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
    Ben Blaine Editor
    Chris Blaine Editor
    Dennis De Groot Production Designer
    Grant Olding Composer

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