The Bleak Old Shop Of Stuff. Image shows from L to R: Victoria Secret-Past (Ambra Lily Keegan), Conceptiva Secret-Past (Katherine Parkinson), Jedrington Secret-Past (Robert Webb), Victor Secret-Past (Finlay Christie). Copyright: BBC.

The Bleak Old Shop Of Stuff

BBC Two sitcom set in Victorian London. 4 episodes (1 series), 2011 - 2012. Stars Robert Webb, Katherine Parkinson, Tim McInnerny, Sarah Hadland and others.

Series 1, Episode 3

Reduced to poverty and gin addiction Jedrington is at his lowest ebb, until his loyal and true servant Servegood restores him to sobriety by the gentle application of a massive cudgel.

Further details

The Bleak Old Shop Of Stuff. Image shows from L to R: Harmswell Grimstone (Tim McInnerny), Judge Harshmore Grimstone (Graeme Garden), Jedrington Secret-Past (Robert Webb). Copyright: BBC.

Reunited with Conceptiva, the two take the evil Mr Grimstone to court to demand the return of the business and their daughter. But when the judge turns out to be Grimstone's uncle the case seems hopeless. Will the family ever be whole again? Jedrington's son Victor's enigmatic chum Smalcolm may hold the key to everyone's happiness.

Broadcast details

Monday 5th March 2012
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robert Webb Jedrington Secret-Past
Katherine Parkinson Conceptiva Secret-Past
Tim McInnerny Harmswell Grimstone
Sarah Hadland Miss Primly Tightclench
Kevin Eldon Servegood
Derek Griffiths Pusweasel
Ambra Lily Keegan Victoria Secret-Past
Finlay Christie Victor Secret-Past
Blake Harrison Smalcolm
Guest cast
Graeme Garden Judge Harshmore Grimstone
Llewella Gideon Mrs Grrumblechoop
Hector McCormick News Boy
Dave Lamb Neverlost Dunthem
Dan March Vilebert Grimstone
Matthew Sheahan Vengeforth Grimstone
Jim Millard Berserkiel Grimstone
Writing team
Mark Evans Writer
Production team
Ben Gosling Fuller Director
Gareth Edwards Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer

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