Episode 3.1 - It Was Panning

Penny is threatening to cancel Miranda's Christmas if she doesn't sort her life out...

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In-Depth Episode Synopsis

Warning: the below synopsis may contain spoilers

Penny is threatening to cancel Miranda's Christmas if she doesn't sort her life out. Among other things, she forces her daughter on a detox.

Having sold the shop, Stevie has a new executive job and Miranda tries to follow her into an office role, but it all proves too much.

Meanwhile, are Gary and Miranda able to just be friends?

First Broadcast Details

Wed 26th December 2012
9.47 million viewers (37.8% audience share)
30 minutes

Main Repeats

  • Fri 29th Nov 2013 (8:30pm, BBC1)
  • Mon 1st Dec 2014 (8:30pm, BBC1)
  • Tue 13th Oct 2015 (10:00pm, Gold)
  • Wed 14th Oct 2015 (7:20pm, Gold)

Episode 3.1 Cast & Crew

Regular Cast
Miranda Hart ... Miranda
Sarah Hadland ... Stevie
Patricia Hodge ... Penny
Tom Ellis ... Gary
Sally Phillips ... Tilly
Bo Poraj ... Mike
Guest Cast
Caroline Newman ... Zumba Instructor
Edward Bennett ... New Boss
Lizzie Stables ... Emma (Office Girl)
Taj Atwal ... Emma (Office Girl)
Emma Kennedy ... Sue Perb
Jason Watkins ... Dick Twist
Graham Bohea ... Messenger
Vicki Pepperdine ... Eaters Anonymous Group Leader
Writing Team
Miranda Hart ... Writer
Richard Hurst ... Writer
Georgia Pritchett ... Writer
Paul Powell ... Writer
Paul Kerensa ... Writer
Jason Cook ... Writer
Andrew Ellard ... Script Editor
Production Team
Juliet May ... Director
Emma Strain ... Producer
Jo Sargent ... Exec Producer
Harry Banks ... Production Design
Tracey Macario ... Production Design
Jake Bernard ... Editor
Alex Eckford ... Composer

Video Clips From This Episode

Miranda comes unstuck in a fountain

Gary and Miranda take a romantic stroll through town. What could possibly go wrong?

Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda), Tom Ellis (Gary).

Christmas Carolling with Miranda & Stevie

Stevie and Miranda find themselves performing in a festive choir.

Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda), Sarah Hadland (Stevie).

Miranda - 2012 Christmas Trailer

It's Christmas and Miranda would like a relaxing and fun time without her parents.

Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda), Sarah Hadland (Stevie), Patricia Hodge (Penny), Tom Ellis (Gary).

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