Barmy Aunt Boomerang

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Barmy Aunt Boomerang
Starring Toyah Willcox
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 30
Running time 30 minutes
Original network CBBC
Original release 16 September 1999 – 14 December 2000

Barmy Aunt Boomerang was a children's comedy series which aired on BBC1 in the United Kingdom from 16 September 1999 to 14 December 2000. Sebastian's world is turned upside down by the arrival of his unconventional Australian aunt Boomerang. It is revealed early on in the series (the first episode) that Aunt Boomerang is in fact a ghost, She was starring in an Australian soap when she was killed on set. She now acts as something of a "fairy god-mother" to Sebastian. The show ran for two series.

The series also featured actor Alex Harvey (born October 1959), who is the son of the late Scottish rock singer and leader of The Sensational Alex Harvey Band. Alex Harvey Junior played the part of a police officer named Sergeant Keen.[1]

Series guide[edit]

  • Series 1 - 15 editions broadcast 16 September 1999 – 23 December 1999
  • Series 2 - 15 editions broadcast 14 September 2000 – 21 December 2000

(Source : BBC Motion Gallery)


Ratings (CBBC Channel)[edit]

Saturday 29 June 2002- 40,000 (2nd most watched on CBBC that week)


  1. ^ "BBC - Comedy Guide - Barmy Aunt Boomerang". Archived from the original on 11 January 2005. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 

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