Cradle To Grave. Image shows from L to R: Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay), Danny Baker (Laurie Kynaston), Bet Baker (Lucy Speed). Copyright: ITV Studios.

Cradle To Grave

BBC Two comedy drama about the childhood of Danny Baker. 8 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars Peter Kay, Lucy Speed, Laurie Kynaston, Frankie Wilson and others.

Series 1

Cradle To Grave. Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay). Copyright: ITV Studios.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 3rd September 2015

Sharon and her plimsole-wearing boyfriend are about to take Danny to the theatre for a West End experience he will never forget. Throw in a coveted item of clothing, a rogue tortoise and an early brush with death and it's business as usual at 11 Debnams Rd.

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Cradle To Grave. Image shows from L to R: Bet Baker (Lucy Speed), Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay). Copyright: ITV Studios.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 10th September 2015

Bet persuades Spud to expand their horizons and take in such rich new experiences as wine, the Bermondsey Small Retailers annual dinner dance, and a caravan holiday in Dymchurch. As for Danny, there are lessons to be learned in biology, both at school and in the bedroom.

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Cradle To Grave. Image shows from L to R: Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay), Bet Baker (Lucy Speed). Copyright: ITV Studios.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 17th September 2015

Danny finds himself stepping into a parallel universe, where actual telly programmes can be watched again in your own front room.

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Cradle To Grave. Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay). Copyright: ITV Studios.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 24th September 2015

Paying for daughter Sharon's dream wedding is giving Spud sleepless nights, whilst Danny has his own conundrum to solve.

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Cradle To Grave. Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay). Copyright: ITV Studios.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 1st October 2015

Spud begins a life away from the docks, and Danny finally enters Miss Blondel's dark room.

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Cradle To Grave. Shaky (Simon Day). Copyright: ITV Studios.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 8th October 2015

Spud demonstrates his keen sense of hearing when it comes to money and wallets. Danny is a young man at a crossroads with the fabulous Miss Blondel - or Louise, as he's now allowed to call her. And something is stirring in Shaky Young's sister's loft.

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Cradle To Grave. Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay). Copyright: ITV Studios.

7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Thursday 15th October 2015

Double lives are being led by father and son: Spud embarks on his first day on the straight and narrow as a Commissionaire and Danny poses as David Essex's brother. But it's Bet's need for a bit of breathing space and her friendship with Keith from work which might prove to be the most dangerous double life of all.

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Cradle To Grave. Image shows from L to R: Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay), Bet Baker (Lucy Speed). Copyright: ITV Studios.

8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Thursday 15th October 2015

A tale of two romantic milestones in the Baker family history - daughter Sharon's much anticipated wedding and the 1949 courtship of one Freddie Baker and Betty Lockwood. Meanwhile, Danny gets an interesting lecture from Yvonne.

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