, 'the Texas Rangers'. And two new youngsters come into his life: Debbie Yates (Lesley-Anne Sharpe), the chirpy Scouse lass who's tiny but brainy and as sharp as a needle, and Rocky Cassidy (Neil Morrissey) the biker who, underneath his threatening black leathers, is just a gentle, vulnerable Midlands lad.

Whatever Boon does, he always ends up sorting out other people's problems, and this often leads to trouble. Because of this unsolicited experience, his skills as a private detective soon become recognised, and business picks up so much that Harry and Ken set up 'Boon-Daly Investigations'. Harry prefers the life of an entrepreneur, which doesn't always help their lives to go smoothly, but with the help of Rocky, their willing assistant, Boon always seems to sort things out. Even though his own life is far from being on the straight and narrow.

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is Boon next on TV?

It's next showing on Drama (Freeview) September 23rd, 1:45am and on Drama (Freeview) September 23rd, 7:10am. See more...

Main Cast

Image for Michael ElphickMichael Elphick
David Daker
Image for Neil MorrisseyNeil Morrissey
Image for Elizabeth CarlingElizabeth Carling
Brigit Forsyth
Ollie Marsden
Image for Amanda BurtonAmanda Burton
Pamela Bellwood
Danny Webb
Brian Clough
Image for Paul BarberPaul Barber
Kenneth V. Jones
Sarah Grace
Michael Attwell
Teddie Thompson
Sarah-Jane Holm
Patricia Hayes
Joan Hickson
Reginald Marsh
Image for Caroline LangrisheCaroline Langrishe